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In the past four years, 16 drivers have graduated from the Mazda Road to Indy into the Verizon IndyCar Series
At present, at least five of the last seven Indy Lights champions will be on the IndyCar grids in 2018
– Kyle Kaiser, Ed Jones, Spencer Pigot, Gabby Chaves and Josef Newgarden.
The Indy Lights champion receives a scholarship valued at $1M which includes three guaranteed IndyCar races including the Indianapolis 500.
In 2017, over $3.5 million in Mazda scholarships and other awards were distributed. Each series champion earned a scholarship that will enable them to move up the ladder.
New cars on every step of the ladder!
State-of-the-art chassis are in service across the board, meeting the highest safety standards
"It's important for drivers who want to move into IndyCar to get involved in the Mazda Road to Indy because it prepares you exactly for what you need.”
" The Mazda Road to Indy creates that structure for someone like a young kid who races karts and wants to be an IndyCar driver. "
" It really is an education, no one arrives at the top... you have to get there. The Road to Indy helps you get there."
Where is your ride going to take you?
“The Mazda Road to Indy from an IndyCar and, frankly, from an Indianapolis 500 perspective is priceless,” said Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, the parent company of INDYCAR.
“It is THE way for us to develop talent that supports the IndyCar series and the 500-mile race in Indianapolis. And it’s working.”