Archive for the ‘IndyCar Series’ Category
21 Oct 2011: Lionheart: the career of Dan Wheldon in photos
Dan Wheldon was marked for greatness right from the start, when as a child he battled the young Anthony Davidson and Jenson Button across the karting circuits of the UK.
Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon has been killed in a 220mph multi-car accident as the IndyCar Series’ season-ending celebration turned to heartbreak and disaster.
Dan Wheldon has returned to the Brickyard, in a different set of wheels to the ones that won him this year’s Indy 500, to take two feeder series machines for a spin around the iconic track.
28 May 2011: Field wide open for the centennial Indianapolis 500
Forget the Monaco Grand Prix – the biggest event in motorsport for the whole of 2011 takes place this weekend with the centennial running of the Indianapolis 500.
Pippa Mann’s search for the funding that will allow her to take her place in the IndyCar Series has ended in success with news that she will join Conquest Racing for the Indianapolis 500.
Mike Conway, whose 2010 season was cut short by a horrific crash in the Indianapolis 500, bounced back in the best way possible with a victory in only his third race since recovering from severe back and leg injuries.
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.
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.
16 Mar 2011: Mark Blundell eyes Indy’s $5 million challenge
Mark Blundell has announced that he is to step up his racing career in 2011 – and has also revealed that he has an eye on the $5 million prize being offered by the US IndyCar series.
3 Mar 2011: Legge hoping to resume her open-wheel career
Katherine Legge is hoping to return to American racing after three years in European production cars – and she is setting her sights on a drive in IndyCar.