After O’Ward Mistake, Urrutia Wins Race 2 Of Indy Lights Season

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – Pato O’Ward was eight laps away from a dominating opening weekend to the 2018 Indy Lights season. He started on the pole for Saturday’s season opener on the streets of St. Pete after the original pole sitter in Aaron Telitz crashed his car in the qualifying session for today’s race earlier in the morning. O’Ward, would lead the entire race en route to a statement win in his No. 27 Mazda. 

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Urrutia To Return to Indy Lights Competition For 2018 Season With Belardi

Belardi Auto Racing announced on Tuesday that they have signed Santiago Urrutia for the 2018 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship.  A veteran Mazda Road to Indy driver and six-time Indy Lights race winner, Urrutia will be back behind the wheel this coming season, joining last year’s teammate Aaron Telitz. Urrutia has spent two years in the top level of the MRTI ladder system, earning runner-up two years in a row.  He is looking to capitalize on the momentum from last year and the early test results already from…

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Telitz Wins Indy Lights Season Finale, Kaiser 2017 Champion

Watkins Glen, NY – Sunday’s Indy Lights season finale was a bit of a mess. Remnants of Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc on the Northeast today which caused the race at Watkins Glen to be raced in the rain. From the drop of the green flag, it was action packed. Pole sitter Colton Herta, Santi Urrutia and Aaron Telitz ran three-wide into Turn 1. Herta would lead the first two laps before Telitz got by and never looked back en route to his second career victory. 

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Current Or Recent Indy Lights Drivers Vying For 2018 IndyCar Seats

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, I took an updated look at the current 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Silly Season efforts. With 12 current rides open for next season, the musical chairs are going to shape the future of this series. Out of the last 18 Indianapolis 500’s, 16 of them have been won by Andretti/Herta/Penske/Ganassi. There’s six combined seats open with them. 2018 IndyCar Silly Season Update With that being said, stars like James Hinchcliffe, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Alexander Rossi, Takuma Sato, Max Chilton, Charlie Kimball, JR Hildebrand, Carlos Munoz and…

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Mid-Ohio Shakes Up Indy Lights Title Fight

Lexington, OH – Entering this weekend’s Indy Lights doubleheader at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, it looked like Kyle Kaiser would run away with the season championship. He had a wide lead in the standings over second place Matheus Leist and even swept the race weekend the last time out at Toronto. Furthermore, Kaiser had four podiums over his last five starts and five straight top five finishes on the season. On top of that, the Juncos Racing driver had nine top 10’s over his last 10 races. 

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Nico Jamin Wins Wild Indy Lights Race No. 2 at Mid-Ohio

Lexington, OH – This was a wild and wacky race weekend for the Indy Lights championship contenders at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Points leader Kyle Kaiser finished 12th on Saturday and was involved in an incident early on in Sunday’s race with Juan Piedrahita and would come home 12th in his No. 18 Mazda. Prior to this weekend, he had nine top 10’s over his last 10 races. Matheus Leist struggled too. He came home 11th in race No. 1 and 10th in race No. 2. That in turn left…

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Santi Urrutia Wins Indy Lights Race No. 1 in Mid-Ohio, Points Battle Tightens

Lexington, OH – Santi Urrutia has to hope the Indy Lights Series visits the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course more. Last year, Urrutia started on the pole in both races and won each as a result. In the two qualifying sessions for both races this weekend from the 2.258-mile road course, Urrutia qualified on the pole for the third time and second for Sunday’s race. In Saturday’s race No. 1, Urrutia used his pole to his advantage again. He checked out in his No. 5 Mazda and led all 30 laps en…

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Colton Herta Wins the Pole for Race 2 of Indy Lights Race Weekend at Mid-Ohio (1:20 p.m. ET)

Lexington, OH – Sunday’s Indy Lights race will see the exact front row as Saturday’s. This time, the order will be flipped. Rookie Colton Herta earned his sixth pole of the season already, turning a lap of 1:11.1019-seconds on the 2.258-mile road course. He qualified his No. 98 Mazda second for Saturday’s race. 

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Santi Urrutia Wins Indy Lights Race 1 Pole for Saturday’s Race (3:35 p.m. ET)

Lexington, OH – The first Indy Lights Series race of the weekend at Mid-Ohio had its field set on Friday afternoon from the 2.258-mile road course. That session saw a few mishaps between drivers that would bring them down pit road. But, when the dust settled on the sunny Friday afternoon, Santi Urrutia picked up where he left off here last year. Urrutia, won both poles for the doubleheader weekend at Mid-Ohio in 2016, and for the first of two races this weekend, he was back in a familiar position. He…

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Kyle Kaiser Wins Indy Lights Race 1 in Toronto

It’s been two long months since Kyle Kaiser last visited victory lane in an Indy Lights Series race. The points leader though, had four straight top 10’s in the four races since despite not winning. But, the Juncos Racing driver has had a flawless weekend so far in his No. 18 Mazda and has extended his points lead after the first of two races on the streets of Toronto. Kaiser, was fastest in practice on Friday and backed that up with earning the pole for Race No. 1 on Saturday…

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