Posts Tagged ‘Darren Manning’

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.

6 Apr 2009: IRL: So close for Wilson as win slips away

Justin Wilson came agonisingly close to scoring one of the all-time great underdog victories in the IndyCar season opener at St Petersburg, dominating much of the race but losing the lead at a late restart.

5 Apr 2009: IRL: ‘I was robbed of pole’ says Wilson

A front-row spot for the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg and his team’s best-ever qualifying position were not enough for IndyCar racer Justin Wilson, who felt he was robbed of pole when Dario Franchitti slowed in front of him.

4 Apr 2009: IRL: Wilson wows ’em at St Pete practice

Dario Franchitti and Graham Rahal ran fastest in practice for the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg – but it was Justin Wilson in the underfunded Dale Coyne Racing entry who caused the biggest stir.

1 Apr 2009: IRL: The Main Manning is back

Yorkshire’s Darren Manning will drive in the IndyCar Series season opener this weekend after securing a last-gasp deal to team up with fellow Brit Mike Conway at Dreyer & Reinbold Racing.

16 Jan 2009: Brits on dole as rides dry up

Big-name British drivers on both sides of the Atlantic are facing a season on the sidelines as the global economic downturn sends teams out of business and forces the survivors to hire ride-buyers.

25 Sep 2008: IRL: Manning loses drive in Indycar musical chairs

Darren Manning has lost his Indycar drive at Foyt Racing to Vitor Meira, the Brazilian who found himself suddenly out of work when Brit Dan Wheldon jumped from Target Chip Ganassi.

19 Sep 2008: BritsOnPole exclusive part two: Manning’s frantic season

In part two of Brits On Pole’s exclusive interview with Indycar and Le Mans Series driver Darren Manning he talks about his plans for the future and how driving a prototype sports car around Silverstone is very different from the violence of the IRL.

18 Sep 2008: BritsOnPole exclusive: fans get raw deal from F1, says Manning

The 1000km of Silverstone saw Indy Car driver Darren Manning return from the United States to compete for Embassy racing. He took time out after Saturday qualifying to chat with Brits On Pole about his career, his future plans, and how Formula One is failing fans and drivers.

16 Sep 2008: Le Mans Series: Silverstone victory for McNish and Audi

Allan McNish and Dindo Capello won a dramatic Autosport 1000km of Silverstone to help Audi take an upset clean sweep in the Le Mans Series drivers’, manufacturers’ and team championships.

 
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