Mazda’s Departure Doesn’t Necessarily Mean It’s Panic Time For INDYCAR and Ladder Series

INDIANAPOLIS – Mazda released a shocking statement on Tuesday afternoon saying that after nine years of supporting the Mazda Road to Indy program that they won’t be back in 2019. The California based company sated that they would like to focus their resources elsewhere and is terminating their involvement with Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 at the end of the year. “On behalf of Mazda, I’d like to thank Andersen Promotions and everyone involved with the Road to Indy for a wonderful nine years, but the time has come for Mazda…

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Mazda To End Support Of MRTI Ladders

INDIANAPOLIS – In a bit of some shocking news to come out on Tuesday, Mazda announced that they will be pulling the plug on the Verizon IndyCar Series support series’ at the end of the 2018 season. The California based company sated that they would like to focus their resources elsewhere and is terminating their involvement with Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 at the end of the year. The deal started in 2010 and has been a great marriage ever since. The Mazda Road To Indy program has graduated several…

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Kirkwood Sweeps Mid-Ohio Weekend For 9th Straight USF2000 Victory

LEXINGTON, OH – If anyone was going to stop Kyle Kirkwood from his long winning streak, it would have happened this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The American came into the weekend with aspirations of clinching this year’s USF2000 championship. With his wide lead, his win on Friday secured just that. So, over the last two races of the weekend on the 2.258-mile road course, Kirkwood had nothing to race for other than trophies. 

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Kyle Kirkwood Leads All 20 Laps En Route To 2nd Mid-Ohio Win Of USF2000 Race Weekend

LEXINGTON, OH – On Friday, Kyle Kirkwood dominated the opening race of the USF2000 race weekend. He started his No. 8 Mazda on the pole and led all 20 laps en route to a flag to flag victory. The win also clinched the 2018 championship for the youngster too. On Saturday, the first real race of the season where Kirkwood had no pressure, he swept the field yet again. 

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MRTI Battles Heat Up Heading Into Key Weekend At Mid-Ohio

INDIANAPOLIS – The Verizon IndyCar Series title race isn’t the only thing that’s heating up heading into this weekend’s race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. So are all three rings of the Mazda Road To Indy too. Two of the three divisions are seeing intense fights for the championship while another could be wrapped up as soon as Sunday. 

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Kirkwood Makes Last Lap Pass For USF2000 Sweep In Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Sunday’s USF2000 Series weekend finale at Road America didn’t disappoint. The box score shows Kyle Kirkwood swept the weekend scoring his sixth win of the 2018 season, four of which consecutively, but Sunday’s race couldn’t have gone any more different than yesterday’s for the rookie driver. On Saturday, Kirkwood started second but quickly found the lead and led all 12 laps en route to the victory on the 4.014-mile Elkhart Lake road course. On Sunday, he led only the final lap of action but it was the…

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Kirkwood Extends USF2000 Points Lead With 4 Win Of 2018 Season

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Kyle Kirkwood has won at every track on the 2018 USF2000 schedule now. He and Alex Baron split wins in the season opener at St. Pete as well as the two road course races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But, in the two races since, Kirkwood has since won at. Kirkwood, took his No. 8 Mazda to victory in the race at Lucas Oil Raceway on the west side of Indianapolis, then took the victory in Saturday’s race at Road America for his fourth win of the…

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Kyle Kirkwood Wins USF2000 Race No. 2 in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – On Friday, Kyle Kirkwood didn’t utilize the speed that he had in his No. 8 Mazda. He was quickest in practice on Thursday and won the pole for not just yesterday’s race, but today’s too. Alex Baron passed him on Lap 6 and never looked back en route to the victory. Kirkwood had to settle for a second place run. On Saturday morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he made sure that no one could touch him. 

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Alex Baron Wins USF2000 Race Sunday in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – The racing wasn’t done on Sunday when the checkered flag dropped on the Verizon IndyCar Series season opener at St. Pete. Both the USF2000 as well as the Pro Mazda Series held their final races of the weekend too. On Saturday, rookie Kyle Kirkwood reached victory lane in the season opening race. On Sunday, a veteran making a return to the series found his way to the win. Alex Baron won two races in 2013 in the USF2000 Series and has came back in 2018 with a…

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