Since its launch in 2010, the Road to Indy ladder system has attracted competitors from around the globe. Drivers from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Ireland, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Spain, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Zimbabwe have been part of the grids, showcasing their talents at premier venues on a mix of road courses, temporary street circuits and ovals.

From “The World’s Fastest Spring Break Party” in St. Petersburg, Fla., to the famed Brickyard – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – drivers compete on the NTT IndyCar Series stage in front of large crowds and television cameras as well as team owners, sponsors and media.

Sanctioned by INDYCAR, the Road to Indy provides drivers, teams and sponsors an opportunity to gain valuable experience on and off the track while following a clear-cut path of progression through three development series: Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.

Spencer Pigot, 25, exemplifies the success of the Road to Indy platform.

Pigot, who began karting at age 9, made the move into car racing in 2009, winning the Skip Barber Shoot-Out Top Scholarship Award and a season of competition in the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Series Presented by Mazda as an official Mazda Development driver. He claimed the title as a rookie to secure another Mazda scholarship prize and ensure his graduation onto the first step of the Road to Indy, the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, in 2011.

After consecutive runner-up finishes in the USF2000 title-chase, Pigot capped another two years in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires by winning the crown and another scholarship prize in 2014 which enabled him to move on to Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires in 2015.

Pigot earned his fourth scholarship – a prize valued at $1M with a guaranteed three-race program in IndyCar including the Indianapolis 500 – by claiming the 2015 Indy Lights title and made his NTT IndyCar Series debut with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Ed Carpenter Racing in 2016. He now drives full-time for Ed Carpenter Racing.

2020 Race Season Indy Pro 2000 Road to Indy

Consistency and Speed Proves to be a Winning Formula for Robb

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo MILLVILLE, N.J. – This weekend’s triple-header Cooper Tires Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix at New Jersey Motorsports Park provided three different race winners. But the most joyous of the threesome was series veteran Sting Ray Robb, from Payette, Idaho, who stood on all three Read More…

2020 Race Season Road to Indy USF2000

Rampant Rasmussen Clinches USF2000 Title in Style

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo MILLVILLE, N.J. – Christian Rasmussen today clinched the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship following an impressive sweep of the final two races of The Andersen Companies USF2000 Grand Prix at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Along with the championship will go a scholarship valued at over Read More…

2020 Race Season Indy Pro 2000 Road to Indy

DeFrancesco Commands NJMP Indy Pro 2000 Field

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Jared DePouw MILLVILLE, N.J. – Devlin DeFrancesco thoroughly dominated today’s Cooper Tires Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix at New Jersey Motorsports Park. The 20-year-old Italian-Canadian rookie was never seriously challenged during the 25-lap contest while wrapping up his second victory of the season for Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport. Juncos Read More…

2020 Race Season Road to Indy USF2000

Barrichello Wins Again as USF2000 Returns to New Jersey

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo MILLVILLE, N.J. – Eduardo Barrichello this afternoon made his way back to Victory Lane – for the third time this season – following an impressive drive in the first of three races that will comprise The Andersen Companies USF2000 Grand Prix this weekend at Read More…

2020 Race Season Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Indy Pro 2000 NTT IndyCar Series Road to Indy USF2000

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg set to host spectators for October 23-25 weekend

Story Credit: Green-Savoree PR ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 1, 2020) – Officials from the City of St. Petersburg and Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC (GSSP) announced today that the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, rescheduled to October 23-25, will be open to spectators. The event was postponed from its original March date due to Read More…

2020 Race Season Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Road to Indy USF2000

Rasmussen Back on Top in Dramatic Mid-Ohio USF2000 Race

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEXINGTON, Ohio – A thrilling third race to complete the weekend’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio saw Denmark’s Christian Rasmussen reassert himself at the top of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship following his seventh win of the season for Jay Howard Driver Read More…

2020 Race Season Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Indy Pro 2000 Road to Indy

Sulaiman Secures First Indy Pro 2000 Win at Mid-Ohio

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEXINGTON, Ohio – Manuel Sulaiman today became the seventh different winner after just 11 rounds of an intensely competitive Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Sulaiman, from Puebla, Mexico, held off a determined challenge from Singapore’s Danial Frost (Turn 3 Motorsport), although Read More…

2020 Race Season Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Road to Indy USF2000

Cape Duo of d’Orlando, Gold Score One USF2000 Win Apiece

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEXINGTON, Ohio – Cape Motorsports teammates Michael d’Orlando, from Hartsdale, N.Y., and Reece Gold, from Miami, Fla., each claimed a victory from a pair of exciting Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races today at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Gold and Brazilian Eduardo Barrichello (Pabst Read More…