Kirkwood Earns 10th Straight USF2000 Victory In Portland

PORTLAND, Ore – Kyle Kirkwood may have wrapped up the USF2000 Series championship in the last race weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. In fact, the American did so in Race No. 1 of the three race weekend. While he didn’t have anything to necessarily race for over the final two races of the weekend, he still won the other two races as well. In the season finale weekend at the Portland International Raceway, Kirkwood’s main goal was to just win out. I mean, why not? So far, he’s 1-for-1. 

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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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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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Saturday’s MRTI Qualifying, Race Reports From St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – After Friday’s opening day to the Mazda Road to Indy season, Saturday was the first race day of the year. Yesterday saw one practice session for each of the three rings of the ladder, then qualifying for today’s season openers after. On Saturday, it once again started off with an early morning wake up call for qualifying starting at 7:30 am ET, but ended with three straight races. Here are the recaps. 

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Friday’s MRTI Report From St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – It’s opening day for the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy Series’ as all four divisions hit the 1.8-mile St. Petersburg, Florida street circuit on Friday for the first time of the season. Today, was also the first time since Labor Day weekend in Watkins Glen, that all four of the series were at the same track, at the same time. For the MRTI ladders though, Friday was all about speed. Each of the three series took to the 14-turn Florida street circuit on a…

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