Chris Griffis Memorial Test gets green light this weekend for Road to Indy action

Entry List | Schedule of Events PALMETTO, Fla. – Less than three weeks after another successful season for the world-renowned Mazda Road to Indy open-wheel development ladder wrapped up in Portland, Ore., teams, and drivers are already focused on 2019 as the Eighth Annual Chris Griffis Memorial Open Test takes place this coming weekend, September 22 & … Continue reading Chris Griffis Memorial Test gets green light this weekend for Road to Indy action

2019 Road to Indy spring training to kick off March 2-4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

The 2019 Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel driver development program will kick off another exciting season of racing for all three levels as Andersen Promotions today confirmed that the traditional Spring Training Open Test will return to Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla., on March 2-4, 2019. The proven ladder system, which offers … Continue reading 2019 Road to Indy spring training to kick off March 2-4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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

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