Herta and O’Ward signed to 2019 IndyCar effort with Harding Steinbrenner Racing

In an announcement from New York this afternoon it was confirmed that this year’s top two finishers in the Indy Lights championship, Pato O’Ward and Colton Herta, will become full-time entrants in next year’s IndyCar Series season with the newly formed Harding Steinbrenner Racing.  The team will field two entries in 2019, with Herta driving … Continue reading Herta and O’Ward signed to 2019 IndyCar effort with Harding Steinbrenner Racing

Pato O’Ward rapidly acclimating to IndyCar life in Sonoma debut

They say life comes at you fast, and being a rookie in the Verizon IndyCar Series is no different (we will hold the ‘football field a second’ reference, just this time). For recently-crowned Indy Lights champion Pato O’Ward, a budding open-wheel career is getting a shot in the arm this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. O’Ward … Continue reading Pato O’Ward rapidly acclimating to IndyCar life in Sonoma debut

Indy Lights drivers Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta join Harding Racing for Sonoma finale

This morning the popular Indianapolis-based Harding Racing announced that the top two finishers in this year’s Indy Lights championship will pilot their cars in a two-car effort at the Grand Prix of Sonoma. Series champion Patricio O’Ward will drive the No. 8 Chevrolet while championship runner-up Colton Herta will slide into the No. 88 machine, … Continue reading Indy Lights drivers Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta join Harding Racing for Sonoma finale

Pato O’Ward clinches Indy Lights championship with win at Portland

Patricio O’Ward, from Monterey, Mexico, concluded a topsy-turvy day at Portland International Raceway by claiming a well-earned victory for Andretti Autosport in this afternoon’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Portland Powered by Mazda. It was enough to clinch this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire title – and a scholarship valued at … Continue reading Pato O’Ward clinches Indy Lights championship with win at Portland

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

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

Mazda Road to Indy Offseason Update for December 2017

Check out Open-Wheels’ recap of headlines for the first two months of the offseason, featuring Rinus VeeKay’s impressive showing at the Chris Griffis test as well as his signing with Juncos Racing, Pato O’Ward’s search for a ride for 2018 and Colton Herta’s continued development as one of the more complete drivers in the Mazda … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy Offseason Update for December 2017