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

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

Rinus VeeKay mounting charge to top of Pro Mazda standings

After sweeping both Pro Mazda rounds at the Honda Indy Toronto, Dutch teenager Rinus VeeKay has trimmed the once-comfortable gap to points leader Parker Thompson. For VeeKay it has been a challenging season with a fair bit of resiliency required.  While the doubleheader sweep in Toronto moves VeeKay’s season win total to four, it was … Continue reading Rinus VeeKay mounting charge to top of Pro Mazda standings

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

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