Posts Tagged ‘Dan Wheldon’

6 Jul 2008: IRL: Hunter-Reay and Manning upset the form book

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Darren Manning showed you don’t need to be a well-funded multi-car outfit to nail an IndyCar race by taking first and second ahead of the more fancied teams in the Camping World Grand Prix at Watkins Glen.

5 Jul 2008: IRL: Wilson to start second at the Glen

A last-gasp effort by Ryan Briscoe cost Justin Wilson pole position as the Indy Racing League returned to road-course racing at Watkins Glen after weeks of endless ovals.

9 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Franchitti snatches title on final corner

Scotland’s Dario Franchitti won the PEAK Antifreeze Indy 300 – and with it the IndyCar series championship – when his closest rival Scott Dixon ran out of fuel with victory in his grasp.

9 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Wheldon loses NASCAR seat to Franchitti

IndyCar fans could be about to lose a British driver to another series with an announcement expected that Dario Franchitti will be moving across to NASCAR.

4 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Wheldon picks his way through chaos to third

For most of the weekend at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, Dan Wheldon was having a miserable time of it. In the end, though, he turned out to be one of the lucky ones.

3 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Wild race puts Franchitti back in front

Dario Franchitti regained the IndyCar championship lead after a wild Detroit Grand Prix that saw his rift with team boss Michael Andretti deepen with a disagreement over a last-lap crash.

2 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Wheldon’s woeful weekend

Dan Wheldon believes his Saturday qualification session for IndyCar’s Detroit Grand Prix was the worst of his career – but things got even more painful on race day.

29 Aug 2007: IRL: Wheldon’s NASCAR hopes may be frustrated

It’s no secret that British IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon is keen to make a move to another extremely popular American racing series – but the time just isn’t right, according to his team boss.

26 Aug 2007: IndyCar: Third not good enough for Franchitti

Dario Franchitti’s grip finally slipped from the IndyCar championship lead on Sunday when he finished third in the Motorola Indy 300.

13 Aug 2007: IndyCar: Air Franchitti flies again as Kanaan wins in Kentucky

Dario Franchitti still leads the race for the IndyCar championship after the Meijer Indy 300 – but his rivals are catching fast and he’s using up all his luck just staying alive.

 
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