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PALMETTO, Fla. – The TireRack.com Road to Indy iRacing eSeries Presented by Cooper Tires will head to Road America this evening for a pair of 20-minute virtual races at the popular 4.014-mile road course. A field of 16 Road to Indy competitors with be joined by 11 Prospects who earned the opportunity to compete based on their finishes at Barber Motorsports Park last week.

Road to Indy Prospects are drivers who currently compete in karting and junior formula series including the new USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires.

This is the final round of the eSeries before the All-Star Invitational slated for March 2 at World Wide Technology Raceway. Based on the point standings from two prior rounds, five Prospects will advance to the Invitational led by Prospects “champion” Alessandro de Tullio as well as Mac Clark, Lucas Mann, Noah Ping and Konnor Gutting.

The last combined outing held at Indianapolis Raceway Park saw Josh Green and de Tullio score wins in the oval showdown. To date, de Tullio has taken three victories and Clark two.

Tonight’s action will begin at 7:00 pm EST.

This evening’s grid includes:

Car No.        Driver
            
2                   Jonathan Browne    
3                   Josh Green    
03                 Jagger Jones    
10                 Konnor Gutting    (RTI Prospect)    
11                 Dylan Christie        
12                 Kiko Porto        
14                 Sam Corry (RTI Prospect)
17                 Tyke Durst (RTI Prospect)
19                 Simon Sikes        
019               Jake Bonilla (RTI Prospect)
20                 Alessandro de Tullio (RTI Prospect)
21                 Dean Dybdahl (RTI Prospect)
27                 Colin Kaminsky        
24                 Benjamin Pedersen    
26                 Mac Clark (RTI Prospect)
30                 Viktor Andersson    
32                 Christian Weir        
36                 Jordan Missig    
63                 Trey Burke        
69                 Nikita Lastochkin    
71                 Evagoras Papasavvas    
74                 Lucas Mann (RTI Prospect)
77                 Frank Mossman     (RTI Prospect)
80                 Jimmie Lockhart (RTI Prospect)
82                 Ayrton Houk (RTI Prospect)
83                 Matthew Brabham    
91                 Billy Frazer           

(Note: Konnor Gutting and Jake Bonilla tied on points.)                

A pre-show will kick off the action at 6:45 pm. Fans can follow on a series of outlets including the Cooper Tire Facebook page, the Road to Indy TV website and App and ApexRacingTV’s YouTube channel. In addition, live coverage will be carried by REV TV Canada.

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