Aaron Telitz1991-12-13 (age 27)
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The Lexus brand is perhaps more associated with building luxury cars than outright performance machinery, but it’s aiming to change that preconception with its GT racing program in America.
Townsend Bell, one of four drivers to score a podium in the Rolex 24 at Daytona for AIM Vasser-Sullivan on the squad’s IMSA debut, says he’s “super proud” of the result from a team that was only a “possibility” six months ago.
Will Power finished the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course test on top, but Ed Carpenter Racing’s Jordan King continued to impress by preventing Team Penske domination.
Kyle Kaiser and Juncos Racing simply needed to start the race to secure the 2017 Indy Lights championship, doing so from 10th on the grid, but it was Belardi's Aaron Telitz and Santi Urrutia who stole the show at a wet Watkins Glen.
Reigning Pro Mazda champion Aaron Telitz made a brilliant start to his Indy Lights career, putting his Belardi Auto Racing entry on pole for his series debut.
The Mazda Road To Indy continues to provide a solid foundation for aspiring Verizon IndyCar Series drivers. For fans, too, there should be plenty of action, intrigue and nuances to watch in all three series.
As in the Homestead-Miami Speedway oval test, it was an Andretti Autosport 1-2 in Indy Lights’ road course test today, only this time it was Colton Herta heading teammate Nico Jamin.
Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 all created some great racing this year. But now it’s time to separate those who produced occasional eye-catching performances from those who operated at that level all season.
Garett Grist put Schmidt Peterson Motorsports on top on the final day of the Chris Griffis Memorial test on Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, as Victor Franzoni topped Pro Mazda times and Neil Verhagen starred in USF2000.
Nicolas Dapero scored his first Pro Mazda victory, after Team Pelfrey teammates Pato O’Ward and Aaron Telitz collided exiting Turn 2, damaging the former’s car and resulting in a drive-through penalty for the latter.
Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 title contenders have virtually guaranteed thrilling first rounds of the final event of their season, following qualifying at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Aaron Telitz drove it like he stole it but had no need, comfortably eclipsing all his Pro Mazda rivals and winning by over 10 seconds to score his third victory of the season.