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.
In what was initially intended to be the first episode of our new Road to Indy Insider Podcast, Rob Howden chatted with Team Pelfrey Pro Mazda driver Sting Ray Robb in early April to discuss his karting career and his journey into the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires.
MRTI Insider Rob Howden reviews the opening round of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires in St. Petersburg, and previews this weekend's event at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama