Franzoni Retakes Pro Mazda Points Lead With Gateway Victory

Madison, Ill – All season long in Pro Mazda competition, it’s been a Victor Franzoni and Anthony Martin show. The top two drivers in the series points standings have traded victories through all nine races this year. That didn’t change on Saturday evening at the Gateway Motorsports Park either. Martin, started on the pole in his No. 8 Mazda and led the first 18 laps. It looked like he would cruise to a fifth win of the season and extend his points lead. But, Franzoni started second and stayed on his…

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Gateway Could Play Crucial Role in Indy Lights/Pro Mazda Championships

The return to the Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend is huge in it’s own sense. But, add to the fact where this race weekend falls on the schedule, and it only adds even more importance to it. For the Verizon IndyCar Series, this is the third to last race of 2017. With seven drivers will very much in the hunt for this year’s championship, Gateway will be a proving ground on who can really distance themselves heading to the final two races of the year. But, for the Mazda Road…

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Leaving Mid-Ohio, IndyCar/MRTI Championships Getting Tight As Seasons Come Close To a Close

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s hard to believe, but the 2017 season for the Verizon IndyCar Series as well as all three rings of the Mazda Road to Indy are coming to a close soon. The Verizon IndyCar Series has two weeks off before returning to the Pocono Raceway on Aug. 20. Counting Pocono, they have just four races left (Pocono, Gateway, Watkins Glen, Sonoma). But, the MRTI series’ is right there with them. The Indy Lights drivers have three weeks off before returning to Gateway. They have just two races left, one…

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Anthony Martin Regains Points Lead, Wins Pro Mazda Race No. 3 in Mid-Ohio

Lexington, OH – All season long, the Pro Mazda championship battle has come down to 21 year old Victor Franzoni and 22 year old Anthony Martin. Entering the third and final round of the race weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, just four points separated the two in the season standings. Counter that with both splitting race victories this weekend already, and you can see why the intensity level was turned up to an even bigger notch than we’ve yet to see this season. Martin, started his No. 8 Mazda…

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Victor Franzoni Wins Race No. 2 of Pro Mazda Action at Mid-Ohio

Lexington, OH – The battle between Anthony Martin and Victor Franzoni for this year’s Pro Mazda championship is nothing short of amazing. The one hoisting the championship trophy at the season finale at Watkins Glen in September will get the scholarship money for an Indy Lights seat in 2018. Right now, Franzoni now leads Martin by just points with four races to go. 

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Anthony Martin Closes Points Gap With Mid-Ohio Victory on Friday

Lexington, OH – The points battle is the Pro Mazda ranks is getting tighter and tighter by the race. On Friday, new rivals Anthony Martin and Victor Franzoni had an intense battle for the victory in Race 1 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Rookie Carlos Cunha earned the surprise pole but after the initial start was waved off, both Martin and Franzoni who started the 22 lap race second and third respectively gobbled him up and got by after the first lap. 

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