Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires
Cooper Tires is the Official Tire of all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires.
One of the most successful driver development series in the world, which provides a unique, scholarship-funded path to reach the Verizon IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500. Over $3.5 million USD in prizes and awards are on offer to help drivers take the next step in their career.
The Mazda Road to Indy platform is comprised of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda – the first step on the ladder – followed by the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper.
The scholarship program for each series’ champion is unequaled anywhere in the world. The Indy Lights champion receives a scholarship valued at $1 million USD with a guaranteed three-race program in the Verizon IndyCar Series including the Indianapolis 500. The Pro Mazda champion will receive a scholarship of $790,300 to advance to Indy Lights and the USF2000 champion will receive a scholarship of $325,000 to graduate to Pro Mazda.
In 2017, 24 of the 33 starters in the Indianapolis 500 were graduates of the Mazda Road to Indy.
The Mazda Road to Indy became the first American racing series with a dedicated broadcast channel on demand in 2016. The channel is currently available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku and, most recently, the Xbox One Official App.
For more information, visit www.roadtoindy.info.