Archive for the ‘IndyCar Series’ Category

3 Mar 2011: Strong maiden run for Mann in Texas with Conquest

British racer Pippa Mann has taken a step closer to securing an IndyCar Series drive with the successful completion of her maiden test at the Texas Motor Speedway.

24 Feb 2011: Jay Howard to attempt Indy 500 with Sam Schmidt Motorsports

Racer Jay Howard and team boss Sam Schmidt will attempt to recreate the magic that led them to the 2006 Indy Pro title when they team up to enter the Indianapolis 500 this May.

10 Feb 2011: Plowman hits charity target and tests IndyCar

IndyCar hopeful Martin Plowman has succeeded in his mission to raise money for armed forces charities Wounded Warriors and Help for Heroes, exceeding his fundraising target with a current total of $11,190.27.

29 Jan 2011: So who’s confirmed for this season so far?

It’s only January, but we thought we’d take an early look at which British drivers will definitely be racing this season, and where.

18 Jan 2011: ‘Operation Plowey’s Buzzcut’ to raise thousands for wounded soldiers

Indy Lights racewinner Martin Plowman has swapped his normal tousled hairstyle for a military buzzcut as part of a bid to raise money for armed forces charities in the UK and US.

17 Jun 2010: IndyCar: Alex Lloyd shrugs off surgery to race at Iowa

IndyCar driver Alex Lloyd will go into this weekend’s Iowa Corn Indy 250 hoping that a sudden bout of appendicitis won’t derail the momentum that has seen him take the unfancied #19 Dale Coyne Racing car to top-eight finishes in the last two races.

12 Jun 2010: England’s racing drivers on the World Cup, Beckham and supporting the USA

With World Cup fever reaching new heights among English football fans ahead of the team’s opening match, most of the country’s top open wheel racers are in North America looking for ways to watch the game.

6 Jun 2010: IndyCar: Briscoe wins in Texas as de Silvestro escapes fire

Just six days after Mike Conway’s terrifying Indianapolis 500 crash the IndyCar Series dodged another bullet at the Texas Motor Speedway when popular rookie Simona de Silvestro was dragged unharmed from her burning car after hitting the wall at more than 200mph.

5 Jun 2010: IndyCar: Alex Lloyd leads challenge against the Penske/Ganassi steamroller

IndyCar’s two dominant teams, Penske and Ganassi, grabbed the top positions in qualifying for the Firestone 550K at the Texas Motor Speedway, with Britain’s Alex Lloyd leading the challenge for the rest of the field in sixth.

5 Jun 2010: IndyCar: Calls for rule changes as Conway recovers from crash

IndyCar driver Mike Conway says he is “feeling fine” and can’t wait to get back behind the wheel of a race car as he begins his recovery from his last-lap Indy 500 crash.

 
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