Matheus Leist Dominates Friday’s Freedom 100

INDIANAPOLIS – It wasn’t the close finish that we’ve been accustomed to seeing in the annual Freedom 100 Indy Lights Series race, but it was still a thrilling one. Pole sitter Matheus Leist won his first career Indy Lights race on Friday, dominating the race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Leist, 19, led flag to flag, 40 total laps led overall, en route to his second straight podium finish. 

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Colton Herta Victorious In 400th Indy Lights Race

Leeds, Ala – 17-year old Colton Herta is showing us why he’s going to be a star in the Verizon IndyCar Series one day. The second generation driver led flag-to-flag in Sunday’s Indy Lights Series race at the Barber Motorsports Park en route to his second career victory in just his fourth ever start. By virtue of rain falling on the 2.3-mile Alabama race track this morning, qualifying was rained out. Due to Herta holding the points lead, he started on the pole. 

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Nico Jamin Earns Indy Lights Victory at Barber

Leeds, Ala – The front row starters for today’s Indy Lights Series race at the Barber Motorsports Park had an issue at the start when pole sitter Kyle Kaiser and second place starter Colton Herta made contact with one another on the opening lap of Saturday’s race at the 2.3-mile Alabama road course. It happened in Turn 1 at that. 

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Indy Lights Drivers Getting Chance at Indy 500, Finally

Long Beach, Calif – No offense to the elder statesmen of the Verizon IndyCar Series, but allow me to say this, it’s about time. This weekend, two former Indy Lights Series drivers announced deals of their lives, with Zach Veach signing to be the third entrant for A.J. Foyt Racing in next month’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 on Friday and Jack Harvey revealing he’s the fifth entrant in the Andretti Autosport camp today. They up the car count up to 28 of next month’s big race, but a very…

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Pato O’Ward Lands Ride For Indy Lights Race at St. Pete

INDIANAPOLIS – Team Pelfrey IL announced today that primary sponsors, Gap Guard and Topo Chico, will continue to stand behind the 2017 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Champion Pato O’Ward as he moves through the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ranks. O’Ward will be participating in spring training with Team Pelfrey IL at Homestead Miami Speedway as well as securing a spot on the grid for the first Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race of the season in St. Petersburg, Fla. on March 10-12. “I am back…

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Indy Lights Drivers Ready to Move Up, But Where Is There To Go?

INDIANAPOLIS – After what was deemed as a successful Verizon IndyCar Series test on Thursday by all three Andretti Autosport drivers as well as Ed Jones, it seems like they’re ready to move up into a full-time seat at the big stage. Dean Stoneman was the top driver in the test among Indy Lights drivers, as he also did great at Mid-Ohio too back in July. He’s the top driver on the team right now and in the hunt to win the Indy Lights championship, so he makes a logical argument to…

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Andretti Autosport to Test All 3 Indy Lights Drivers at Watkins Glen in August

INDIANAPOLIS – The Verizon IndyCar Series will take to the newly paved 3.4-mile Watkins Glen International road course on August 11, as one team will bring three of their Indy Lights drivers with them. Just like with what happened at Mid-Ohio last week, teams can allow Indy Lights drivers seat time during the day long test session. Andretti Autosport will once again bring theirs. At Mid-Ohio, Andretti allowed Formula E driver Robin Frijns to test Ryan Hunter-Reay’s car, as the Andretti Autosport driver thrived in the role. He did so…

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