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With the conclusion of the final rounds of the 2013 USF2000 and Pro Mazda seasons at the Grand Prix of Houston, the eyes of the Mazda Road to Indy inevitably swing towards next year and the inevitable search for sponsorship. But on the final night of the year, Dan Andersen and his team at Andersen Promotions paused to host the 2013 Pro Mazda and USF2000 Awards Banquet at The St. Regis Hotel in Houston. IndyCar driver and Mazda Road to Indy graduate Tristan Vautier was on hand to help with awards presentations, and the champion drivers, teams, and mechanics for 2013 were crowned.
Steph posits that while double-file restarts were absent at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston, no one really missed them. It’s time to improve concrete canyon racing by letting them go.
Under the guidance of Dan Andersen and his team at Andersen Promotions, the streamlining of the Mazda Road to Indy ladder for 2014 and beyond is rapidly taking form. The number of events for each series next year has already been determined, and a chassis decision for Indy Lights is expected within two weeks.
Click here to find More Front Wing’s live blog from day 3 at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston.
MFW’s Steph Wallcraft and John Lingle are trackside at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston and will be providing updates all weekend long. Click here to read Saturday’s live blog.
Earlier today, Chip Ganassi Racing confirmed that the team has signed Tony Kanaan to compete in a fourth entry in 2014 that will be sponsored by NTT Data. Click here to find a selection of quotes from the media availability following the announcement.
MFW’s Steph Wallcraft and John Lingle are trackside at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston and will be providing updates all weekend long. Click here to read Friday’s live blog.
Leading up to the Grand Prix of Houston weekend, this article was originally scheduled to be a preview of the series finale at Reliant Park — but one of the most unprecedented seasons in Pro Mazda history has necessitated that it become a year-end review.
MFW contributor John Lingle previews his home town event with a brief history and a look at what we might see this coming weekend at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston.
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The auction for Justin Wilson’s racing gloves has ended, but don’t be sad if you missed out — we’ve now got a pair of Justin’s (very large) racing boots up for bid to raise more donations for the Dyslexia Institute of Indiana!
The inaugural United SportsCar Racing series schedule was released today and features 12 events, two in conjunction with IndyCar. Here, Steph lays out the implications.