Unlike the other drivers competing for Rookie of the Year in 2019, Patricio (Pato) O’ Ward was on the sidelines last weekend.
Thankfully, he has been able to shore things up for the rest of the season, joining Carlin Racing for a part-time schedule.
Before we discuss O’Ward’s 2019 plans, let’s take a look at his path to the NTT IndyCar Series. Continue reading 2019 IndyCar Rookie Preview: Pato O’Ward
The calendar has shifted to December and we are about three months away from IndyCar returning and the 2019 season. Although the March 10 opener in St. Petersburg seems far away, teams are still in constant preparation. Continue reading IndyCar Round-Up for December 7
With just five races remaining in the 2018 Indy Lights championship, a pair of teammates running underneath the Andretti banner find themselves at the top. Pato O’Ward (No. 27 MEXICO #AWorldOfItsOwn Mazda) currently leads the points standings with an 18-point gap over Indy Lights sophomore Colton Herta (No. 98 Andretti Steinbrenner Racing/Curb Mazda). The duo … Continue reading Herta and O’Ward take Indy Lights battle to Mid-Ohio
Santiago “Santi” Urrutia came into this season as a hot favorite to win the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship crown – and a scholarship valued at $1 million to advance to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2019. After all, he had finished a close second in the each of the last two years … Continue reading Urrutia keeps Indy Lights title hopes alive with Toronto win
Indy Lights Race Results (Race 1 | Race 2) Pro Mazda Race Results (Race 1 | Race 2) USF2000 Race Results (Race 1 | Race 2) Indy Lights started track action on Saturday at Road America with qualifying for Race 2 – which they will contest tomorrow. Patricio O’Ward took control, winning his fifth pole … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy gets to work in Elkhart Lake
It was an exciting day of action as practice for Sunday’s KOHLER Grand Prix opened up at Road America. Open-Wheels.com was lucky to have contributor Zach Wenzel on location to grab some action shots, and we are happy to share those with you! Continue reading Zach Wenzel’s photo gallery from Friday at the KOHLER Grand Prix
Indy Lights Entry List for Road America The effectiveness of Indy Lights is well proven. No fewer than 25 of the 33 starters in last month’s 102nd Indianapolis 500 had graduated from the top step of the Mazda Road to Indy. But in some ways the series has become a victim of its own success. … Continue reading Indy Lights doubleheader on deck for 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
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 will be on track at Road America Monday and Tuesday before returning to the track June 22-24 for two races apiece. Action has kicked off already with Indy Lights, Pro Mazda … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy testing notes from Monday at Road America
2018 Freedom 100 Race Results SPEEDWAY, Ind. – What a month it has been for second-generation Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires racer Colton Herta. The teenager from Valencia, Calif., driving for the team co-owned by George Michael Steinbrenner IV and former IndyCar star Michael Andretti, followed up his two-race sweep at the Indianapolis Motor … Continue reading MRTI: Herta maintains unbeaten streak at Indy in Freedom 100 thriller