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Indy Lights

David Malukas, HMD Motorsports

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Following the 2020 hiatus for the Indy Lights sequence, IndyCar’s main help sequence returns with 13 vehicles this weekend, and for the primary time they will run with a halo-type cockpit safety system.

Andretti Autosport, which received the earlier two championships courtesy of Pato O’Ward and Oliver Askew, returns with 4 vehicles the line-up headed by 2019 Indy Professional 2000 champion and 2018 USF2000 champion Kyle Kirkwood.

Michael Andretti’s squad can count on robust opposition from Juncos Racing, whose line-up consists of reigning IP2000 champ Sting Ray Robb, and International Racing Group with HMD, who topped the ultimate check at Barber, due to David Malukas, Linus Lundqvist and Benjamin Pedersen. Lundqvist received the 2018 British Components 3 title and the 2020 Components Regional Americas championship.

Additionally noteworthy is the return of Carlin Racing which again in 2016 scooped the Lights title with Ed Jones.

Protection will be discovered on Peacock Premium within the U.S., on REV TV in Canada and internationally by way of dwell streaming on the Highway to Indy TV App and at RoadToIndy.TV and indylights.com.

2021 Indy Lights introduced by Cooper Tires

No. Driver Nationality Staff
2 Sting Ray Robb USA Juncos Racing
5 Alex Peroni Australia Carlin
7 Christian Bogle USA Carlin
11 Antonio Serravalle Canada Pserra Racing / AS Promotions
17 Devlin DeFrancesco USA Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport
24 Benjamin Pedersen Denmark International Racing Group w/ HMD Motorsports
26 Linus Lundqvist Sweden International Racing Group w/ HMD Motorsports
27 Robert Megennis USA Andretti Autosport
28 Kyle Kirkwood USA Andretti Autosport
51 Toby Sowery UK Juncos Racing
59 Nikita Lastochkin Russia HMD Motorsports
68 Danial Frost Singapore Andretti Autosport
79 David Malukas USA HMD Motorsports

Indy Professional 2000

Manuel Sulaiman, Juncos Racing

Manuel Sulaiman, Juncos Racing

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Juncos Racing has produced the champion IP2000 driver in three of the final 4 seasons, however faces stern opposition from Pabst Racing, DEForce Racing, newcomer Jay Howard Driver Growth, and RP Motorsport USA which received the sequence in 2019 with Kyle Kirkwood.

Manuel Sulaiman, who received twice throughout a stable rookie marketing campaign in 2020, topped the timing charts for Juncos following two days of testing final week simply forward of 2020 USF2000 champion Christian Rasmussen of JHDD. Additionally watch fellow rookie Kyffin Simpson (Juncos) who grabbed the opening three Components Regional Americas races of the season final month in Georgia.

Hunter McElrea (Pabst Racing) is returning after successful the 2020 season finale, as is Artem Petrov who received two races final 12 months and has joined Unique Autosport. Petrov’s teammate is Braden Eves, the 2019 USF2000 champion whose race-winning marketing campaign in 2020 was curtailed by a heavy crash at Indianapolis.

Reece Gold of Juncos Racing completed third in final 12 months’s USF2000 championship, and must be price looking ahead to together with RP Motorsport USA’s Enzo Fittipaldi and Enaam Ahmed.

International dwell streaming will be discovered on the Highway to Indy TV App and at RoadToIndy.TV and indypro2000.com.

Indy Professional 2000 introduced by Cooper Tires

No. Driver Nationality Staff
1 Christian Rasmussen Denmark Jay Howard Driver Growth
3 James Roe Eire Flip 3 Motorsport
5 Wyatt Brichacek USA Jay Howard Driver Growth
7 Cameron Shields Australia DEForce Racing
11 Hunter Yeany USA Velocity Racing Growth
18 Hunter McElrea Australia Pabst Racing
20 Flinn Lazier USA Legacy Autosport
21 Kyffin Simpson Barbados Juncos Racing
22 Manuel Sulaiman Mexico Juncos Racing
27 Colin Kaminsky USA Pabst Racing
40 Jack William Miller USA Miller Vinatieri Motorsports
42 Artem Petrov Russia Unique Autosport
51 Jacob Abel USA Abel Motorsports
55 Reece Gold USA Juncos Racing
74 Enzo Fittipaldi USA RP Motorsport USA
77 Enaam Ahmed UK RP Motorsport USA
91 Braden Eves USA Unique Autosport


Prescott Campbell, DE Force Racing

Prescott Campbell, DE Drive Racing

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As has been the case for the final a number of years, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship is deep in expertise, and in Spring Coaching the highest 16, representing seven completely different groups, had been lined by lower than a second. Christian Brooks (Unique Autosport) narrowly headed his fellow Californians Prescott Campbell and Nolan Siegel, each from DEForce Racing.

Brooks, Kiko Porto (DEForce Racing) and Michael d’Orlando (Cape Motorsports) are the one drivers within the area with a USF2000 victory to their credit score. Brooks and Porto achieved their maiden wins throughout final 12 months’s sequence finale at St. Petersburg, whereas d’Orlando, who’s the highest returning driver after ending fourth within the 2020 title chase, earned his laurels at Mid-Ohio.

Different potential front-runners embrace sequence veterans Josh Inexperienced (Flip 3 Motorsport), and fellow Staff USA Scholarship winner Simon Sikes who didn’t attend the Spring Coaching check however has already proven nicely in winter testing for the Legacy Autosport staff.

Nicely over half of the sector can be comprised of USF2000 rookies, the quickest of whom was 16-year-old Jace Denmark of Pabst Racing.

The Highway to Indy TV App, RoadToIndy.TV and usf2000.com will function dwell streaming protection of USF2000 on-track exercise.

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship

No. Driver Nationality Staff
1 Ely Navarro USA DEForce Racing
2 Thomas Nepveu Canada Cape Motorsports
3 Evan Stamer USA Cape Motorsports
4 Michael d’Orlando USA Cape Motorsports
5 Spike Kohlbecker USA Cape Motorsports
6 Bijoy Garg USA Jay Howard Driver Growth
8 Jackson Lee USA Jay Howard Driver Growth
9 Peter Vodanovich New Zealand Jay Howard Driver Growth
10 Nolan Siegel USA DEForce Racing
11 Prescott Campbell UK DEForce Racing
12 Kiko Porto Brazil DEForce Racing
16 Kent Vaccaro USA Miller Vinatieri Motorsports
19 Andre Castro USA Legacy Autosport
20 Simon Sikes USA Legacy Autosport
22 Yuven Sundaramoorthy USA Pabst Racing
23 Jace Denmark USA Pabst Racing
24 Josh Pierson USA Pabst Racing
29 Erik Evans USA Velocity Racing Growth
33 Josh Inexperienced USA Flip 3 Motorsport
34 Dylan Christie USA Flip 3 Motorsport
44 Christian Brooks USA Unique Autosport
63 Trey Burke USA Joe Dooling Autosports
90 Grant Palmer USA Unique Autosport
91 Billy Frazer New Zealand Unique Autosport
92 Matt Spherical-Garrido UK Unique Autosport
99 Myles Rowe USA Drive Indy

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