Following Wednesday's official confirmation of the return of the Indy Lights program in 2021, Road to Indy Insider and series voice Rob Howden sat down with Andersen Promotions CEO Dan Andersen to discuss the announcement, the enhancements added to the scholarships, and the new IndyCar test for the top-three drivers in the 2021 championship.
Juncos Racing's Sting Ray Robb broke through with his first win at Mid-Ohio in late July, and followed this with a sweep of the tripleheader at IMS just over a month later. Sting Ray joins Rob on the RTI Insider podcast to discuss what getting these wins meant to him and how his team and these performances have help strengthen his confidence and momentum heading back to Mid-Ohio.
The USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000 series took to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course last week (September 3-4) and Pabst Racing's Eduardo Barrichello scored his first RTI win in the opening race of the tripleheader, and then backed it up with a win in the second race as well. The Brazilian joined Rob to talk about his IMS victories, his relationship with his legendary father, his development time in karting, his road to USF2000 and what he see as his future goals.
It was quick turn-around for the Indy Pro 2000 Championship teams as the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires were back racing on the IMS road course on Thursday and Friday. Before heading to the next event, Road To Indy Insider Rob Howden spoke with World Wide Technology Raceway winner Devlin De Francesco, as well as two young drivers who were set to make their USF2000 debuts that weekend with Legacy Autosport - Michael Myers and Simon Sikes.
With the next Road to Indy event over a week away at Lucas Oil Raceway, Rob sat down with Pabst Racing's Hunter McElrea and Miller Vinatieri Motorsports' Jack William Miller to debrief on their runs at Mid-Ohio. They capped the show with a look forward to the first oval event of the year.
The Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires held a mid-week event at Mid-Ohio on July 29-30 and a pair of drivers delivered breakout performances. Sting Ray Robb of Juncos Racing and Reece Gold from Cape Motorsports each enjoyed career finishes in their respective series. The duo joined RTI Insider Rob Howden to 'debrief' their performances and look forward to the upcoming oval event at Lucas Oil Raceway on August 21.
With a Mid-Ohio tripleheader as part of the reworked Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires calendar just a week away, Rob takes the opportunity to look back at the series opener at Road America and forward to the first of two Mid-Ohio events with USF2000 point leader Christian Rasmussen from Jay Howard Driver Development and Indy Pro 2000 freshman Nate Aranda from Juncos Racing.
The Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires completed its first event of the 2020 season at Road America on July 9-10 and RTI Insider Rob Howden reviews the weekend's action in USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000. In this edition of the 'Debrief', Rob is joined by Turn 3 Motorsports' Danial Frost and Cape Motorsports' Josh Green.
With the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires firing up the 2020 season at Road America on July 9-10, Rob sat down with both of the RTI scholarship drivers - Braden Eves (Indy Pro 2000) and Prescott Campbell (USF2000) from Exclusive Autosport - to discuss the Mid-Ohio test from last week as well as their expectations for the season opener at Road America.
In this second episode of his new Road To Indy Insider Live show, Rob dives into the time charts from the official Road To Indy Presented by Cooper Tire series test from the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Monday, and then discusses the test with Indy Pro 2000 driver Sting Ray Robb and USF2000 driver Michael D'Orlando. They cap the show with a look forward to the opening rounds of 2020 Road To Indy at Road America next week.