Posts Tagged ‘Mazda Road to Indy’
Andersen Promotions announced new hires in several key positions for Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
[Belardi PR] Alex Baron, who made his debut in USF2000 in 2013 for the last two rounds at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and the Grand Prix of Houston, is the first driver in the Belardi Indy Lights line-up for 2014.
[Rising Star PR] The new Rising Star Racing organization has an important mission in the world of motorsports – to help ensure that the most deserving drivers get the opportunities they have earned. By providing funding, support and guidance for select young drivers, Rising Star Racing will help bridge the gap between talent and opportunity.
[Mazda Road to Indy PR] The entire Mazda Road to Indy spent the last two days at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test at Barber Motorsports Park, and some new names emerged at the tops of the time charts in each series.
[Andersen PR] Teams and drivers from all three levels of the highly acclaimed Mazda Road to Indy have converged on Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala., for the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Open Test.
Belardi Auto Racing has become the first USF2000 team to formally finalize its lineup for 2014 with its announcement of Nico Jamin as the fourth and final driver for the squad.
Following a lengthy review process, Andersen Promotions today announced that Dallara Automobili has been selected to design and develop the next generation Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires chassis.
[Mazda Road to Indy PR] Andersen Promotions, which will operate all levels of the Mazda Road to Indy next year, today unveiled the 2014 schedule of events for the three series comprising the ladder system – Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
[FIL PR] Patience aided 18 year old Sage Karam from Nazareth, Pa., who clinched his first title with a third-place finish. Carlos Muñoz, driving the No. 26 Dialy-Ser car for Andretti Autosport, won his fourth race of the season, holding off Gabby Chaves by .9966 of a second. Karam was 3.7 seconds behind.
The 2014 Cooper Tires Winterfest will be held over six days and will feature all three rungs of the Mazda Road to Indy ladder system.
There are only two drivers in the Mazda Road to Indy who are truly happy at the moment: Matthew Brabham and Scott Hargrove, the recipients of the Mazda champions’ scholarships. For the rest of the feeder system’s stars, their futures remain uncertain.
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.