indylights News and Analysis
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.
Andretti Autosport scored an Indy Lights 1-2 on the streets of St Petersburg, as Kyle Kirkwood converted pole position into a dominant Race 1 victory – while it all was all action behind him.
The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series’ second round of the season is this weekend at St. Petersburg. Here’s the three-day schedule for all the on-track action. All IndyCar sessions can be livestreamed on Peacock.
David Malukas shook off his disappointment from Saturday’s Race 1 DNF by scoring a dominant victory at Barber Motorsports Park, easily holding off Race 1 winner Linus Lundqvist.
The Road To Indy presented by Cooper Tires starts this weekend, supporting the NTT IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park, with double-headers for each of the three categories.
Toby Sowery will join Sting Ray Robb in Juncos Racing’s line-up for the 2021 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series.
The opening rounds of the Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 championships will be held at Barber Motorsports Park in April, following IndyCar’s postponement of its St. Petersburg round.
Robert Megennis has become the fourth and final driver to be confirmed as an Andretti Autosport Indy Lights driver in 2021.
Devlin DeFrancesco has become the third driver confirmed in what is expected to be a four-car Indy Lights entry from Andretti Autosport.
FR Americas team Global Racing Group will enter the revived Indy Lights series in 2021 in partnership with HMD Motorsports, in a partnership that creates four full-time entries.
Belardi Auto Racing, which ran Gabby Chaves to the Indy Lights title in 2014, is to close its doors for the final time.
Andersen Promotions today announced the calendar of events for IndyCar’s feeder formulas, but Indy Lights’ traditional marquee event, the Freedom 100, has been dropped.
Andretti Autosport announced today it will partner with the new Evolution Development Group that aims to boost promising athletes’ chances by having fans invest in them.
Extra incentives will be added when Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires returns to action in 2021, as Penske Entertainment has stated its intent to make the junior formula a success.
IndyCar and Andersen Promotions today announced that Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires competition will be deferred until 2021 following a joint meeting over the weekend to address several variables affecting the 2020 calendar.
James Hinchcliffe will serve as an analyst for NBC Sports’ coverage of IndyCar, Indy Lights, IMSA and NASCAR in 2020, making his on-air debut for the NTT IndyCar Series season-opener at St. Petersburg.
Robert Megennis, who finished fifth in his rookie Indy Lights season, has been confirmed to return for a second crack at the title at the wheel of an Andretti Autosport entry.
Santiago Urrutia, who finished top three in all three seasons in which he raced Indy Lights, is returning to the category for a fourth shot at the title after a year in touring cars.
Starting this year, the champion of the Honda-backed F3 Americas series will earn a scholarship for a full season of Indy Lights.
The 2019 Indy Pro 2000 champion Kyle Kirkwood has signed to race the #28 Andretti Autosport entry in Indy Lights this season.
Indy Pro 2000 runner-up Rasmus Lindh beat his fierce 2018 and ’19 rival Kyle Kirkwood to top the two-day Indy Lights test on the 1.8-mile, 11-turn Sebring Raceway short course.
SMP Racing-backed driver Egor Orudzhev says he wants to pursue a career in the NTT IndyCar Series after his Indy Lights test outing.
2019 NTT IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden has sung the praises of the Team USA Scholarship after seeing fellow program alumni sweep the titles in the Road To Indy presented by Cooper Tires program last weekend.
Rinus VeeKay’s fifth and sixth Indy Lights wins weren’t enough to stop Oliver Askew earning the championship, while Kyle Kirkwood earned the Indy Pro 2000 honors, despite a win and DNF, and Braden Eves captured the USF2000 title ahead of Hunter McElrea.
Rinus VeeKay and Toby Sowery won the Indy Lights races at Portland, while Kyle Kirkwood dominated both Indy Pro 2000 events and Hunter McElrea swept the USF2000 series’ weekends.
This weekend’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 on the World Wide Technology Raceway sees the NTT IndyCar Series supported by Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and the NASCAR K&N Series. Here’s what’s on, when it’s on, and how to watch it and listen to it.
Team owner/oval driver Ed Carpenter was left impressed by Indy Lights ace Rinus VeeKay after testing him at Portland International Raceway yesterday.
Oliver Askew of Andretti Autosport led every lap in both Indy Lights races to extend his points lead over Rinus VeeKay to 45 points, while RP Motorsports’ Kyle Kirkwood also visited Victory Lane twice to close in on the Indy Pro points lead.
This weekend’s Honda Indy 200 on the Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course sees the NTT IndyCar Series supported by all three classes in the Road To Indy – Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000, USF2000 – as well as the Stadium SuperTrucks and the Global MX-5 Cup. Here’s what’s on, when it’s on, and how to watch it.
Oliver Askew earned second place in the first Indy Lights race of the weekend, then took advantage of a clash between rivals on Sunday to swoop and score his fourth win of the season.
Ryan Norman produced the best race of his Indy Lights career to win on Saturday, while Rinus VeeKay was a dominant victor on Sunday, as Kyle Kirkwood swept Indy Pro 2000's double-header, and Hunter McElrea and Braden Eves shared the USF2000 spoils.
Ryan Norman will test an Andretti Autosport-Honda at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course next Tuesday.
This weekend’s IndyCar race, the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR, is supported by double-headers for all three series on the Road To Indy – Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 – as well as two rounds of the Global MX-5 Cup and three rounds of the Radical Cup.
Oliver Askew won a typically frantic Freedom 100 around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after slipstreaming teammate Ryan Norman on the run to the finish line on the final lap.
The Road To Indy races on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course saw Robert Megennis and Rinus VeeKay share the Indy Lights wins, while Rasmus Lindh swept both Indy Pro 2000 races, and Braden Eves did the same in USF2000.
This weekend’s sixth IndyCar Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course sees the NTT IndyCar Series supported by all three Road To Indy classes – Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000. Here’s what’s on, when it’s on, and how to watch it.
Chip Ganassi spoke to a group of eight media personnel at Long Beach last weekend, on the topics of resident champion Scott Dixon (he’s not slowing down), rookie Felix Rosenqvist (he should slow down), international races, guaranteed Indy 500 berths, running more cars (including Indy Lights), sportscars, and more. David Malsher reports.
Third-generation racer Jarett Andretti will compete for Andretti Autosport in the Indy Lights championship’s marquee event, the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Oliver Askew completed a sweep of the Indy Lights rounds at Circuit of The Americas, after passing Andretti Autosport teammate Robert Megennis on the sixth lap and then surviving a late restart.
Andretti Autosport's Oliver Askew won the third race of the Indy Lights season in emphatic fashion, but all the talk afterwards was of the amazing scrap for second around the 3.41-mile Circuit of The Americas.
This weekend the NTT IndyCar Series will race at Circuit of The Americas for the first time, supported by Indy Lights, Stadium SuperTrucks and the Global MX-5 Cup. Here’s what’s on, when it’s on, and how to watch it.
Zachary Claman De Melo and Rinus VeeKay claimed Indy Lights victories at St. Petersburg, as Parker Thompson swept Indy Pro 2000 and Braden Eves did the same in USF2000.
The NTT IndyCar Series, plus all three categories of the Road To Indy and also SRO Americas’ GT4 and Touring Car classes are in action at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg this weekend. Here’s what’s on, when it’s on, and how to watch it.