Braden Eves to make USF2000 debut in Portland with Newman Wachs

Newman Wachs Racing is pleased to announce that 19-year-old American Braden Eves will make his debut in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda program with the team at Portland International Raceway on Labor Day weekend. The talented karting graduate has been hard at work developing his skills and racecraft in the F4 and … Continue reading Braden Eves to make USF2000 debut in Portland with Newman Wachs

Mazda announces departure from “Road to Indy” program

In a blindsiding move, Mazda Motorsports announced today that it would end a nine-year partnership with the Road to Indy development series.  The final weekend of competition for the Road to Indy under the Mazda banner will be Labor Day weekend during IndyCar’s return to Portland International Raceway.  Each rung on the MRTI ladder – … Continue reading Mazda announces departure from “Road to Indy” program

Pato O’Ward goes back-to-back to take commanding Indy Lights lead

Indy Lights Race Results Race 1  |  Race 2 Patricio O’Ward and Andretti Autosport tightened their grip on the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship – and a Mazda Scholarship valued at $1 million to guarantee entry into at least three Verizon IndyCar Series races in 2019, including the 103rd Indianapolis 500 – during … Continue reading Pato O’Ward goes back-to-back to take commanding Indy Lights lead

Rinus VeeKay snatches Pro Mazda points lead after Mid-Ohio

Pro Mazda Mid-Ohio Results Race 1  |  Race 2 Teenaged Dutch talent Rinus VeeKay arrived at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a seven-point deficit to Canadian rival Parker Thompson in their battle for the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Following two impressive victories this weekend at Mid-Ohio, VeeKay left the Buckeye State … Continue reading Rinus VeeKay snatches Pro Mazda points lead after Mid-Ohio

Kyle Kirkwood seals USF2000 title with three victories at Mid-Ohio

 USF2000 Mid-Ohio Results Race 1  |  Race 2  |  Race 3 Kyle Kirkwood needed only a modest few results from this weekend’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda triple-header at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to put the championship crown beyond the reach of his rivals. The 19-year-old from Jupiter, Fla., did rather better … Continue reading Kyle Kirkwood seals USF2000 title with three victories at Mid-Ohio

Jay Howard Driver Development to field USF2000 team in 2019

This morning it was announced that Jay Howard Driver Development (JHDD), led by part-time Verizon IndyCar Series driver Jay Howard, would join the Mazda Road to Indy Ladder series full-time in 2019.  The development formula team will compete in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship presented by Mazda. JHDD began as a karting program in 2012 and … Continue reading Jay Howard Driver Development to field USF2000 team in 2019

Annual Chris Griffis Memorial Test set for September

Andersen Promotions, which oversees the entire Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, confirmed today that the eighth annual Chris Griffis Memorial Open Test will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Grand Prix road course on the weekend of September 22/23. The test is named in honor of Chris Griffis, a longtime member … Continue reading Annual Chris Griffis Memorial Test set for September