Race Weekend Central

Matthew Brabham Wins Season-Opening Indy Lights Race in St. Petersburg

Matthew Brabham on the Streets of St. Petersburg

(Photo by Chris Jones/INDYCAR)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– To finish first, first you have to finish, and Matthew Brabham took that lesson to heart to win the season opening race in the 2022 Indy Lights season. After starting sixth, Brabham made his way to third at the first corner and stayed in third until polesitter Hunter McElrea crashed from the …

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IndyCar at Barber on Saturday: What Mattered

Pit Lane on Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

Saturday’s on-track activity for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama gave the IndyCar paddock a good idea of who the key players will be for Sunday’s season opener for the NTT IndyCar Series. However, some faces that are usually at the top of the grid at Barber seem to be struggling, leading to some …

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Patricio O’Ward Quickly Climbing the Ladder to IndyCar


(Photo: Indy Lights)

In Friday’s Freedom 100, Patricio O’Ward, 19, finished second to Andretti Autosport teammate Colton Herta by .028 seconds. O’Ward entered the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a one-point lead on Herta in the Indy Lights championship but now trails by four points. The Monterrey, Mexico native is running his first full season of Indy …

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Kyle Kaiser Wins Indy Lights Title, Clinches Entry into 102nd Indy 500

Kyle Kaiser

(Photo: IndyLights.com)

When Kyle Kaiser took the green flag for the final event of the 2017 Indy Lights season, he clinched the championship, a $1 million scholarship toward racing in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, and participation in three IndyCar races, including the 102nd Indianapolis 500. The 21-year-old Juncos Racing driver entered the last race at …

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Dean Stoneman Takes Indy Lights Win at Indianapolis

There have been some close finishes in the storied history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but the Indy Lights series has taken “close” to a whole new level. In 2013 the four-wide run to the finish ended with .0024 between first and second. The next year it was .005 difference between the top pair. Saturday, …

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The Frontstretch 5: Must-See Racing Videos

2015 Menard Harvick Patrick Bank Of America 500 Charlotte Cup Mike Neff

Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

If life is made up of a series of moments, then one of its pleasures is remembering them, seeing them through new eyes, watching with a satisfied, “I remember when that happened.” This week, our staff rolled out some of our favorite racing videos featuring moments that are dramatic, memorable or just downright ridiculous. There …

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