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Brabham returns to Andretti Indy Lights team for 2022

Matthew Brabham will return to the Road To Indy in 2022 as part of Andretti Autosport’s four-car attack on the Indy Lights championship.

Foyt signs Indy Lights champion Kirkwood for 2022 IndyCar season

Indy Lights champion Kyle Kirkwood has landed the legendary #14 entry at AJ Foyt Racing for the 2022 IndyCar season.

Have a go hero: The nightmare US foray of a top GT team boss

Short on options to continue his single-seater career in Europe, a stint in the US beckoned for a driver who had beaten future Le Mans winner Nick Tandy in Formula Ford. But for Century Motorsport boss Nathan Freke, his spell in the IRL-supporting Indy Pro Series in 2008 was one to forget

Why Kyle Kirkwood is America's new IndyCar ace-in-waiting Plus

Why Kyle Kirkwood is America's new IndyCar ace-in-waiting

Kyle Kirkwood, the record-setting junior formula driver, sealed the Indy Lights championship last weekend. But despite an absurdly strong junior career and scholarship money, his next move is far from clear

British F3 champion Lundqvist wins as Indy Lights returns from hiatus

One-time BRDC British Formula 3 champion Linus Lundqvist took a dominant victory from pole in the first Indy Lights race staged since 2019, after its COVID-19 enforced cancellation last year.

Carlin returns to Indy Lights for 2021 with F3 driver Peroni

Carlin will return to Indy Lights next season in partnership with Jay Howard Driver Development and has signed Formula 3 driver Alex Peroni to drive for the team in 2021

IndyCar owners Penske "firmly committed" to Indy Lights in 2021

IndyCar owners Penske Entertainment will add extra incentives for Indy Lights' return to action in 2021, underlining its intent to make the junior formula a success

IndyCar News: Indy Lights season deferred until 2021

The IndyCar Series and Andersen Promotions have announced the Indy Lights feeder series has been cancelled for 2020 and will return next year

Former single-seater racer Richard Philippe dies in helicopter crash

Richard Philippe, the 2005 Formula BMW USA champion, was among those who perished in a helicopter crash last week in the Dominican Republic

Andretti's Patricio O'Ward wins 2018 Indy Lights title

Andretti Autosport driver Patricio O'Ward won the 2018 Indy Lights title with victory in the opening race at Portland

Ex-Force India Formula 1 reserve Celis makes Indy Lights switch

Former Formula 1 reserve driver Alfonso Celis Jr will switch to IndyCar support series Indy Lights in 2018, having signed with the frontrunning Juncos Racing team

Kyle Kaiser wins Indy Lights IndyCar feeder series at Watkins Glen

Kyle Kaiser secured the 2017 Indy Lights title with seventh place in a wet season finale at Watkins Glen

Design for 2018 Indy Lights car altered after Billy Monger's crash

The design of the new Indy Lights car has been modified following Billy Monger's huge British Formula 4 accident

Indy Lights Freedom 100: Matheus Leist wins Indianapolis showpiece

Reigning BRDC British Formula 3 champion Matheus Leist claimed his first Indy Lights victory in the blue riband Freedom 100 support race to the Indianapolis 500

BRDC British Formula 3 champion Leist to Indy Lights with Carlin

BRDC British Formula 3 champion Matheus Leist will race in the Indy Lights series in 2017 with Carlin

Colton Herta to Indy Lights as Andretti ties up with Yankees owners

Colton Herta will make his Indy Lights debut in 2017 as part of an Andretti Autosport tie-up with the owning family of baseball franchise the New York Yankees

Sam Schimidt's team pulls out of Indy Lights to focus on IndyCar

The most successful team in the recent history of Indy Lights, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, has pulled out of series to focus on its IndyCar project

Ed Jones wins 2016 Indy Lights title in season finale

Carlin's Ed Jones snatched a last gasp Indy Lights title at the Laguna Seca finale to beat Santiago Urrutia, thanks to a late assist from team-mate Felix Serralles

Carlin's Jones narrows gap to Lights leader Urrutia ahead of finale

Santiago Urrutia and Ed Jones will enter next weekend's Indy Lights double-header finale separated by a point, while other title hopeful Dean Stoneman's chances faded at Watkins Glen

Formula E and DTM driver Rosenqvist finishes Indy Lights season

New Mahindra Formula E and Mercedes DTM driver Felix Rosenqvist has called off the remainder of his 2016 Indy Lights campaign, with two rounds to go

Top three Indy Lights drivers put on probation after Road America

The top three drivers in the Indy Lights standings have been placed on probation for the balance of the season following last weekend's round at Road America

Indy Lights Freedom 100: Dean Stoneman wins by 0.002s

Dean Stoneman beat Ed Jones by just two thousandths of a second to make it back-to-back Indy Lights victories at Indianapolis by winning the Freedom 100

Dean Stoneman claims his first US win in Indianapolis Indy Lights

Dean Stoneman claimed his maiden Indy Lights win with Andretti Autosport in the second Indianapolis road course race after taking advantage of a chaotic first lap

European F3 champion Rosenqvist grabs race win in Indy Lights debut

Reigning European Formula 3 champion Felix Rosenqvist claimed a race win on his debut in the Indy Lights series in St Petersburg

Dean Stoneman switches to Indy Lights with Andretti Autosport

Dean Stoneman will switch to America for 2016 and contest Indy Lights with IndyCar powerhouse Andretti Autosport

Macau GP winner and F3 champ Rosenqvist secures Indy Lights move

Reigning Formula 3 European champion and two-time Macau Grand Prix winner Felix Rosenqvist has switched to Indy Lights to continue his single-seater career

Carlin expands 2016 Indy Lights line-up for Neil Alberico

Carlin will expand its Indy Lights entry to three cars for 2016, with American Neil Alberico joining Ed Jones and Felix Serralles

Felix Serralles joins Carlin's line-up for 2016 Indy Lights season

Felix Serralles will move to Carlin for his second season of Indy Lights in 2016

Euro F3 champion and Macau GP winner Rosenqvist to test Indy Lights

Formula 3 European champion and two-time Macau Grand Prix winner Felix Rosenqvist is to test an Indy Lights car next week

Laguna Seca Indy Lights: Pigot beats Harvey and Jones to 2015 title

Spencer Pigot secured the 2015 Indy Lights title with a commanding win in the season finale at Laguna Seca on Sunday

Laguna Seca Indy Lights: Spencer Pigot takes lead from Jack Harvey

Spencer Pigot reclaimed the Indy Lights points lead from Jack Harvey with a victory in the first of this weekend's two races at Laguna Seca

Laguna Seca Indy Lights: Max Chilton claims pole for opening race

Max Chilton secured pole position for the opening race of this weekend's Indy Lights season-finale at Laguna Seca

Mid-Ohio Indy Lights: Rayhall wins for 8Star, Jones/Harvey collide

Indy Lights part-timer Sean Rayhall took the win in a spiteful second Indy Lights encounter at Mid-Ohio on Sunday

Mid-Ohio Indy Lights: Enerson wins, title rivals Harvey/Pigot clash

RC Enerson converted pole position into the first Indy Lights win of his career with a commanding drive at Mid-Ohio on Saturday

Mid-Ohio Indy Lights: RC Enerson beats Jack Harvey for first pole

RC Enerson held off Schmidt team-mate Jack Harvey to secure the first Indy Lights pole of his career at Mid-Ohio

Iowa IndyLights: Ex-F1 racer Max Chilton takes first victory

Ex-F1 racer Max Chilton converted pole position into his first career Indy Lights win after leading a Carlin 1-2 at Iowa Speedway on Saturday evening

Max Chilton dedicates Iowa Indy Lights pole to Jules Bianchi

Max Chilton has dedicated his Indy Lights pole position at Iowa Speedway to former Marussia F1 team-mate Jules Bianchi

Iowa Indy Lights: Max Chilton leads Carlin qualifying 1-2

Max Chilton led a Carlin 1-2 in qualifying for today's Indy Lights race at Iowa Speedway

Milwaukee Indy Lights: Felix Serralles scores maiden win

Felix Serralles earned his first Indy Lights victory after making a late pass on RC Enerson at Milwaukee on Sunday

Indy Lights Toronto: Spencer Pigot wins, Nelson Piquet hit again

Spencer Pigot completed a clean sweep of the Indy Lights double-header in Toronto with victory in a chaotic race on Sunday

Indy Lights Toronto: Spencer Pigot wins, Nelson Piquet taken out

Spencer Pigot held off Jack Harvey to win the first of this weekend's two Indy Lights races in Toronto, although the afternoon will be remembered for a massive accident involving Nelson Piquet and RC Enerson

Toronto Indy Lights: Ex-F1 racer Nelson Piquet Jr on pole on debut

Nelson Piquet Jr used the final lap of qualifying to secure pole position for Sunday's Indy Lights race in Toronto

Nelson Piquet Jr: Indy Lights race will help Formula E title bid

Ex-Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr says making his Indy Lights debut in Toronto this weekend will help his bid to secure the maiden Formula E championship

Nelson Piquet Jr to make Indy Lights debut with Carlin

Formula E championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr will make his Indy Lights debut this weekend in Toronto with Carlin

Jack Harvey wins Indy Lights race at Indianapolis

Jack Harvey moved into the Indy Lights points lead with his victory in the Indy Lights Freedom 100 at Indianapolis on Friday

Indianapolis Indy Lights: Ethan Ringel on pole with record pace

Ethan Ringel smashed the Indy Lights track record at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with his pole lap during qualifying for Friday's race

Indianapolis Indy Lights: Rayhall wins as Jones and Harvey tangle

Sean Rayhall took a hard-earned maiden win for himself and the 8Star Motorsports team in the second race of this weekend's Indy Lights double-header on the Indianapolis road course

Indianapolis Indy Lights: Jack Harvey gets first 2015 win

Jack Harvey led from flag to flag to pick up his first Indy Lights win of the season in the first race of the double-header on the Indianapolis road course

Barber Indy Lights: Pigot beats Harvey to complete double

Spencer Pigot completed a clean sweep of this weekend's Indy Lights double-header at Barber with another commanding win on Sunday morning

Barber Indy Lights: Spencer Pigot takes dominant first win

Spencer Pigot ended Ed Jones's unbeaten run in Indy Lights with a dominant win in the first of this weekend's two races at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday

Barber Indy Lights: Spencer Pigot beats Jack Harvey to pole

Spencer Pigot claimed pole position for this weekend's Indy Lights race at Barber Motorsports Park

Ex-F1 racer Max Chilton unsure over Carlin Indy Lights campaign

Max Chilton is still yet to decide whether his future lies in sportscars or a full-time move to the United States after a frustrating start to his Indy Lights campaign

Long Beach Indy Lights: Ed Jones and Carlin still unbeaten

Ed Jones kept up his strong start to the Indy Lights season with a hard-fought win in Long Beach on Sunday

Long Beach Indy Lights: Jack Harvey grabs pole for Schmidt

Jack Harvey came out on top of a tightly-contested Indy Lights qualifying battle in Long Beach to secure pole for Sunday's race

St Petersburg Indy Lights: Ed Jones and Carlin win again

Ed Jones and Carlin completed a clean sweep of their Indy Lights debut weekend in St Petersburg with a commanding win in race two on Sunday

St Pete Indy Lights: Ed Jones gives Carlin win on American debut

Ed Jones dominated the weekend's opening Indy Lights race on the streets of St Petersburg to give Carlin a victory in its maiden North American race

St Pete Indy Lights: Carlin's Jones, Chilton make front row debut

Ed Jones will make his Indy Lights debut from pole position after leading Formula 1 convert Max Chilton in an all-Carlin front row in qualifying in St Petersburg on Saturday

Lighting-up the path to IndyCar Plus

Lighting-up the path to IndyCar

Indy Lights enters its next era in 2015 with a new car, and an influx of drivers and teams. What does it mean for the final step before IndyCar on the US ladder?

European Formula 3 team EuroInternational plans Indy Lights entry

Italian single-seater team EuroInternational plans to contest the Indy Lights series in 2016

Jack Harvey retains Schmidt Indy Lights seat for 2015

Jack Harvey has retained his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports seat for the 2015 Indy Lights season after only missing out on last year's title on countback