Posts Tagged ‘Dan Wheldon’

22 Jun 2009: IRL: ‘Timing is everything’ says victorious Franchitti

Dario Franchitti seized control of an engrossing Iowa Corn Indy 250 with 50 laps to go and closed out a win that leaves him just three points off the series lead.

18 Jun 2009: Panther trio hope for transferable skills in Iowa

Last year, Dan Wheldon won in Iowa for his old team while his new team, Panther, won the Indy Lights race with a driver who has since left. This year the team hopes to assemble those elements into a winning combination for its trio of English racers.

7 Jun 2009: IRL: Castroneves steals Texas win from team-mate

For the second race in a row Team Penske’s Ryan Briscoe dominated his rivals, only to see a late caution wipe out his lead and allow a rival to snatch victory from under his nose.

6 Jun 2009: IRL: Franchitti on pole in Texas

Dario Franchitti’s strong return to IndyCars from NASCAR continued with a pole position for the Bombardier Learjet 550 at the Texas Motor Speedway, ahead of championship rivals Ryan Briscoe and Scott Dixon.

31 May 2009: IRL: Dixon ambush sinks Briscoe’s Milwaukee hopes

Scott Dixon’s return to form continued in Milwaukee when he pounced late in the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225 to deprive Ryan Briscoe of a victory that the Australian had all-but earned after qualifying on pole and leading for most of the contest.

31 May 2009: IRL: Briscoe takes pole in Milwaukee

Ryan Briscoe took pole at the Milwaukee Mile as his team-mate Helio Castroneves came down to earth with a bump following his Indy 500 win by crashing in qualifying.

24 May 2009: IRL: Indy 500 win makes Helio’s comeback complete

The rollercoaster career of Helio Castroneves took another major leap skywards when he converted pole position at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway into his third Indy 500 victory.

11 May 2009: IRL: Mike Conway out of hospital after Indy crash (video)

British Indycar driver Mike Conway was released from hospital in Indianapolis this evening after being taken there with concussion and bruising to his lungs following a high-speed crash during a practice session for the Indy 500 on Sunday.

8 May 2009: IRL: Practice begins for the Indy 500

With the Month of May well under way, rookies and veterans alike are dodging the weather to grab as much practice time as possible for the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500.

27 Apr 2009: IRL: Dixon on the march as May approaches

Reigning champion Scott Dixon kick-started his title defence with a win at the Kansas Speedway as the IndyCar series returned to ovals – and to business as usual.

 
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