Archive for the ‘IndyCar Series’ Category

1 Jun 2010: The 2010 Indianapolis 500 in photos

They call it the greatest spectacle in racing – in a good year, 400,000 spectators can make the Indianapolis 500 the world’s biggest one-day sporting event. Here are highlights from the day’s action, from sunrise to race end, through the lenses of the IndyCar Series’ team of photographers.

1 Jun 2010: IndyCar: Injured Conway out for three months after Indy 500 smash

Mike Conway, the British driver airlifted to hospital after a horrific last-lap crash in yesterday’s Indianapolis 500, will miss three months with fractured bones in his back and left leg, according to IndyCar Series medical staff.

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.

28 May 2010: IndyCar: Carroll will make his debut at Watkins Glen

A1GP champion Adam Carroll will make his IndyCar debut at Watkins Glen during the 4th of July weekend – and says he feels right at home in America, away from the “cut-throat” world of European racing.

24 May 2010: IndyCar: Castroneves on pole for Indy 500 as Bump Day claims its victims

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves qualified on pole for this year’s race – but the man who believes he was the rightful winner of the Brazilian’s 2002 triumph, Paul Tracy, lost his place in the field of 33 as the final minutes of Bump Day ended in high drama.

22 May 2010: How to watch the Indianapolis 500 in the UK

The call it the greatest spectacle in motorsport, but when the field of 33 drivers takes the start for the Indianapolis 500 on May 30th it will not be easy to watch them on television in the UK. Here are some suggestions.

20 May 2010: IndyCar: ‘No-one can strip me of this chance’ says Howard

With the Indianapolis 500 looming, Florida-based Essex racer Jay Howard has spoken about how his chance to run in the 2008 race was snatched away from him at the last moment.

16 May 2010: IndyCar: Castroneves fastest as Indy 500 build-up begins

Four previous winners of the Indianapolis 500 topped the timesheets as practice opened for its 94th running, Helio Castroneves ending fastest among the 27 returning veterans and the seven rookies who are facing the Brickyard for the first time.

2 May 2010: IndyCar: Dixon wins in Kansas as the Indy 500 build-up begins

The IndyCar Series returned to oval racing with the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at the Kansas Speedway – and its traditional powerhouse teams took the opportunity to reassert themselves.

30 Apr 2010: IndyCar: Adam Carroll lands drive with Andretti Autosport

Adam Carroll, who attracted the attention of the powerful Andretti family by trouncing their newest star Marco during his A1GP championship season, has been signed to drive for their IndyCar squad.

 
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