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BENJAMIN PEDERSEN SET FOR SOPHOMORE YEAR OF INDY LIGHTS WITH GLOBAL RACING GROUP AND HMD MOTORSPORTS

Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports is excited to officially announce Benjamin Pedersen’s return to the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship in 2022. Returning for his sophomore season, the 22-year-old Danish driver has settled into his new residence in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is now busy preparing to be a Championship contender in the upcoming season.

In his rookie season, Pedersen started off strong with a second-place finish in the opening round at Barber Motorsports Park. Still learning the car and adjusting to the series, Pedersen returned to the top-five eight rounds later where he earned his second podium finish at Road America. After the first ten rounds of his 2021 campaign, Pedersen and his #24 entry had an average finish of seventh. In the second half of the season, Pedersen found his stride and became a challenger in the series. Finishing with four podiums and three additional top-five results, Pedersen propelled to fourth place in the championship behind his two teammates, David Malukas in second and Linus Lundqvist in third.

While Pedersen is still awaiting his first win in the Indy Lights series, he is returning to the Indy Lights program as one of the top-finishing drivers from the previous year and is sure to be up front and fighting for the championship.

“I’m very excited to get this 2022 season going,” expressed Pedersen. “We are solely focusing on our own program and have been very strong in the recent tests. We are working extremely hard to keep pushing ourselves and our goal is to go and win races and consistently be on the podium!”

Pedersen and the entire Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports operation immediately began preparing for the 2022 season, completing multiple tests at a variety of tracks in the offseason. In an effort to gain an even stronger advantage, Pedersen moved to the Indianapolis, Indiana area towards the end of the 2021 season in order to be closer to the team and the heart of the Indy Lights and NTT INDYCAR Series. Focusing on his training, Pedersen has put all his focus into preparing for the forthcoming season.

Pedersen continued, “The goal for the future is clear and I am pushing forward 100%. In the coming months we will have a variety of different partner announcements. Stay tuned!”

As the end of the year winds down and with the next season quickly approaching, HMD Motorsports will have a handful of team and driver announcements in the coming weeks.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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DANIAL FROST JOINS HMD MOTORSPORTS FOR 2022 INDY LIGHTS CAMPAIGN

Returning for his second season in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship, Danial Frost has joined HMD Motorsports for the upcoming 2022 season. Piloting the #79 Den-Jet Dallara IL-15, Frost is the first confirmed driver for HMD Motorsports for the fast-approaching 2022 season.

Since the conclusion of the 2021 championship, Frost has joined the team at four test days, including the annual Chris Griffis Memorial Test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and two private team test days at Sebring International Raceway and Barber Motorsports Park. Quickly acclimatizing himself to the team, Frost and HMD Motorsports are set to be a potent pairing in what looks to be the most competitive Indy Lights field in recent history.

“The HMD Motorsports crew welcomed me with open arms, and it has been a pleasure to work with their entire team during testing,” explained Danial Frost. “My Engineer Mike Reggio and I seem to be a perfect mix as his knowledge and skill set are exactly what I need to advance my racing program. The car is a little different than what I have been used to in the past, but I am coming to grips with it and had a great test at Barber Motorsports Park earlier this week.”

Joining the Road to Indy in 2018, Frost has worked his way up the successful ladder program and has claimed three wins and sixteen podiums in his climb up the ladder. In his rookie Indy Lights season, Frost finished fifth in the championship with four podiums and three pole positions. In a strong showing of consistency, Frost has finished all but two races in his past two Road to Indy seasons. Now ready for his sophomore season in Indy Lights, Frost is preparing to battle for wins and podiums as he fights for the championship in the upcoming season.

“Danial is a talented driver and will be a threat in 2022,” added HMD General Manager Mike Maurini. “He is the first driver that we are able to confirm for next season and with his plans set, he can focus on getting every tenth of a second out of the car and himself. We look forward to working with Danial as we head into a new season of racing.”

Coming off a Team Championship title in their first season in Indy Lights, HMD Motorsports is preparing for another successful year in 2022. While Frost is the first confirmed driver in the team’s lineup, HMD Motorsports has been hard at work finalizing the team roster and will be making additional announcements in the coming weeks.

Stay tuned for more exciting news from HMD Motorsports.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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INDY LIGHTS TEAM CHAMPIONS BRING FIVE DRIVERS TO CHRIS GRIFFIS TEST THIS WEEKEND

With the 2021 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship in the rearview mirror, HMD Motorsports is shaking things up for the annual Chris Griffis Memorial Test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this coming weekend. Returning to the series with a full lineup, HMD Motorsports will run five entries at the annual test.

Returning to the team will be Manuel Sulaiman in the #59 entry and Benjamin Pedersen in the #24. After joining the team late in the season, Sulaiman competed in the final three events of 2021 and earned a best finish of sixth at Portland International Raceway. Pedersen, returning in the Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports entry, finished fourth in his rookie Indy Lights season with six podiums and a best finish of second at both Barber Motorsports Park and Road America. One of the strongest drivers in the second half of the season, Pedersen will be a threat for race wins, additional podium results and the illusive Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires title in 2022.

HMD Motorsports will also enter Danial Frost in the #79 and Christian Bogle in the #7. After both competing in Indy Lights with different outfits this past season, the two drivers are now joining HMD Motorsports for the upcoming test. In his rookie season, Frost claimed four podiums, three of which he finished second. Bogle, who made the jump up from USF2000 – bypassing Indy Pro 2000 – used his rookie season in Indy Lights to settle in to the much more powerful Dallara IL-15 and will now be focused on improving his results with the newest Indy Lights Team Champions.

In the final entry will be Road to Indy newcomer Ernie Francis, Jr. in the #99 machine. While new to the Road to Indy and Indy Lights program, Francis has a wide variety of past racing history. In 2021 he competed in three separate series – Trans Am presented by Pirelli Championship, FR Americas powered by Honda and the Camping World SRX. Made possible by the Force Indy Race Team, Francis will test an HMD Motorsports prepared Dallara as an evaluation for a potential program in 2022.

Only four weeks since the season ended, HMD Motorsports is working full steam ahead on their 2022 driver lineup and pre-season testing program. After claiming the Team Championship and finishing second, third and fourth in the Driver Championship, HMD Motorsports is looking to capitalize on this past season and put together and even stronger 2022 season.

This weekend’s testing will take place on the 14-turn road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Alongside the entire Road to Indy ladder program, drivers will have over four and a half hours of on-track testing over the course of two days.

While on-track sessions for the Chris Griffis Memorial Test officially begin on Saturday, the weekend will kick off with seven hours of INDYCAR Award testing on Friday. After finishing second in the 2021 Indy Lights Championship, HMD Motorsports driver David Malukas, earned a series-sponsored INDYCAR test with a top team.

Chris Griffis Memorial Test Weekend Schedule
Friday, October 29th
9:00am – 12:00pm        INDYCAR Award Testing
1:00pm – 5:00pm          INDYCAR Award Testing 

Saturday, October 30th
10:00am – 10:45am      Test 1
1:30pm – 2:15pm          Test 2
4:30pm – 5:15pm          Test 3

Sunday, October 31st
10:00am – 10:45am      Test 4
1:30pm – 2:15pm          Test 5
4:30pm – 5:15pm          Test 6

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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TEN WINS, NINE POLE POSITIONS AND THIRTY-THREE PODIUM RESULTS FOR HMD AND GRG

HMD Motorsports and Global Racing Group wrapped up their rookie Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season as Team Champions this past weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Returning to the track for the second time this year, the dominant program ended the year with the Team Championship and three drivers in the top four of the Drivers’ Championship.

Heading into the weekend, HMD with GRG maintained a solid lead over back-to-back champions, Andretti Autosport, but the championship was not clinched yet. In the Driver’s Championship, HMD’s David Malukas trailed by fifteen points while GRG with HMD driver Linus Lundqvist had theoretically claimed third in the championship. In another close battle, Benjamin Pedersen with GRG sat in fourth, closely trailed by a pair of rivals.

After struggling for some pace in the only practice session of the weekend on Friday, qualifying on Saturday morning would see David Malukas line up on the front row for race one in the second position while Benjamin Pedersen, Manuel Sulaiman and Linus Lundqvist started from fifth, eighth and tenth. At the start of the race, Malukas attempted to pass for the lead, but ultimately trailed his championship rival through the entirety of the thirty-lap race to finish in second. Taking the sixth through eighth positions were Lundqvist, Sulaiman and Pedersen with Lundqvist rebounding from an engine issue in qualifying.

With one round remaining in the championship, Malukas would need a flawless day in order to claim the championship – Malukas needed to claim the pole position, win the final race and lead the most laps, all while the current point leader would need to finish in eleventh or worse. After struggling on Saturday, the HMD with GRG squad needed their luck to change at Mid-Ohio. On Sunday morning, as rain soaked the track, HMD with GRG showed just how good they were in wet conditions. In the morning qualifying session, cars were spinning and driving off track every few laps, but HMD with GRG remained solid and qualified 1-2-3 with Malukas on pole followed by Lundqvist and Pedersen. After claiming pole, Malukas still had a chance at the Championship.

As the rain continued throughout the day, the final race was set to be the first rain race of the season. At the start of the race, Malukas drove off the track in turn one and dropped to the back of the field. However, as the rest of the field struggled on the slick track, the HMD with GRG drivers remained steady as Lundqvist and Pedersen lead the field by over twenty seconds and Malukas worked his way back through the field. After only twelve laps, Malukas worked his way back up into third and by the end of the final round, HMD with GRG swept the podium for the first time, with Lundqvist taking the win followed by Malukas in second and Pedersen in third.

At the end of the twenty-round season, HMD Motorsports claimed the Team Championship, forty-three points ahead of Andretti Autosport. David Malukas finished the season in second, Linus Lundqvist in third and Benjamin Pedersen in fourth in the Drivers’ Championship. In their rookie season, HMD with GRG claimed a total of ten wins and nine pole positions as well as thirty-three of the sixty possible podium finishes. Throughout the season, HMD with GRG was able to finish with at least one driver on the podium in every single race.

While the 2021 season has concluded, the hard work continues as the team continues to finalize drivers for the 2022 season.  With the annual Chris Griffis Memorial Test coming up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway at the end of the month and additional private tests scheduled, HMD Motorsports is setting up for another successful season in 2022.

Stay tuned for more announcements from HMD Motorsports and Global Racing Group in the coming weeks.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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HMD MOTORSPORTS AIMS FOR INDY LIGHTS TEAM AND DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP THIS WEEKEND

HMD Motorsports is ready to go head-to-head in a battle this weekend in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship finale. With eighteen rounds completed, the series will return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the final two races of the 2021 season. After back-to-back weekends on the West Coast with the NTT INDYCAR Series, Indy Lights will rejoin the entire Road to Indy ladder program to end the season.

Heading into the weekend, HMD Motorsports is set for a championship battle in both the Team Championship and Driver Championship. After claiming nine wins and twenty-nine podiums so far this season, full-time drivers David Malukas, Linus Lundqvist and Benjamin Pedersen have positioned the HMD Motorsports operation in the Team Championship lead, thirty-nine points ahead of reigning back-to-back champions, Andretti Autosport.

With seven wins to his name this season, David Malukas currently sits second in the Driver’s Championship, trailing by fifteen points. While Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports’ Linus Lundqvist has officially claimed third in the championship, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will host the battle for the Indy Lights Championship title.

While Malukas and the Indy Lights series have already visited Mid-Ohio earlier this season, this will be the first visit for Manuel Sulaiman in the series. Finishing all four races he has entered this season in the top-ten, and with a best finish of sixth, Sulaiman will be hoping to end the season with a top-five finish.

When visiting Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in July, Malukas finished on the podium in both races, but will be going for the win this weekend.

The weekend format is changing slightly this weekend, with both qualifying sessions preceding their respective races. Drivers will have one 45-minute practice session on Friday afternoon. Starting the next two days early, both Saturday and Sunday will follow the same format with a morning qualifying session followed by an early afternoon race. The 2021 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship will come to a close on Sunday afternoon and a champion will be crowned.

Live coverage will be available all weekend and will include all practice, qualifying and race sessions.  Provided by Road to Indy, all sessions will be live streamed on the Road to Indy TV App, on RoadToIndy.TV and its social media platforms and on IndyLights.com.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Weekend Schedule
Friday, October 1
3:00pm – 3:45pm – Practice

Saturday, October 2
9:25am – 10:05am – Qualifying 1
1:00pm – 1:50pm – Race 1

Sunday, October 3
8:45am – 9:15am – Qualifying 2
12:00pm – 12:50pm – Race 2

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected]orts.com. To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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HMD MOTORSPORTS EXTENDS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AT LAGUNA SECA

As the championship battle rages on, HMD Motorsports and the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires grid completed rounds seventeen and eighteen of the 2021 season this past weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Prior to the Monterey Grand Prix event, team veteran, David Malukas maintained a five-point championship lead and with four races remaining, every point and position is valuable as the season begins to come to a close.

Coming off a win and double podium in Portland, HMD Motorsports was confident heading into the race weekend. After a fourth and tenth-place finish in the one and only practice session, HMD Motorsports knew they would need to find more speed in order to be competitive on the 2.238-mile course and to remain in the championship battle.

In the first qualifying session on Friday afternoon, Malukas qualified on the second row in third behind his Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports teammate Linus Lundqvist and fellow championship contender Kyle Kirkwood. Manuel Sulaiman, in his second weekend in Indy Lights, qualified in ninth despite having never been to the facility before behind the wheel of a Dallara IL-15. The next morning, in a second qualifying attempt, Malukas was able to gain a position to start race two from the front row in second while Sulaiman would begin his second race of the weekend from outside row five.

Early Saturday afternoon, the Indy Lights field of eleven cars took their first green flag of the weekend. In the opening lap, Malukas was able to hold on to second position behind Kirkwood and ahead of Lundqvist and Pedersen. Sulaiman, while battling for the seventh position with Devlin DeFrancesco, was pushed off track and fell to the back of the field but remained on the lead lap. Seven laps later, Sulaiman had regained his ninth place starting position. Meanwhile, Malukas also had an off-track excursion and fell back into fourth behind Kirkwood and the GRG with HMD drivers, Linus Lundqvist and Benjamin Pedersen. After a full-course caution to collect a car that was stranded on the outside of turn two, the track went green with nine laps remaining. While Malukas remained in fourth, Sulaiman picked up another position to eighth. As the checkered flags flew, Malukas finished the race in fourth. Sulaiman crossed the finish line in eighth, but after a penalty was given to a competitor, the Mexican claimed seventh on the results sheets.

With both HMD Motorsports drivers missing the podium in Saturday’s race and Malukas falling back into second in the championship points standings, the Indiana based team was determined to recover. Starting from second in the second wheel-to-wheel action of the weekend, Malukas was unable to make a move on the start, but he was able to maintain a strong lead over third through the entirety of the race. Sulaiman also remained where he started to finish the race in tenth.

While the weekend results for the HMD Motorsports team were not what was hoped for, the championship is still far from over. Currently, Malukas sits in second, fifteen markers behind Kirkwood. The HMD Motorsports program is still atop the Team Championship chase with one event weekend remaining.

Next weekend, October 1-3, the series will return Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the final two rounds of the 2021 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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MALUKAS EXTENDS POINT LEAD AS HMD MOTORSPORTS IMPRESSES IN PORTLAND

Continuing their dominating season, HMD Motorsports found success this past weekend at Portland International Raceway. Alongside Global Racing Group, the four-car lineup added an additional win, four podiums and six top-four finishes to the team’s resumé as they extended both their lead in the Driver and Team Championship point battles.

With four drivers quick in the three testing and practice sessions, the team’s excitement grew during the first qualifying of the weekend when the entire HMD Motorsports and Global Racing Group lineup topped the charts, finishing 1-2-3-4, proving that HMD Motorsports was the team to beat in Portland.

Leading the charge was second-year Indy Lights driver and points leader David Malukas, who topped the timing charts in practice and both qualifying sessions. Starting on pole for both races of the weekend, Malukas gained two additional points to his championship lead. Alongside Malukas, Manuel Sulaiman made his Indy Lights debut and was immediately putting up times similar to season-long drivers and racing wheel-to-wheel with championship contenders.

In the first race of the weekend, all four HMD Motorsports and Global Racing Group drivers led the field to the start, but after a chaotic first couple of turns, officials called a full-course yellow to reset the field and restart the race. In the second attempt, the four HMD drivers led the field through the next four laps in their qualifying order. As Malukas began to gap the field, Kyle Kirkwood was able to get around Sulaiman and Benjamin Pedersen and moved into third. In a heated battle between Kirkwood and Linus Lundqvist for second, Malukas was able to place a five-second gap over the rest of the field before the checkered flag would fly. With seventeen laps remaining, Lundqvist fell to third, as he was unable to keep the championship contender behind him. Malukas, who claimed the first win of the weekend and his seventh of the season, took control of the championship points lead. Behind the leaders, Sulaiman finished in sixth, an impressive feat for a first-time Indy Lights driver going up against the season’s top competitors as the GRG with HMD entrants of Lundqvist and Benjamin Pedersen finished third and fourth.

For the second race of the weekend, Malukas again started on pole. After qualifying seventh, Sulaiman was given a penalty and started the race from inside row five for his second ever Indy Lights start. While the front of the field made it through turn one without incident, Sulaiman had contact with Sting Ray Robb and was forced to replace his front wing before being summoned to a drive-through penalty. Upfront Malukas, continued to chase down Kirkwood through the remainder of the race, but ultimately finished in second while Sulaiman crossed the line in tenth.

While the championship remains close, David Malukas still maintains a five-point lead over Kyle Kirkwood in second.  As a result of strong finishes from all HMD Motorsports and Global Racing Group drivers this season, HMD Motorsports is also leading the team championship, thirty-seven points ahead of the 2018 and 2019 back-to-back champions.

Now, the team will immediately head into the next two rounds of the championship this weekend, September 17-19, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. With only one practice session taking place on Friday morning before Qualifying 1, the team will be relying on results from a private test earlier in the year at the California track. Saturday will see the first race of the weekend preceded by Qualifying 2. On Sunday morning, immediately prior to the NTT INDYCAR Series Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey, drivers will complete their second race of the weekend.

Live coverage of practice and qualifying, produced by Road to Indy TV, will be available throughout the weekend. Sessions will also be live streamed on the Road to Indy TV App, on RoadToIndy.TV and its social media platforms and on IndyLights.com. Coverage of the races will be available live through Peacock Premium inside the United States, REV TV in Canada and through Road to Indy TV in all other countries.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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HMD MOTORSPORTS READY TO TAKE ON THE PORTLAND GRAND PRIX WITH FOUR DRIVERS

With four weeks and six races remaining in the 2021 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship, HMD Motorsports in ready to head west for back-to-back doubleheader race weekends at Portland International Raceway and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Up first on the schedule, the series will join the NTT INDYCAR Series in Portland, Oregon this weekend, September 10th-12th.

Leading the team around the 1.964-mile track will be Indy Lights veteran and current championship leader, David Malukas in his #79 Dallara IL-15. After an admirable season so far, with six wins and five additional podiums, Malukas is engaged in a close-knit battle for the championship with only three points separating him from his closest rival. After claiming both wins at World Wide Technology Raceway three weeks ago, Malukas is looking to carry that momentum to the West Coast in an effort to extend his lead in the championship.

Malukas is not the only HMD Motorsports driver having a strong season. His Global Racing Group with HMD teammates, Linus Lundqvist and Benjamin Pedersen are each in the top-four in the championship standings after both claiming multiple podiums in their rookie years. With a combined total of eight wins and an additional thirteen podiums, HMD Motorsports is also leading the Indy Lights Team Championship.

Making his Indy Lights debut this weekend will be Manuel Sulaiman in the #59 HMD Motorsports entry. The 21-year-old Mexican driver has worked his way through the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires ladder program and now is set to make his Indy Lights debut. In his two seasons of Indy Pro 2000, Sulaiman has earned three wins and four additional podiums and is prepared to make his transition up to the next level.  With limited testing opportunities available due to his mid-season transition, Sulaiman was able to complete two days of testing with the HMD Motorsports team at Putnam Park Road Course and Autobahn Country Club over the past three weeks and was quickly up to speed impressing the entire HMD Motorsports organization. While eager to finish well, Sulaiman’s main goal will be to use the remaining events and test days as a learning experience in preparation for a full season effort in 2022.

Jumping right into the weekend, the drivers will have over four hours of practice. Friday will be jampacked with two morning test sessions followed by an afternoon practice and early evening qualifying session for race one. Drivers will set the grid for race two on Saturday morning before heading out for the first race of the weekend later in the day. The final race of the weekend will take place on Sunday morning directly ahead of the NTT INDYCAR Series Grand Prix of Portland.

Live coverage of practice and qualifying, produced by Road to Indy TV, will be available throughout the weekend. Sessions will also be live streamed on the Road to Indy TV App, on RoadToIndy.TV and its social media platforms and on IndyLights.com. Coverage of the races will be available live through Peacock Premium inside the United States, REV TV in Canada and through Road to Indy TV in all other countries.

Portland International Raceway Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 10th
9:00am – 10:40am – Test
11:50am – 1:45pm – Test 2
3:00pm – 3:35pm – Practice
4:35pm – 5:00pm – Qualifying 1

Saturday, September 11th
11:25am – 11:55am – Qualifying 2
1:55pm – 2:55pm – Race 1

Sunday, September 12th
10:30am – 11:30am – Race 2

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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MANUEL SULAIMAN JOINS HMD MOTORSPORTS

As the 2021 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship season begins to wrap up, HMD Motorsports has filled their vacant #59 entry for the upcoming Portland Grand Prix. Manuel Sulaiman, who has spent 2021 competing in Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, will be making the move up the Road to Indy ladder to debut in the series.

With six races remaining, the Mexican driver aims to follow a successful career like compatriot Patricio O’Ward and will begin that quest next weekend with HMD Motorsports at the Portland International Raceway. Both Sulaiman and HMD Motorsports have agreed to use Portland and future dates as a testing and learning opportunity in preparation for the next step in the career of the promising, young driver.

“I am very happy with this announcement and for me, this is a very important step in my life as a professional driver,” explained Sulaiman. “Road to Indy and IndyCar are my passion and my dream. I am very grateful for what I have achieved up to now and look forward for more success. The atmosphere and welcoming that HMD has given me in this important upward step I am taking has been exceptionally good, and I am very grateful for the opportunity. I, as a driver, will give everything I have and it is an honor to belong to HMD, a team with an impressive win record In Indy Lights, and my respects to them for their success. Nothing else to say, but I am excited to go racing!”

“We are excited to have Manuel join the HMD Motorsports program,” explained General Manager Mike Maurini. “He had a solid test, worked with three of our engineers and performed very well. The future is bright for him.”

Sulaiman began his car racing career in 2017, earning multiple podiums in the British F4 Championship and FIA F4 NACAM. Through 2018 and 2019, Sulaiman competed in British F4 before becoming the 2019 FIA Fórmula 4 NACAM Series Champion with ten wins and fifteen podiums. In 2019, Sulaiman joined the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires program in USF2000, where he finished sixth, with some podiums in the championship. After spending the past two seasons in Indy Pro 2000, Sulaiman has earned three wins, seven podiums and twenty top-ten finishes and is now ready to make his next move up in the program.

Sulaiman will be joining the team alongside series veteran David Malukas and Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports drivers Linus Lundqvist and Benjamin Pedersen. With a combined eight wins, twenty-one podiums and seven pole positions between the three current drivers and HMD Motorsports leading the Team Championship, Sulaiman will be in a strong position to learn from some of the top current drivers in the series as he begins to prepare for 2022.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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DOUBLE VICTORY FOR DAVID MALUKAS AND HMD MOTORSPORTS AT THE WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY RACEWAY

Ending the Indy Lights Presented by Copper Tires Championship summer break, HMD Motorsports and the entire Indy Lights field took on the 1.25-mile oval of World Wide Technology Raceway this past weekend for rounds thirteen and fourteen of the 2021 season. As the only oval on the schedule, points were worth 150 percent, and the two-race event was crucial to the championship battle.

After testing at the facility last week, teams were given two one-hour test sessions on Thursday before official track sessions began the following day. In Friday morning’s official practice, HMD Motorsports topped the timing charts with Malukas finishing second surrounded by his Global Racing Group teammates, Lundqvist and Pedersen, in first and third respectively. With only one qualifying session on the schedule, drivers were given two laps to qualify for the two races, with the first lap setting the grid for race one and the second lap setting the grid for race two. In a close battle, Malukas earned the pole position ahead of his championship rival for the opening race while the two drivers swapped starting positions for race two.

Starting on the pole position on Friday evening, Malukas was able to quickly slot into the lead on the start and never looked back. Fending off pressure from behind during the opening laps, Malukas’ challenger slid sideways through turn one during the second lap and fell back to third. The #79 HMD Trucking backed entry of Malukas was able to take advantage and began to stretch his lead over the course of the next twenty-six laps before the caution flag flew on lap twenty-nine. During the restart, Malukas had the opportunity to quickly pull away again in the lead as his rivals battled behind him. With sixteen laps remaining, Linus Lundqvist tagged the wall in turn three, triggering a caution and effectively ending the race. After multiple drivers suffered issues with tires throughout the first sixty laps, race officials decided to call the race with nine laps remaining due to safety concerns and awarded Malukas his fifth win of the season.

As tire wear and safety concerns continued through Friday evening, Road to Indy officials altered the race format for Saturday’s race. The race was split into two thirty-five lap segments and would be divided by a red flag where drivers would make a mandatory pit stop to change the right-side tires and refuel. With the purpose of reducing tire wear, all cars went out with a half tank of fuel to reduce the overall weight of the car and the load on the tires. During the Saturday afternoon warmup, all cars would be required to scrub their second set of right-side race tires for a minimum of three laps.

At a track known for being difficult to pass at, Malukas knew he had a battle ahead of him as he was starting from the second position.  In the first stint of the race, Malukas closely trailed the leader, but was unable to complete a pass. The planned caution was then called three laps early due to debris on track and the field entered the pits to change the right-side tires and refuel. On lap thirty-six, the second half of the race began and Malukas briefly fell back from the leader, however, he was able to quickly reel him back in as the two drivers raced within a half second of each other for the next few laps. On lap thirty-nine, Malukas went to the outside of Kyle Kirkwood and the two drivers battled side-by-side for three consecutive laps bringing fans to their feet in what could be classified as the Indy Lights pass of the year. Malukas was finally able to make the pass and take over the lead completing the move on lap forty-two as the two drivers paced Benjamin Pedersen in third. With thirteen laps remaining, another caution was called as drivers were beginning to again show signs of tire wear and after an inspection from Cooper Tires, the race was again cut short with nine laps remaining. David Malukas again claimed the win, sweeping the weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway and taking over the championship lead while teammate Pedersen earned his second podium result of the weekend and catapulted up to fourth in the Drivers’ Championship.

After a chaotic weekend, HMD Motorsports, alongside Global Racing Group, was able to leave the track with two wins, four podiums and five top-five finishes between their three drivers. Not only does HMD Motorsports maintain their Team Championship lead, but all three drivers are now in the top-four of the Driver’s Championship with Malukas in first, Linus Lundqvist in third and Benjamin Pedersen in fourth.

The team will now have two weeks before packing up and heading west for the next two events. Up first will be Portland International Raceway on September 10-12.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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DAVID MALUKAS AND HMD MOTORSPORTS TAKE THE CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT TO THE WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY RACEWAY

After more than six weeks since the last Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires event weekend at Road America, HMD Motorsports is prepared to make their return with David Malukas this weekend, August 19th-21st, at World Wide Technology Raceway (WWTR) in Madison, Illinois. Over half-way through the 2021 season, WWTR will host rounds 13 and 14 of the 20-round championship.

Heading into the weekend, HMD Motorsports, combined with Global Racing Group, is currently leading the Team Championship with a seventeen-point lead over their closest rival. So far this season, David Malukas has scored four wins and five additional podiums in the twelve completed events and has led the championship for a large portion of the season. Malukas currently sits in second, only eleven points behind the current leader. With up to 94 points up for grabs this weekend, the championship is still far from over.

During the 2019 season, Malukas scored one of his two podiums that year at World Wide Technology Raceway with a third-place finish in his rookie season.

In preparation for the one and only oval event on the schedule, Malukas was able to participate in a single day test at the facility last week alongside his Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports teammates Linus Lundqvist and Benjamin Pedersen.

“It was great to have a test day after a six-week break and over two years since I was last on an oval,” expressed Malukas. “We learned a ton within the hot day making big jumps of improvement with my driving and the car. The team and I are ready to combat the World Wide Technology Raceway in full speed and get racing again!”

With two test sessions scheduled to begin the weekend on Thursday, Malukas and the HMD Motorsports crew will have plenty of opportunity to finalize their qualifying and race setup. Friday will be jampacked with a late-morning practice session, afternoon qualifying and evening race. The qualifying format for this weekend will look a little different from past sessions – drivers will be given two laps to qualify for both races – with a warmup lap, the first lap timed will set the grid for race one while the second lap time will be for race two. The final race of the weekend will take place on Saturday evening directly ahead of the NTT INDYCAR Series Bommarito Automotive Group 500.

Live coverage of practice and qualifying, produced by Road to Indy TV, will be available throughout the weekend. Sessions will also be live streamed on the Road to Indy TV App, on RoadToIndy.TV and its social media platforms and on IndyLights.com. Coverage of the races will be available live through Peacock Premium inside the United States, REV TV in Canada and through Road to Indy TV in all other countries.

World Wide Technology Raceway Weekend Schedule

Thursday, August 19th
12:30pm – 1:30pm        Test 1
6:25pm – 7:25pm          Test 2

Friday, August 20th
11:30am – 12:15pm      Practice
3:00pm – 3:30pm          Qualifying
5:30pm – 6:30pm          Race 1 (75 laps)

Saturday, August 21st
2:05pm – 2:25pm          System Check / Warm Up
5:30pm – 6:30pm          Race 2 (75 laps)

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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HMD MOTORSPORTS NABS TWO PODIUM RESULTS TO KEEP THE TITLE FIGHT ALIVE

This past Fourth of July weekend, HMD Motorsports and drivers David Malukas and Nikita Lastochkin took on Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the first two rounds of the second half of the 2021 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season. Heading into the weekend, HMD Motorsports was comfortably leading the Team Championship and David Malukas was narrowly leading the incredibly close Driver Championship.

After completing two of the three test sessions and an official practice, both HMD Motorsports drivers were confident heading into Qualifying 1 on Friday afternoon. David Malukas, who did not show his true pace in the practice session and finished fourth, was able to recover for a second-place qualifying position while Nikita Lastochkin finished eleventh. The next morning in Qualifying 2, Malukas scored the fourth fastest lap of the session with Lastochkin turning a lap time good enough for the outside of row six.

In the opening lap of the race one on Saturday afternoon, Malukas was able to battle for the lead and closely hang on to the second position. As the drivers settled in for the remainder of the race, the leading three drivers were able to distance themselves from the rest of the pack. On lap five, Lastockin was battling with Sting Ray Robb for the eleventh position when he made slight contact and damaged his front wing. He was able to stay out for the remainder of the race but was unable to advance up the running order suffering from a slight loss of front grip. About one-third of the way through the race on lap eleven, Malukas went off track in turn nine, driving through the grass and narrowly missing the tire barrier. He was able to make his way back to the racing surface, losing only one position as he settled into the third position in front of his Global Racing Group teammate Linus Lundqvist. After his offtrack excursion, Malukas put his head down as he began to chase down the two lead drivers but would run out of time as the checkered flag flew, leaving him on the third and final step of the podium.

In the second and final race, Malukas had a battle ahead of him to make up valuable championship points after falling two points out of the championship lead. Starting in fourth and next to teammate Linus Lundqvist, Malukas quickly found himself engaged in a battle that featured four of the series top drivers. On lap thirteen and after a full course caution, Malukas took advantage of the restart as he again tried to chase down Lundqvist. Nearing the halfway mark, Lundqvist went wide in turn two and Malukas was able to drive into the third position. With his sights now set on the second-place competitor, Malukas began his charge forward. With two laps to go, Malukas closed the gap from four seconds down to just over half a second but was unable to get by and finished in third for the second time of the weekend. Nikita Lastochkin soldiered on with his damaged front wing to finish in eleventh all while turning respectable lap times despite. A different approach into the weekend allowed Nikita to close the gap to his rivals as he left the weekend happy and motivated.

While the weekend did not go as hoped for the HMD Motorsports crew, it was a weekend of learning and staying in the championship fight. With Malukas now second, eleven points behind in the Drivers’ Championship, HMD Motorsports and Global Racing Group remain atop the Team Championship with eight races remaining.

After the cancellation of the Streets of Toronto event weekend, Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires will now enter a six-week summer break before heading to World Wide Technology Raceway for the one and only oval event of the season later in August.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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HMD MOTORSPORTS ENTERS THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON WITH TEAM AND DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIP POINT LEAD

Currently leading both the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Team and Driver Championship standings, HMD Motorsports drivers David Malukas and Nikita Lastochkin are eager to get the second half of the season underway this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. With ten rounds remaining both championship titles are still up for grabs, but Malukas and HMD Motorsports have placed themselves in a strong position as the battle continues.

In the past, Malukas finished in second behind Linus Lundqvist in both Mid-Ohio races in the 2020 FR Americas Championship. In 2019, when Indy Pro 2000 Presented by Cooper Tires visited the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lastochkin finished just shy of the podium in fourth and had his season-best finish.

With both drivers having strong past results at the track, and the team recently completing a private test day, HMD Motorsports is excited for a potentially strong weekend to come.

At Road America, Malukas finished on the top step of the podium in race two (round ten) and was “officially” the “Fastest Turtle on Track.” This weekend, Turtle Plastics is returning as a Primary Partner, and he will be aiming to retain his winning streak.

Lastochkin, who had some minor issues at Road America, is anxious to get the Mid-Ohio event underway. Having skipped the entire 2020 season when many of his competitors were racing in other disciplines, Lastochkin is now on par with his rivals to date in 2021 and a new approach to the second half of the season could reap benefits.

The weekend will commence with three series test sessions and one official practice over the course of Thursday and Friday. After over five hours of on-track preparation, Indy Lights will head straight into Qualifying 1 on Friday afternoon. Saturday will host the final qualifying session in the morning and Race 1 later in the day. One final race will take place on Sunday morning prior to the NTT INDYCAR Series main event.

Live coverage of practice and qualifying, produced by Road to Indy TV, will be available throughout the weekend. Sessions will also be live streamed on the Road to Indy TV App, on RoadToIndy.TV and its social media platforms and on IndyLights.com. Coverage of the races will be available live through Peacock Premium inside the United States, REV TV in Canada and through Road to Indy TV in all other countries.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Weekend Schedule

Thursday, July 1st
10:00am-11:30am – Test 1
2:00pm-3:30pm – Test 2

Friday, July 2nd
8:10am-9:40am – Test 3
11:25am-12:10pm – Practice
3:35pm-4:05pm – Qualifying 1

Saturday, July 3rd
10:05am-10:35am – Qualifying 2
4:30pm-5:20pm – Race 1 (35 laps)

Sunday, July 4th
10:00am-10:50am – Race 2 (35 laps)

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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HMD MOTORSPORTS WINS AT ROAD AMERICA

After taking one prep day at the shop to turn the cars around after the Detroit Grand Prix, HMD Motorsports loaded into Road America this past Wednesday to get the second leg of their back-to-back weekends underway. Competing at one of North America’s best motorsports facilities, the team left with a win on behalf of David Malukas as well as a second-place podium result with Benjamin Pedersen under the Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports program.

With an additional series test day on Thursday, before the official weekend began, the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires drivers were given plenty of prep time on the 4.014-mile, 14-turn road course of Road America. With two hour-long sessions, HMD Motorsports driver David Malukas finished second in both sessions, while Nikita Lastochkin paced inside the top-ten as he prepared for the weekend.

In the opening official practice session, the HMD Motorsports duo struggled, with both drivers finishing in the back half of the field as they worked on long run setups with older Cooper Tires. Staying mid to back of the pack in the first half of the first qualifying session, Malukas and Lastochkin went out for a second time with a fresh set of tires and moved forward. Giving it everything he had, Malukas put down a second-position qualifying time and Lastochkin finished eleventh. In a repeat of Qualifying 1, Malukas and Lastochkin finished in the same positions for Qualifying 2 and Sunday’s race.

Starting on the outside of the front row, Malukas was going head-to-head with the polesitter for the lead when they made contact in the first turn and were sent off the racing circuit. Able to restart, Malukas quickly worked his way around the track and began to catch the rear of the field. Once he was back with the group, Malukas’ pace was nearly a full second faster than the rest of the Indy Lights drivers on track. Malukas was able to start progressing forward and began to work his way towards the front. Unfortunately, the damage he sustained at the start of the race began to catch up with him and he started to lose momentum. After a rocky start, Malukas was still able to remain in the race for a seventh-place finish – earning him valuable championship points. About mid-way through the race, Lastockin went slightly off the racing line and his tires picked up a lot of debris causing him to lose pace. Concerned of a potential puncture and after coming in for a fresh set of tires, Lastochkin went back out, but with cold tires, he slid off the track and made contact with the wall. Lastochkin finished the race in twelfth. Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports driver Benjamin Pedersen had a solid first race of the weekend and found himself on the second step of the podium while Linus Lundqvist crossed the line in fourth gaining valuable team and championship points for both drivers.

Again, going head-to-head, Malukas and Daniel Frost lined up on the front row for the start of Race 2, but this time Malukas was able to get around Frost heading into turn one and took the lead. Throughout the remainder of the race, while the rest of the field battled for position, Malukas continued to extend his lead. After leading all twenty laps of the race, and finishing over 4.5-seconds ahead of second, Malukas claimed his fourth victory of the season and regained the Championship points lead. Nikita Lastochkin, who made contact late in Race 1 and retired early, came back in Race 2 to finish on the lead lap in eleventh while he decreased his lap time to the leaders. Linus Lundqvist added a solid fifth place result putting two HMD Motorsports drivers in the top-five with Benjamin Pedersen crossing the stripe in seventh.

Leaving Road America, the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship has officially concluded the first half of the 2021 season. With ten races remaining across five event weekends, HMD Motorsports is entering the second half of the season as both the Driver Championship and Team Championship leaders.

Now the crew will head back to the Brownsburg, Indiana shop where they will spend the next week recharging and prepping the cars for the next event – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

HMD Motorsports & David Malukas would also like to extend a special thank you to Turtle Plastics, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Leahy-Wolf Company for their additional support at this past weekend’s event.

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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HMD MOTORSPORTS INCREASES TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP POINT LEAD IN DETROIT

The Detroit Grand Prix was a weekend of highs and lows for HMD Motorsports in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship. Coming into the weekend, HMD Motorsports was leading the Team Championship with David Malukas leading the Driver’s Championship and Linus Lundqvist (Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports) was sitting closely in second.

Starting out with practice on Friday morning, David Malukas hit the wall while trying to find the track limits during his fourth lap and was unable to finish the session. Teammate Nikita Lastochkin finished the session in ninth. With a nearly destroyed car, the HMD Motorsports team, with the help of crew members from all four HMD Motorsports/Global Racing Group cars, were up against the clock as they had less than four hours to get the car ready for Qualifying 1 later that afternoon. With only minutes to spare, the HMD Motorsports crew was able to get Malukas’ car on grid for qualifying – a massive achievement for the team. While there was not enough time to perfectly set up the car, Malukas went out and was able to qualify for Race 1 in the fifth position. Lastochkin was able to close his gap to the rest of the field by nearly 0.4 seconds and qualified in tenth. In Qualifying 2 on Saturday morning, Malukas was able to rebound from his misfortune the previous day and qualified on the front row behind his GRG with HMD teammate, Linus Lundqvist and Lastochkin again qualified in tenth.

By Race 1 on Saturday afternoon, Malukas’ car was back in racing condition. Starting from fifth, the top-five drivers pulled away from the remainder of the field, but it was a relatively uneventful race for the HMD Motorsports drivers. David Malukas finished in fifth while Nikita Lastochkin gained a position to finish ninth

In the final race, after starting from the outside of row one, Malukas was unable to hold off the advances of one of his rivals and fell back into third on the opening lap. While Lundqvist and Kyle Kirkwood battled for the lead, Malukas was able to stick up front with the leaders throughout the race but was not able to advance back forward. By lap sixteen, Malukas was closing in on Lundqvist and setting up for a battle for second. With the top-three pulling away from the rest of the field, Malukas had to settle for the third step on the podium. Nikita Lastochkin had a solid weekend in Detroit and in race two, grabbled another ninth-place result leaving the most challenging street circuit on the calendar with a pair of top-ten results.

After the first eight rounds of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship, HMD Motorsports maintains their lead in the Team Championship. David Malukas, who was leading the Driver’s Championship coming into the weekend, currently sits in second only one point behind his GRG teammate Linus Lundqvist.

Next weekend, HMD Motorsports will head to Road America for the next two rounds of the 2021 season. After a successful test at Road America only a few weeks ago, HMD Motorsports is expecting to come out of the gate strong. In the past, Malukas has been very successful at Road America, sweeping the weekend in Indy Pro 2000 in 2018 and winning one of the two rounds in USF2000 in 2017.

Prior to the official race weekend, drivers will have plenty of preparation with two one-hour test sessions on Thursday before official practice on Friday. Qualifying 1 will begin on Friday afternoon followed by Qualifying 2 on Saturday morning. The green flag for the first race of the weekend will drop at 3:05pm Saturday afternoon and the weekend will come to a close early Sunday morning after Race 2.

Live coverage of practice and qualifying, produced by Road to Indy TV, will be available throughout the weekend. Sessions will also be live streamed on the Road to Indy TV App, on RoadToIndy.TV and its social media platforms and on IndyLights.com. Coverage of the races will be available live through Peacock Premium inside the United States, REV TV in Canada and through Road to Indy TV in all other countries.

Road America Weekend Schedule

Thursday, June 17
12:00-1:00pm – Test 1
4:20-5:20pm – Test 2

Friday, June 18
10:30-11:15am – Practice
2:30-3:00pm – Qualifying 1

Saturday, June 19
9:20-9:50am – Qualifying 2
3:05-4:05pm – Race 1

Sunday, June 20
8:50-9:40am – Race 2

Please be sure to follow HMD Motorsports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. For more information on HMD Motorsports visit HMDMotorsports.com or email [email protected] To stay up to date with Global Racing Group, follow @GlobalRacingGroup on Instagram and @GRGInfo on Twitter and Facebook or visit GlobalRacingGroup.com.

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