First Victory for the Irishman in the Firestone Indy Lights Series
History was made in today’s Indy Lights race as four drivers went for the glory and ended up have the closest-ever finish on the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2.5-mile oval.
Zach Veach took on his first oval race in Firestone Indy Lights today and brought home a fifth-place finish.
A breathtaking four-wide finish saw Peter Dempsey take the checkered flag of the Indy Lights Firestone Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, nipping Carlos Munoz, Gabby Chavez and Sage Karam by 0.0026 of a second.
On the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sage Karam earned Sunoco Pole Award for the Firestone Freedom 100
Peter Dempsey settles into third spot in the Indy Lights driver championship
Despite recording fastest lap of Barber Race, Veach's finish hampered by cut tire.
The Colombian Carlos Muñoz obtained his third career Firestone Indy Lights victory and teammate Zach Veach finished ninth.
"The goal has to be to go to Barber Motorsports Park for round two and do the same again,” said Jack Hawksworth.
Over the decades in motor sports, the safety of the racers has changed and the leader in field is of course the FIA as they set the standards worldwide.
Tony George Jr., director, Firestone Indy Lights: We want our teams, drivers and manufacturers to be competitive and successful, and if that means taking a step back to create a stronger series to support the economics of this long-term capital...
Venezuelan Giancarlo "Gato" Serenelli showed promising results to Juncos Racing as he completed at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
After a banner year Hawksworth is moving up in 2013 to Sam Schmidt's Indy Lights team.
Running also in both F2000 and USF2000 series in 2013