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

Pietro Fittipaldi eyes rookie season restart at Mid-Ohio

Never have the words “full speed ahead” been more meaningful to rookie Verizon IndyCar Series driver Pietro Fittipaldi until 2018. As the Brazilian driver’s season was just heating up, a dramatic crash and injury at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium stunted it immediately.  Left with fractures in both legs, the second-generation driver would miss out … Continue reading Pietro Fittipaldi eyes rookie season restart at Mid-Ohio

INDYCAR returns to Laguna Seca for 2019 season finale

For the first time since 2004, Indy cars will roam the winding WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca when the Verizon IndyCar Series returns in 2019.  The Monterey, California track will host next season’s championship finale, placing doubt in the status of Sonoma Raceway’s relationship with INDYCAR. The 2.238-mile road course hosted CART and IndyCar races from … Continue reading INDYCAR returns to Laguna Seca for 2019 season finale

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

Canadians enjoy solid showing at Honda Indy Toronto

It was a strong showing for IndyCar’s Canadian trio in their de facto home race at the Honda Indy Toronto. While Robert Wickens, James Hinchcliffe, and Zachary Claman de Melo couldn’t find victory lane, each placed within the top fifteen while Wickens and Hinchcliffe pocketed top-five finishes. An eventful day for all in the 23-car … Continue reading Canadians enjoy solid showing at Honda Indy Toronto