indylights News and Analysis
Linus Lundqvist dominated the Nashville round of the Indy Lights championship to score his fifth win of the year and move almost 100 points clear of his nearest championship rival.
Polesitter Hunter McElrea scored the second win of his career at Iowa after late leader Linus Lundqvist squeezed challenger Matt Brabham into a wall and was penalized.
Andretti Autosport’s Hunter McElrea looked as dominant in the Indy Lights race at Mid-Ohio as he had in qualifying, leading all the way and surviving a late-race restart to hold on ahead of teammate Matt Brabham.
The ninth round of 2022’s NTT IndyCar Series at Mid-Ohio is supported by all four steps on the Road To Indy as well as Porsche Sprint Challenge and Stadium SuperTrucks.
Current Indy Lights driver Benjamin Pedersen will have his first test in an IndyCar next Monday driving the #77 Juncos Hollinger Racing-Chevrolet.
Firestone has opened a new $21m Advanced Tire Production Center designed for more efficient and sustainable tire production that will produce the Firehawks used by the NTT IndyCar Series.
Firestone will return as tire supplier for the Indy Lights series in 2023, after an absence of nine years.
Reigning Indy Pro 2000 champion Christian Rasmussen finally scored his first Indy Lights win, holding off Andretti Autosport teammate Sting Ray Robb and leading 18 of the 20 laps.
The eighth round of 2022’s NTT IndyCar Series at Road America will be supported by action from the four steps of the Road To Indy. Here is the full schedule.
Championship leader Linus Lundqvist of HMD Motorsports with Dale Coyne Racing extended his advantage over the opposition with a second flag-to-flag victory on Belle Isle.
The seventh round of 2022’s NTT IndyCar Series, on Belle Isle, Detroit for the final time, will as usual be supported by the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and two rounds of Indy Lights. Here is the full schedule.
The second Indy Lights race was interrupted for five hours by lightning and then the IndyCar GP of Indianapolis, but at the conclusion of the race, Lundqvist was a conclusive victor.
The Indy Lights field has completed 14 of 35 laps in its second race of the weekend, but lightning in the area forced officials to halt it, and postpone its resumption until after the IndyCar race.
Danial Frost delivered his first ever Indy Lights victory, holding off Hunter McElrea to the checkered flag, while Christian Rasmussen and Linus Lundqvist collided and had to stage major comeback drives.
Chip Ganassi Racing has signed Indy Lights driver Kyffin Simpson to a development deal.
All the track action at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Month of May, with the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis followed by the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.
The NXG Youth Motorsports believes its expansion to Detroit is paying off, as it continues its push to attract under-represented communities into the racing world.
A race that started on a wet track that rapidly dried saw Linus Lundqvist deliver victory for HMD Motorsports with Dale Coyne Racing, chased by home by Global Racing Group w/HMD teammate Benjamin Pedersen.
The fourth round of 2022’s NTT IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park will be supported by action from the four steps on the Road To Indy. Here is the full schedule.
The opening round of the Indy Lights season saw a dramatic win for series returnee Matt Brabham after two Andretti Autosport teammates suffered heartache, including leader Christian Rasmussen running out of fuel on the penultimate lap.
The opening round of the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series is this weekend at St. Petersburg, FL. Here’s the schedule for all the on-track competition.
Force Indy has announced its entry for the 2022 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires championship with Ernie Francis Jr. driving the team’s #99 car.
This year’s Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires schedule will comprise 14 races, all within NTT IndyCar Series race events.
Matthew Brabham will return to the Road To Indy in 2022 as part of Andretti Autosport’s four-car attack on the Indy Lights championship.
Indy Lights champion Kyle Kirkwood has landed the legendary #14 entry at AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet for the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season.
Michael Andretti says he’s pleased Penske Entertainment has taken over the Indy Lights series but believes there’s a need for incentives for IndyCar teams to expand downward.
Michael Andretti says it was tough to let go of his 2021 Indy Lights champion Kyle Kirkwood and expressed hope that he will race for him one day.
Indy Lights champion Kyle Kirkwood says that the end of his current Andretti Autosport contract has allowed him to speak with other teams as he tries to ascertain his future for 2022.
Sting Ray Robb’s second Indy Lights season will see him at the Andretti Autosport team, after a torrid first year in the series.
Matteo Nannini will test a Juncos Hollinger Racing Indy Lights car at this weekend’s open test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
Indy Lights graduate David Malukas has admitted his pace on his first IndyCar outing was surprising even to him.
Andretti Autosport race engineer Ray Gosselin says he and the team “couldn’t be happier” with the way potential Indy Lights graduates Kyle Kirkwood and Devlin DeFrancesco adapted to IndyCars in their first test.
Veteran United States Auto Club (USAC) driver and executive Levi Jones will be the new director of the Indy Lights series, it was announced today.
Kyle Kirkwood, the record-setting junior formula driver, sealed the Indy Lights championship last weekend. But despite an absurdly strong résumé and scholarship money, his next move is far from clear. By David Malsher-Lopez.
Kyle Kirkwood has become the first driver to win all three categories of the Road To Indy, after clinching the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires championship, but he made it difficult in a strange and wet finale, while Linus Lundqvist made his third victory look easy.
Kyle Kirkwood led from pole position to checkered flag to score his 10th win of the Indy Lights season, and now needs only to finish in the Top 10 in tomorrow’s finale to clinch the championship.
The Indy Lights championship battle between Kyle Kirkwood and David Malukas will be resolved at Mid-Ohio this weekend, and both have realistic hopes of breaking into IndyCar in 2022.
Penske Entertainment Corp. president and CEO Mark Miles today revealed IndyCar will become the sanctioning body and promoter of the Indy Lights series at the end of this season 2021 season.
Kyle Kirkwood scored his second straight Laguna Seca victory by 26 seconds, although title rival David Malukas limited the damage to the points margin by claiming runner-up spot.
Andretti Autosport's Kyle Kirkwood wrested the Indy Lights points lead away from David Malukas with his eighth win of the season as the erstwhile championship leader could only finish fourth.
Andretti Autosport’s Kyle Kirkwood pulled off a stunning pass on Lap 2 to snatch the lead of the race and close the points margin on polesitter David Malukas.
For the second straight day, David Malukas prevailed over Kyle Kirkwood, and again the race was ended early due to tire problems.
David Malukas is just two points off Kyle Kirkwood in the championship, after scoring his fifth win of the season at WorldWide Technology Raceway, while Benjamin Pedersen took third in his first ever oval race.
Kyle Kirkwood completed a near-perfect weekend and again led Danial Frost in an Andretti Autosport 1-2 to extend his championship lead over David Malukas.
Kyle Kirkwood led the first race of the Indy Lights double-header at Mid-Ohio from pole to checkered flag, scoring his fifth win of the 2021 Cooper Tires Indy Lights season, and again move into the lead of the championship.
The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series’ 10th round of the season is this Sunday on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Here’s the three-day schedule for all the on-track action.
Roger Griffiths, team boss at the BMW i Andretti Motorsport Team in Formula E, is impressed by Kyle Kirkwood but suspects he’ll pursue an IndyCar career rather than jump to FE.
David Malukas is leading the championship battle again after winning at Road America just a day after a Lap 1 Turn 1 battle sent him to the back of the field.
Kyle Kirkwood scored his fourth win of the Indy Lights season in Race 1 at Road America and took the championship lead after the front-row starters clashed ahead of him.
Andretti Autosport’s Kyle Kirkwood delivered a perfect drive from third on the grid to sweep the weekend in Indy Lights and move to within four points of championship leader Linus Lundqvist.
Kyle Kirkwood of Andretti Autosport led from pole to checkered flag in Indy Lights’ first race of the weekend to score his second win of the season, but Linus Lundqvist kept him under pressure all the way to the end.
Andre Ribeiro, the man who scored Honda’s first win in Indy car racing, has died of bowel cancer aged 55.
David Malukas scored his third win in six Indy Lights races, but his HMD Motorsports car held off Juncos Racing’s Toby Sowery by only five feet after a great last-lap battle.
Linus Lundqvist dominated the first of two Indy Lights races on the IMS road course to claim the championship lead, having led from green flag to checkered flag.
David Malukas scored his second win of the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires season, but only after holding off a strong late challenge from Kyle Kirkwood.