Rinus VeeKay clinches Pro Mazda championship in Portland as Askew takes victory

A pair of talented youngsters shared the honors in this afternoon’s penultimate round of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires at Portland International Raceway. Rinus VeeKay, 17, secured the championship – plus a Mazda Scholarship prize worth almost $800,000 to progress into Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires in 2019 – with a … Continue reading Rinus VeeKay clinches Pro Mazda championship in Portland as Askew takes victory

Mazda Road to Indy testing notes from Tuesday at Road America

The Mazda Road to Indy ladder series is back in action following a short break post-May.  Each level of the minor league open-wheel program was on track Monday at Road America for a morning and afternoon session of testing. Some of the headlines from Monday included 2017 USF2000 champion Oliver Askew’s absence from his Cape … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy testing notes from Tuesday at Road America

Strong field in place for Pro Mazda season opener at St. Petersburg

Pro Mazda Entry List for St. Petersburg A revitalization of the entire Mazda Road to Indy will be completed this weekend when the brand-new Tatuus PM-18 makes its race debut in the Pro Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Allied Building Products. The PM-18, which for cost-benefit reasons uses the same basic chassis … Continue reading Strong field in place for Pro Mazda season opener at St. Petersburg

Mazda Road to Indy “Beat the Pros” Challenge to Debut at St. Petersburg

PALMETTO, Fla. (March 6, 2018) – Fans attending the St. Petersburg Grand Prix this weekend will be given a unique opportunity to test their skills against some of the biggest names in the sport as well as rising stars in the Mazda Road to Indy “Beat the Pros Challenge” presented by Andersen RacePark to benefit … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy “Beat the Pros” Challenge to Debut at St. Petersburg

USF2000 champion Askew uses Mazda support to ignite career

The world of motor racing in 2017 is vastly different than the era in which legends like Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser and Johnny Rutherford carved their place in the up-and-coming ranks. All too often in modern motorsport, the deciding factor in a driver’s career falls within his pocketbook instead of the talent found … Continue reading USF2000 champion Askew uses Mazda support to ignite career

Ireland native Keith Donegan continues wild ride with MRTI Shootout victory

While there were 17 drivers on hand this weekend for the 2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout, only one of them was destined for victory in the tense, compelling and authentic competition.  For Keith Donegan, a driver from Dublin, Ireland, to be that driver was almost as astonishing to himself as it were the … Continue reading Ireland native Keith Donegan continues wild ride with MRTI Shootout victory