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.
Six full-course cautions on the street circuit slowed the field down.
In Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston double-header, Scott Dixon won his fourth race of the season. In the Indy Lights race, Karam took the win.
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.
First Victory for the Irishman in the Firestone Indy Lights Series
Dempsey flies over chicane in Baltimore during practice, and yet qualified the Indy Lights car.
Peter Dempsey settles into third spot in the Indy Lights driver championship
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports star finished a record 0.0026s behind in the Firestone Indy Lights Freedom 100 race.
Peter Dempsey maintained his fifth place spot in the championship as the points continue to tighten up among the highly competitive field.
The Colombian Carlos Muñoz obtained his third career Firestone Indy Lights victory and teammate Zach Veach finished ninth.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports rookie remains third in points fight following fourth trip to the podium
Dempsey fought hard to make up positions in the race but could not catch the leaders, and he ultimately brought home a seventh place finish on the tri-oval.
Freedom 100 winner retains fourth place in the championship.
18-Year-Old Zach Veach Collected in Jack Hawksworth's Lap 1 Incident.
Despite recording fastest lap of Barber Race, Veach's finish hampered by cut tire.
Zach Veach took on his first oval race in Firestone Indy Lights today and brought home a fifth-place finish.
Peter Dempsey got his second place finish in an aggressive and thrilling charge for his seventh place starting position.
"The goal has to be to go to Barber Motorsports Park for round two and do the same again,” said Jack Hawksworth.
18-Year-Old Zach Veach records second-best qualifying effort of third, but struggles with a vibration during the Sukup 100 at Iowa Speedway.
18-Year-Old Zach Veach leads his first career Firestone Indy Lights laps and earns his first Podium in the series.