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9 Aug 2009: IRL: Dixon sets win record as Wilson dries up

Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course after his closest challenger Justin Wilson appeared to mistime his last pitstop and ran out of fuel, costing himself a certain podium and a possible victory.

9 Aug 2009: IRL: Wilson hopes for repeat of Glen triumph

Championship leader Ryan Briscoe and Sheffield’s Justin Wilson will start on the front row at Mid-Ohio as the IRL attempts to follow last weekend’s thriller in Kentucky by proving it can also serve up an entertaining road-course race.

7 Aug 2009: Through the photographers’ eyes: Triumphs and tragedies

The highs and lows of motor racing were put into stark contrast during July, and our latest round-up of the photography featured on Brits on Pole during the month catches the joy of victory, while reminding us of the price at which it can come.

7 Aug 2009: SLF: Brits out at Galatasaray as Tung replaces Mansell

Turkish Superleague Formula team Galatasaray has ended its experiment with British drivers after failing to score the podiums its passionate supporters are demanding.

4 Aug 2009: IRL: Underdog Carpenter is unlucky in Kentucky

Ryan Briscoe broke the hearts of fans of the underdog everywhere by pipping Ed Carpenter to the narrowest of victories in the Meijer Indy 300 at the Kentucky Speedway.

3 Aug 2009: Indy Lights: 100th race spoiled by needless caution

The Firestone Indy Lights drivers served up a thrilling side-by-side contest for their series’ 100th race – only to see the ending spoiled by a completely unnecessary caution flag that forced them to cross the line in single file.

3 Aug 2009: SLF: Martin and Dolby cash in as Swiss timing fails

Rangers and Spurs took advantage of an unlucky break for the weekend’s best driver, Max Wissel of FC Basel, to take first and second in Superleague Formula’s €100,000 superfinal at Donington Park.

1 Aug 2009: Button helps Bridgestone listen to drivers’ grumbles

F1 championship leader Jenson Button took questions from fans and set a time for them to beat in a driving simulator when he helped Bridgestone launch its ‘Driving Nation’ roadshow in Birmingham.

31 Jul 2009: F1: ‘Sorry about the swearing, guys’ says Lewis

Lewis Hamilton has returned from victory in Hungary to thank McLaren staff for their work, talk about how racing drivers bond with their cars – and to apologise for his language as he celebrated crossing the line as winner.

27 Jul 2009: IRL: Narrow escape for TK as Power surges to victory

Australia’s Will Power, supposedly the understudy at Team Penske, took centre-stage in the Indycar Series by winning a gruelling Rexall Edmonton Indy that had plenty of drama – but very little overtaking.

 
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