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28 Mar 2011: IndyCar: Franchitti draws first blood in battle with Power

The first round in the hotly-anticipated IndyCar championship rematch between Dario Franchitti and Will Power was won by the Scotsman in fine style as he took victory in the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg by more than seven seconds.

27 Mar 2011: IndyCar: Power and Franchitti resume rivalry in St Pete qualifying

The IndyCar Series starts its new season this weekend on the Streets of St Petersburg in Florida – and if qualifying is any guide it’s going to be much like the last one.

30 May 2010: IndyCar: Franchitti wins Indianapolis 500 as race ends in big crash for Mike Conway

Scotland’s Dario Franchitti led for most of the Indianapolis 500, but before he could collect the win he had to endure some frantic and confused closing laps during which many drivers ran short of fuel, positions rapidly changed and Mike Conway suffered a ghastly crash.

2 May 2010: Stoneman and Franchitti advance in the Brits on Pole All-Star League

Dean Stoneman was the big mover in the Brits on Pole All-Star League this weekend, leaping to fifth on the back of a strong Formula Two weekend in Marrakech, while Dario Franchitti closed in on Jenson Button for the lead.

8 Dec 2009: Franchitti, Button and Brawn win recognition at BRDC awards

At a time of year when Jenson Button is sweeping all before him, Dario Franchitti’s achievement in winning a second US IndyCar championship has been recognised by the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

11 Oct 2009: IndyCar: Patient Franchitti wins championship in Miami

Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe did their best to liven up a deathly dull IndyCar season finale with a tooth-and-nail battle for the lead – but it was Dario Franchitti, jogging along behind them for most of the 200 laps, who came through to win both the race and the championship.

10 Oct 2009: IndyCar: Franchitti on pole for title show-down

Dario Franchitti will start the three-way battle for the 2009 IndyCar title from pole position after outpacing his closest rivals Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe in qualifying on the 1.5-mile Homestead-Miami oval.

24 Aug 2009: IRL: Franchitti wins as Conway finishes on a charge

Dario Franchitti led from start to finish to win an unexpectedly interesting Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma ahead of Ryan Briscoe, with under-fire Brit Mike Conway breathing down their necks in a potentially career-saving third place.

23 Aug 2009: IRL: Horror crash overshadows Franchitti’s pole

Dario Franchitti qualified on pole for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma, but his performance was overshadowed by the crash in practice that left Will Power and Nelson Philippe in hospital, one with two fractured vertebrae and the other with a broken bone in his foot that needed immediate surgery.

22 Jul 2009: IRL: Rough ride for Conway and Franchitti

Dario Franchitti spent an alarming amount of his last full IRL season airborne, while Mike Conway’s début season has involved flying into the wall far too often – but this time the two Brits were in the sky by choice.

 
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