TSOLadder.com's Steve Wittich joins MRTI Insider Rob Howden on this 'Breakdown' episode, as they work through the Road to Indy events from this past weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (July 27-29). This year's USF2000 title was clinched in the first race of the tripleheader by Cape Motorsports' Kyle Kirkwood, but the Pro Mazda and Indy Lights championships are still up for grabs. Get up to speed on all the action!
The MRTI champioship chases are heating up, new drivers are testing the waters for 2019, and the series has arrived at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for what is always a pivotal weekend in the schedule. In this Preview podcast, Rob discussed the championship battles, details the new competitors in USF2000 and Pro Mazda, and gives his thoughts on the unique stories of the top-four drivers in the Indy Lights point standings.
The streets of Toronto offered up a true challenge to the drivers of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, mixing in new and old pavement, concrete corners and a narrow racetrack. MRTI Insider Rob Howden goes solo with this Breakdown show, detailing the on-track action at the season's only trip north of the border. Rob discusses some of the chaos that characterized the event, as well as some of the behind-the-scenes storylines that make the MRTI so intriguing. Make sure to subscribe to the Road to Indy Insider Podcast on iTunes so that you don't miss an episode.
Ahead of what we expect to be an epic battle on the Streets of Toronto, the MRTI Insider Rob Howden delves deep into the paddock and the USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights line-ups to discuss this weekends' events, the season, the title battles and the future prospects of the competitors. In this late Thursday recording, Rob runs with some tangent thinking on a few drivers and the sport itself. Motorsport, and the MRTI, is anything but boring.
The Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires hit the fast 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway in early July, providing the Indy Lights drivers with their second oval race of the year. Andretti Autosport's Pato O'Ward came away with the win, and MotorsportsTribune.com's Joey Barnes joined Rob on this edition of 'The Breakdown' to discuss the Mazda Iowa 100 and the drivers, ahead of a quick preview look at the Honda Indy Toronto.
After an exciting and enjoyable week at 'America's National Park of Speed', the MRTI Insider Rob Howden is joined by MotorsportTribune.com's Chris DeHarde to breakdown the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tire events at Road America.
The 'MRTI Insider' Rob Howden previews this weekend's Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires event at Road America, discussing new drivers, team staffing changes, and the championship battles. Rob also provides his insight on who to watch in Elkhart Lake in all three MRTI series - USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights.
For my first post-race 'review' podcast, I invited respected journalist Tony DiZinno from Trackside Online and TSOLadder.com to join me to discuss the Freedom events from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Lucas Oil Raceway. We delve into the events, discussing the highlights and our thoughts on each race.
Kyle Kirkwood has arrived on the MRTI scene with Cape Motorsports in USF2000 as the 2017 F4 US Championship title winner, and the highly-rated American karting graduate sits down to talk with MRTI Insider Rob Howden about the start of the 2018, his transition from karts to cars, and what he looks forward to for the remainder of the season.
We take an opportunity to connect with recent Pro Mazda Championship race winner Parker Thompson from Exclusive Autosport and discuss his karting career, his initial years in USF2000, his developing relationship with Michael and Kimberly Duncalfe from EA, and his dedication to his career.