SPM and Belardi Racing Merge for Indy Lights Program

Schmidt-Peterson Motortspors is coming back to Indy Lights. They have joined a program with Belardi Racing to help drivers get to the Verizon IndyCar Series. The two sides with pair on former SPM driver and current Belardi driver Santiago Urrutia. The hope is to develop drivers in Indy Lights with their merged operation and moved them up the ranks to IndyCar with sPM. “This new program with Belardi Auto Racing is all about assisting young talented drivers any way we can to get them to the Verizon IndyCar Series,” commented…

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Aaron Telitz Signs With Belardi Racing for 2017 Indy Lights Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Aaron Telitz will compete in the 2017 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires series with the Belardi Auto Racing team, driving the No. 9 car in Mazda’s iconic Soul Red livery. Telitz, 25, of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, earned the Mazda driver development scholarship as the champion of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires last year and will compete for the Indy Lights title and rookie-of-the-year honors. The season-opener for all three categories of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires takes place March 10-12 at…

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Santiago Urrutia Joins Belardi Racing for 2017 Indy Lights Season

INDIANAPOLIS – The driver line-up at Belardi Auto Racing continues to come together, and the team is thrilled to make its second confirmation with the announcement that 2016 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires runner-up Santiago Urrutia will be joining the squad for the 2017 campaign.  The team is riding high on the momentum fueled by a six-win season last year, one that included a run of performances in the second half of the season that out-scored the competition.  Urrutia will join new Belardi Auto Racing recruit Shelby Blackstock under…

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Jamin Joins Andretti Autosport, Blackstock to Belardi, Several Other Indy Lights Driver Announcements

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2017 Indy Lights field is starting to really take shape as some big driver announcements have occurred over the past week. Today, Andretti Autosport announced that they have signed Nico Jamin for next year. Jamin, will virtually replace Dean Stoneman with the team as the Frenchman will pilot the No. 27 Mazda entry with Andretti. Jamin collected two wins, six podiums and one pole position over the 2016 Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season, earning him third place in the drivers’ championship. In addition to…

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Rosenqvist/Serralles Lead Indy Lights Practices on Friday in Toronto

TORONTO – It’s a doubleheader weekend in Toronto for the Indy Lights stars, as the 14 drivers took to the 1.786-mile street circuit for the lone two practice sessions of the weekend on Friday. It’s their only time to tune up their cars before two races and a qualifying session the rest of the way, which made these two issues very interesting to say the least. In the opening session, Felix Rosenqvist, who’s missed the last two races weekend’s, paced the way with a lap of 1:08.3020-seconds in his No.…

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