NTT INDYCAR Series
Featuring racing at a combination of superspeedways, short ovals, road courses and temporary street circuits, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES offers its international lineup of drivers the most diverse challenges in motorsports. The top point scorer is crowned the series champion and receives a $1 million bonus.
Founded in 1994, INDYCAR serves as the sanctioning body for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. These athletes race single-seat, open-cockpit cars that feature a 2.2-liter, twin turbocharged, direct-injected V-6 engine optimized to run at 12,000 RPM with an estimated 500-700 horsepower depending on the turbocharger boost setting. The consumer-relevant engines, which are supplied by Chevrolet and Honda, utilize Speedway E85R fuel.
The NTT INDYCAR SERIES races faster and closer than any other form of motorsports. NTT INDYCAR SERIES cars reach speeds up to 240 MPH at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Leader in research enhanced safety, performance and accuracy.
Race-inspired developments that translate to commercial applications.
In pursuit of a greener planet, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES – along with its teams, partners and tracks – embraces a variety of practices befitting a responsible member of the global community.
Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires
Sanctioned by INDYCAR, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires is the final step in the Road to Indy ladder, and has become the backbone of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. Indy Lights and the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires is one of the most successful driver development programs in the world. The ladder system provides a unique, scholarship-funded path to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and Indianapolis 500. With a mission to develop and advance drivers, teams and personnel, Indy Lights has long been a vital step for competitors to reach the pinnacle of open-wheel racing in America, boasting over 100 drivers as graduates.
At the conclusion of the 2021 season, INDYCAR took over the management of Indy Lights and will continue to build and develop the program. With drivers and teams competing alongside the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, drivers experience the same combination of road, street and oval races in front of fans and teams in INDYCAR.
With the series in a period of growth, and interest from drivers across the globe, the 2022 Indy Lights season is sure to be a year of excitement.
|February 26-27||Streets of St. Petersburg||1.8-mile street course|
|April 30 - May 01||Barber Motorsports Park||2.3-mile road course|
|May 14-15||Indianapolis Motor Speedway||2.439-mile road course|
|June 4-5||Belle Isle Circuit||2.35-mile street circuit|
|June 11-12||Road America||4.014-mile road course|
|July 2-3||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course||2.258-mile road course|
|July 23||Iowa Speedway||0.875-mile oval|
|August 6-7||Streets of Nashville||2.17-mile street circuit|
|August 20-21||World Wide Technology Raceway||1.25-mile oval|
|September 3-4||Portland International Raceway||1.964-mile road course|
|September 10-11||WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca||2.238-mile road course|
Indy Lights Dallara IL-15
|Chassis||The Dallara IL-15 is a state-of-the-art, single-seat, open-wheel, Indy car-style chassis manufactured by Dallara Automobili, complete with safety components meeting FIA specifications with INDYCAR standards (headrests, seats, secondary pedal bulkhead, zylon panels).|
|Engine||2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 450 HP, plus an additional 50 HP in Push-to-Pass|
|Electronics||Cosworth wiring looms, data logger, dash display and sensors with Life Racing ECU, paddle-shift kit, “drive-by-wire” throttle control and driver adjustable map settings|
|Gearbox||Ricardo 6-speed semi-automatic with Tilton carbon 3 plate clutch technology|
|Brakes||PFC rotors (309mm x 28mm), aluminum monoblock calipers and pads|
|Wheels / Tyres||Patented Motegi Racing aluminum wheels with techno-mesh design wrapped in dry and wet tires to Indy Lights specification supplied by Cooper Tires.|
|Dimensions||Wheelbase: 2971 mm|
Length: 4876 mm
Width: 1930 mm
Weight: 626-635 kg