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Pirelli World Challenge Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 2015 Photos and Stories.
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Mazda Road to Indy
Pirelli World Challenge Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 2015
2015-09-12 - 2015-09-13
Monterey, California, US
The Pirelli World Challenge
Mazda Road to Indy
Pigot Doubles Up to Earn Fourth Mazda Road to Indy Title
Spencer Pigot and Juncos Racing swept to victory in this afternoon's Indy Lights Grand Prix Presented by Cooper Tires at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The 21-year-old American took the lead on the first lap and remained in charge throughout the 38-lap contest to claim his series-leading sixth win of the season and, even more importantly, the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship title along with the $1 million Mazda Road to Indy scholarship which will guarantee him a ride in three Verizon IndyCar Series events in 2016, including the historic 100th Indianapolis 500.
Grist Sweeps Pro Mazda Weekend, Urrutia Crowned Champion
Canadian Garett Grist securing a weekend sweep in the Allied Building Products Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Monterey. The double victory propelled Grist from sixth in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires points chase to third and allowed his Juncos Racing team to clinch the coveted Team Championship in style.
New Young Lyons
Fellow American Sean Rayhall finished second for 8Star Motorsports, while Englishman Max Chilton posted a new Indy Lights race lap record of 1:16.1633 (105.783 mph) en route to third place for the Carlin team.
Santiago "Santi" Urrutia, who saterday clinched the championship title as well as a $590,000 Mazda Scholarship prize to assist in his graduation to Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires in 2016, finished second -- his ninth podium appearance during a stellar rookie season in North America -- while Neil Alberico (Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing) bounced back from a spin on Saturday to finish third in Sundays race.
Jamin Perfect in Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda
One day after clinching the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda and a Mazda scholarship prize valued at over $380,000, Nico Jamin maintained his extraordinary run of success for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing by dominating this Sundays Cooper Tires USF2000 Grand Prix Powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The victory was his 10th of the season and sixth in succession. It was also the sixth race in a row in which the 19-year-old Frenchman had scored a maximum 33 points, including bonuses for pole position, most laps led and the fastest race lap.
Aaron Telitz finished second with Eidson in third, chased by the recovering Martin and Los Angeles-based Russian Nikita Lastochkin.
Peter Portante capped his return to USF2000 with a strong effort for ArmsUp Motorsports which netted a sixth-place.