Archive for the ‘Firestone Indy Lights’ Category

28 Mar 2010: Indy Lights: Vernay wins opener as rain takes toll

French rookie JK Vernay mastered the rain in St Petersburg, Florida, to win the opening Indy Lights race of the season, ahead of Belgian journeyman Jan Heylen and Britain’s Stefan Wilson.

25 Mar 2010: Indy Lights: James Winslow crashes the party at St Pete

British drivers will make up a quarter of the 16-strong field when the Firestone Indy Lights series launches its 2010 campaign on the Streets of St Petersburg this weekend in support of the IndyCar Series.

17 Feb 2010: Indy Lights: Drivers get test laps under their belts

British Indy Lights drivers Pippa Mann and Martin Plowman have been getting to grips with their new teams by taking part in winter testing in Florida.

15 Feb 2010: ‘Go West, young drivers’, says Christodoulou

The opportunities for young drivers to develop their careers in America are far greater than those offered in Europe, according to reigning Star Mazda champion Adam Christodoulou.

4 Feb 2010: Indy Lights: Stefan Wilson signs for full-season drive

Sheffield’s Stefan Wilson has become the third British driver to be confirmed for the 2010 Indy Lights season after signing with the team set up by IndyCar veteran Bryan Herta.

13 Dec 2009: Indy Lights: Mann bags top drive for 2010

Pippa Mann’s gamble of basing herself in Indianapolis over the winter has paid off after she landed herself one of the plum seats for next year’s Indy Lights campaign.

20 Nov 2009: Wilson tests for McLaren at wet and windy Silverstone

Indy Lights hopeful Stefan Wilson has cashed in his prize for winning the Autosport BRDC Young Driver award – a Formula One test drive at Silverstone in Lewis Hamilton’s championship-winning McLaren.

6 Nov 2009: Indy Lights: Mann tests again with Sam Schmidt

Pippa Mann is about to embark on a second test with Sam Schmidt Motorsports in her quest for an Indy Lights seat for next year.

24 Oct 2009: Pippa Mann: “I’m English, but an Indy girl too”

On the day of our interview, Pippa Mann is sitting in her new Indianapolis apartment waiting for her furniture to arrive. Surrounded by packing boxes, she is taking time out from the tasks of sorting through them to speak to us, before making a return to her demanding fitness regime.

22 Oct 2009: Pippa Mann’s Iowa adventure, in her own words

On June 20th this year Pippa Mann lined up with the rest of the Indy Lights field for the Miller Lite 100 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, little knowing that she would end the race with her car upside-down on the track as rivals shot past at near full speed just feet away. Asked by BritsOnPole to talk us through what happened, she replied in such detail that we thought it worth publishing her answer in full.

 
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