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Pato O’Ward made a perfect start to his career at Andretti Autosport when he led the opening round of the 2018 Indy Lights championship from start to finish.
After four days of MRTI Spring Training at Homestead-Miami, Santi Urrutia, Carlos Cunha and Kyle Kirkwood emerged top of the Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 series respectively.
Former Formula 1 reserve driver Alfonso Celis Jr will switch to IndyCar support series Indy Lights in 2018, having signed with the frontrunning Juncos Racing outfit.
Juncos Racing announced today that it will retain the services of its 2017 Pro Mazda champion Victor Franzoni as he graduates to Indy Lights.
Patricio ‘Pato’ O’Ward will pilot the No. 27 car for Andretti Autosport in the 2018 Indy Lights series.
Nico Jamin, Oliver Askew and Darren Keane grabbed the fastest times for Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 respectively in the two-day open test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course.
The 2018 calendars for Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 have been released, and the MRTI has revealed that there will be additional series’ championship points awarded for the oval races in Indianapolis.
Kyle Kaiser and Juncos Racing simply needed to start the race to secure the 2017 Indy Lights championship, doing so from 10th on the grid, but it was Belardi's Aaron Telitz and Santi Urrutia who stole the show at a wet Watkins Glen.
Andretti Steinbrenner Racing’s Colton Herta grabbed his seventh pole from 16 races with a startling turn of speed around Watkins Glen, beating his closest rival by 0.35secs.
Santi Urrutia sent Belardi Auto Racing to Victory Lane for the second time in three races, but the bigger winner was Kyle Kaiser whose fourth place virtually assures him of the 2017 Indy Lights championship.
Nico Jamin won for Andretti Autosport at Mid-Ohio after teammate Colton Herta and championship leader Kyle Kaiser made seemingly elementary errors.
Polesitter Santi Urrutia of Belardi Auto Racing claimed the lead at the start and despite almost constant pressure from Colton Herta’s Andretti Steinbrenner Racing entry, held on to clinch his first win of the season.
Andretti Steinbrenner Racing’s Colton Herta set a quick lap of 71.102 seconds late in the half-hour session, and it withstood a last minute flyer by Race 1 polesitter from Belardi Auto Racing’s Santiago Urrutia.
Santiago Urrutia, the winner of both Indy Lights races at Mid-Ohio last year, will start on pole for Saturday’s first of two Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio Powered by Mazda races.
Kyle Kaiser completed a Toronto double to leap into a commanding lead in the Indy Lights championship, although polesitter Colton Herta was the early star of the race.
Championship leader Kyle Kaiser struck back at those who thought Matheus Leist had the championship momentum by controlling the first Indy Lights race from pole to checkered flag, as his rival shunted.
Juncos Racing’s championship leader, Kyle Kaiser, outpaced his nearest title rivals to grab pole around the 1.786-mile Toronto street course.
Matheus Leist scored his third victory in four Indy Lights races at Iowa to pare down his championship deficit to 13 points behind Kyle Kaiser, who could only salvage fifth.
Colton Herta put Andretti Steinbrenner Racing on pole at Iowa Speedway, outpacing Carlin Racing’s Zachary Claman De Melo by just under 0.4mph.