All News: Lotus 79


Blocker Makes Opening Round Statement in Lionheart Retro Win

March 23rd, 2018 by Jason Galvin

The Broadcast can be found HERE. Once again, the combination of the Lotus 79, a high-banked oval and some of the best open-wheel fixed setup drivers using the iRacing.com simulator delivered a fantastic finish.   Adam Blocker firmly planted his seed in the field of championship contenders, holding off Dustin Wardlow over the final seven … Read the Rest »

Wright Earns First Retro Road Win

July 5th, 2017 by Patrick Taylor

When it comes to predicting road course winners in Lionheart, Jake Wright is usually the safe bet – at least when he’s behind the wheel of a Dallara DW-12. It’s been a different story so far in the Lionheart Retro Series where Wright had yet to pilot the classic Lotus 79 to a road course … Read the Rest »

Wardlow Wins Chaotic Lionheart Retro Indy 250

June 5th, 2017 by Jason Galvin

It will go down as one of the most spectacular races in Lionheart Racing Series history, unquestionably the best in the short history of the Lionheart Retro Series. And in the end, the candy man from Bakersfield, California, with a damaged car and buried in fifth coming to a restart and the white flag, slipped … Read the Rest »

Galvin Pulls the Upset at Long Beach

May 12th, 2017 by Jason Galvin

In one of the most shocking upsets in league history, Jason Galvin fended-off Ryan Otis and Jake Wright over the final 24 laps en route to a win in the Long Beach 100 in the Lionheart Retro Series. “This is amazing, I’ve never been so nervous in my life,” Galvin said of the second half … Read the Rest »

The Wright Time for Caution

April 24th, 2017 by Patrick Taylor

New Hampshire Motor Speedway has a long history with open-wheel racing that includes some very memorable moments. There was Nigel Mansell’s duel with Paul Tracy in 1993, Andre Ribeiro’s first-ever Indycar win for Honda in 1995 and the 2011 race that saw a controversial re-start in wet conditions and the five-car pileup that followed. On … Read the Rest »

Otis Has the Right Stuff in Montreal

April 11th, 2017 by Jason Galvin

In a sight all too common to their competitors, Ryan Otis and Jake Wright proved once again it will be hard to keep up in the Lionheart Retro Series Canadian Grand Prix presented by Dewar’s Candy Shop. It was Otis’ second win in as many road course starts, leading all 37 laps from the pole … Read the Rest »

Goke Wins Battle of Attrition at Pocono

March 20th, 2017 by Patrick Taylor

It’s no secret that Pocono Raceway is Jonathan Goke’s favourite track – with good reason: Goke’s resume at the three-turn oval is impressive. He’s the defending race winner in the Lionheart Indycar Series and he can now say the same about the Lionheart Retro Series after taking the checkered flag in Thursday night’s Remember the … Read the Rest »

Otis Dominates at Watkins Glen

February 27th, 2017 by Jason Galvin

Get used to this sight, it’s likely to become a familiar one for fans of the Lionheart Retro Series in 2017. Ryan Otis dominated the Watkins Glen 100 presented by DewarsCandy.com on Thursday. Otis led every lap en route to a 22 second win over Jake Wright, proving his road course prowess will be hard … Read the Rest »

Mikes Scores Retro Series Victory at Michigan

February 13th, 2017 by Patrick Taylor

During the inaugural Lionheart Retro Series race two weeks ago at Homestead, Bob Mikes led 19 laps and seemed well-positioned to contend for the win. However, he didn’t take care of his tires and soon found himself dropping back, eventually finishing eighth. Mikes learned from his mistakes this week and got to the front when … Read the Rest »

Galvin Defies the Odds in Wild Lionheart Retro Series Opener

January 27th, 2017 by Patrick Taylor

The Lionheart Retro Series launched on Thursday night with 43 classic Lotus 79s fighting for position on the challenging Homestead-Miami Speedway oval. If the inaugural race is any indication, it would be wise to expect the unexpected when it comes to Lionheart’s newest series. Trevor Malone snagged the pole position but quickly found himself in … Read the Rest »