- 29 May 2012
Newey, a 19-year-old Indianapolis native and Purdue University freshman, extended his lead to 87 points in the F1600 championship standings with his second victory of the season in the No. 98 Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian/Mygale/Honda car.
Mygale North America is the French race car manufacturer's importer for the United States and Canada, and provides customer support for new and existing Mygale car owners. The Mygale brand, established in 1989, is recognized as the worldwide leader of the Formula F1600 series. The company designs and manufactures a variety of race cars, including F2000, Formula 3, Formula BMW, and several other types of ultra high-performance race cars.
As the Mygale chassis continues to lead the way, Newey is confident that a solid season lies ahead.
"We had another great race weekend with our Mygale Honda in the F1600 Championship Series," said Newey. "I think we found the sweet spot for the set up in the second race and the Mygale chassis was really hooked up for the entire race. Thanks to Curb Records, Honda, Hoosier Tires, Purdue University, Performance Friction, and OMP for supporting our team."
The Mygale North America cars will hit the track at New Jersey Motorsports Park for races five and six of the F1600 schedule on June 29 - July 1, 2012.
About Mygale North America
Founded by IndyCar team owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey, along with Indy Lights team owner Jeffrey Mark, Mygale North America is the importer and distributor of Mygale race cars in the United States and Canada. Mygale was originally established in 1989 by CEO, Bertrand DeCoster. Recognized as the worldwide leader of the Formula F1600 series, Mygale designs and manufactures a variety of race cars, including F2000, Formula 3, Formula BMW, and several other types of ultra high-performance race cars. Mygale has more than 20 years in the design, construction and development of high-performance race cars, and is recognized in the fields of advanced research, machining, mechanical welding and use of composite materials. With more than 550 victories on five continents, including seven World Champion titles in Formula Ford, Mygale has been a decisive stepping stone in many current professional racing drivers' careers.