2011 Indy Lights season

The Indy Lights 2011 season was the 26th season of American racing Indy Lights series. There were held 13 races. The season started on 27 March in Saint Petersburg and ended on October 16 in Las Vegas.

  • 3.1 Points system
  • 3.2 Drivers' Championship

Teams and Drivers

All teams used Dallara chassis, engines for Infiniti and a Firestone tire.

Changes in drivers

The following list contains all the drivers who have participated in the Indy Lights season in 2010 and did not start in the 2011 season for the same team as in 2010.

Drivers who have changed their team:

  • Juan Pablo Garcia: Michael Crawford Motorsports → Jensen Motorsport
  • Daniel Herrington: Davey Hamilton Racing → ​​Sam Schmidt Motorsports
  • Tonis Kasemets: Andersen Racing Team Moore Racing →
  • Anders Krohn: Andersen Racing → ​​Belardi Auto Racing
  • Joel Miller: Bryan Herta Autosport team → E
  • Gustavo Yacaman: Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing Team Moore Racing →
  • Stefan Wilson: Bryan Herta Autosport Andretti Autosport
  • James Winslow: Sam Schmidt Motorsports Andretti Autosport →

Driver who went and returned to the Indy Lights:

  • Bruno Andrade South American Formula 3 Championship ( Cesario Fórmula ) → Bryan Herta Autosport
  • Chase Austin: NASCAR Nationwide Series (Baker Curb Racing) → Willy T. Ribbs Racing
  • Victor Carbone: F2000 Championship Series ( Alegra Motorsports ) → Sam Schmidt Motorsports
  • Bryan Clauson: USAC National Midget Series → Sam Schmidt Motorsports
  • Conor Daly: Star Mazda Series ( Juncos Racing) → Sam Schmidt Motorsports
  • Peter Dempsey: American Le Mans Series → O2 Racing Technology
  • Tyler Dueck: Italian Formula 3 Championship ( BVM - Target Racing) → Goree Multisports
  • Duarte Ferreira: South American Formula 3 Championship ( Cesario Fórmula ) → Bryan Herta Autosport
  • Víctor García: World Series by Renault ( KMP Racing) → Team Moore Racing
  • Jorge Goncalvez: Star Mazda Series (Team Apex ) → Belardi Auto Racing
  • Mikaël Grenier: Star Mazda Series ( Andersen Racing) → O2 Racing Technology
  • Esteban Guerrieri: World Series by Renault (ISR Racing) → Sam Schmidt Motorsports
  • Eric Jensen: Jensen Motorsport break →
  • Rusty Mitchell: Star Mazda Series ( Mitchell Motorsports ) → Team E
  • Daniel Morad: GP3 Series ( Status Grand Prix) → Team Moore Racing
  • Josef Newgarden: GP3 Series (Carlin ) → Sam Schmidt Motorsports
  • David Ostella: Star Mazda Series (AIM Autosport) → Jensen Motorsport
  • Ryan Phinny: Brooks Associates Racing out →
  • Willy T. Ribbs: Willy T. Ribbs Racing out →
  • Stefan Rzadzinski: Ontario Formula Ford Challenge ( Brian Graham Racing) → Davey Hamilton Racing
  • Oliver Webb: British Formula 3 Championship ( Fortec Motorsport) → Jensen Motorsport
  • Jacob Wilson: USAC National Sprint Car Series → Belardi Auto Racing

Drivers who have left the Indy Lights:

  • Dillon Battistini: Bryan Herta Autosport → IndyCar Series ( Conquest Racing)
  • Adrián Campos Jr.: Team Moore Racing → ​​Auto GP ( Campos Racing)
  • Wade Cunningham: Sam Schmidt Motorsports IndyCar Series → ( Sam Schmidt Motorsports )
  • January Heylen: Team E → FIA GT3 European Championship
  • James Hinchcliffe: Team Moore Racing → ​​IndyCar Series ( Newman / Haas Racing)
  • Carmen Jordá: Andersen Racing → ​​Lamborghini Super Trofeo
  • Charlie Kimball: AFS Racing / Andretti Autosport → IndyCar Series (Chip Ganassi Racing)
  • Pippa Mann: Sam Schmidt Motorsports → IndyCar Series ( Conquest Racing)
  • Martin Plowman: AFS Racing / Andretti Autosport IndyCar Series → ( Sam Schmidt Motorsports )
  • Sebastian Saavedra: Bryan Herta Autosport → IndyCar Series ( Conquest Racing)
  • Jean Karl Vernay: Sam Schmidt Motorsports → World Series by Renault ( Pons Racing)

Drivers who do not have a contract for a race seat in 2011:

  • Nic LeDuc
  • Arie Luyendyk Jr.
  • Philip major
  • David Martínez
  • Niall Quinn

Race Calendar

The Indy Lights 2010 season included 14 races. 13 races were part of the general program of the IndyCar Series. With the race in Trois- Rivières for the first time since 2007 a ​​race outside the IndyCar Series was held. Six races were one held on ovals, seven on street circuits or temporary racetracks and on a permanent race track.

  • Explanation: O: Oval, S: road course, R: racetrack


Points system

The points were awarded according to the following scheme:

In addition, there was an additional point for pole position and two additional points for the driver who had the race led the most laps.

Drivers' championship