Zachary confirmed on his Instagram account this morning that he will not be competing in this weekends Indy Lights Freedom 100 race and that his season is finished.
“Racing is such a sport of highs and lows! So today I got official confirmation that I will not be competing in the Freedom 100 and my season is over due to sponsorship.The year started off amazing for me winning St. Pete and getting the points lead early in the year, and then things all turned after (Circuit of the Americas) when we forgot to put fuel in the car for qualifying and had an engine failure in the second race due to mileaged out parts.
Anyways I would like to thank the team at Belardi for all the hard work, and my engineer Tim Neff who has been absolutely amazing. I look forward to seeing what’s next in my career, and would like to think it’s far from over!”
Congratulations to #13 Zach Claman ( Belardi Racing ) on finishing second in today’s Indy Lights Grand Prix of Indianapolis race #2. He was joined on the podium by race winner #21 Rinus Veekay ( Juncos Racing ) and third place finisher #28 Oliver Askew ( Andretti Autosport )
Canadian drivers #13 Zach Claman (Belardi Auto Racing) and #67 Dalton Kellet ( Juncos Racing ) finished in 6th and 8th positions in this mornings qualifying session. Pole position goes to #21 Rinus Veekay ( Juncos Racing ).
Today’s second IndyLights race of the weekend goes at 1:15pm EST.
Parker Thompson finished first in qualifying this morning and kept the momentum going into today’s Indy Pro 2000 race #2 of the weekend. Parker led from flag to flag for his second victory of the weekend. Parker finished 1.4334 seconds ahead of #28 Kyle Kirkwood of RP Motorsport Racing, while #68 Danial Frost of the Canadian team Exclusive Autosport finished in third place.
Parker Thompson started on the pole for race #1 but was overtaken early by #10 Rasmus Lindh of Juncos Racing. Parker fought hard and finally regained the lead and held on to the win by 1.3238 sec.
Qualifying for Race #2 is Saturday morning at 7:55am with the race starting at 11:25am.