Second Indy Lights driver confirmed. Ringel joins Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

A week after announcing that they would be contesting the 2015 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire season, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) have announced their first driver.  Ethan Ringel joins Belardi Auto Racing driver Felix Serralles as the second confirmed pilot for the upcoming season. “It’s time for me to step up to Indy Lights… Read More »

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports joins the party.

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has announced that their impressive run in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire Championship is set to continue for the 14th straight season.  The Indianapolis based squad’s imposing biography encompasses seven championships, including four of the last five champions. “SPM is the only team that has competed in Indy Lights since its… Read More »

The 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship – Ayla Agren triumphs

The F1600 Formula F Championship series is known for it’s side-by-side finishes, so it was fitting that the final race saw eight drivers blanketed within only two seconds of race winner Ayla Agren.  Agren, who went backwards after starting the race on pole, slowly clawed her way forward and pulled off a daring pass of Sam Chastain… Read More »

Silly Season – James Hinchcliffe to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports edition

The announcement: James Hinchcliffe will be leaving Andretti Autosport and joining Schmidt Peterson Motorsports effective immediately Hichcliffe will piloting the No. 77 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports co-ower Ric Peterson and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports general manager Rob Edwards joined Hinchcliffe at the announcement   The why: From Hinchcliffe’s perspective: the stability offered by a solid multi-year deal… Read More »

Catching up with the Mazda Road To Indy

Felix Serralles confirmed 2014 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire championship team Belardi Auto Racing have confirmed that Felix Serralles will be piloting an IL-15 for the Brownsburg, IN based squad in 2015. The 22 year-old  is currently contesting the FIA European Formula 3 Championship and has scored 14 top 10 finishes during the current… Read More »

Helmet designs of the 98th Indianapolis 500

A Verizon IndyCar Series driver’s helmet is not unlike their autograph.  It’s unique to them, but can also change to fit a mood or need.  As the biggest race of the season, the Indianapolis 500 brings out various helmet “strategies”.  Some drivers choose to use the same helmet that they use the rest of the season,… Read More »