Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires
Cooper Tires is the Official Tire of all three levels of the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires.
One of the most successful driver development series in the world, it provides a unique, scholarship-funded path to reach the NTT IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500. $2.7 million USD in prizes and awards are on offer to help drivers take the next step in their career.
The Road to Indy platform comprises the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship – the first step on the ladder – followed by the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.
The scholarship programme for each series’ champion is unrivalled anywhere in the world. The Indy Lights champion will receive a scholarship valued at $1 million USD with a guaranteed three-race programme in the NTT IndyCar Series – including the Indianapolis 500. The Indy Pro 2000 champion will receive a scholarship of $609,245 to advance to Indy Lights and the USF2000 champion will receive a scholarship of $328,225 to graduate to Indy Pro 2000.
In 2019, 26 graduates of the Road to Indy series were on the NTT IndyCar Series grid, as were 23 of the 33 starters in the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500.
The 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.indycar.com/roadtoindy.