Posts Tagged ‘Helio Castroneves’

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.

12 Apr 2010: IndyCar: Castroneves breaks Power’s winning streak

A Team Penske car won at the IRL’s first visit to the Barber Motorsport Park in Alabama, but it was the veteran Helio Castroneves who drove it, and not the victor of the first two races Will Power.

28 Aug 2009: IRL: Briscoe wins pole to pressure championship rivals

Ryan Briscoe grabbed pole position for the PEAK Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway – and with it a bonus championship point that might prove crucial in this tightest of tight IndyCar title battles.

23 Aug 2009: IRL: Horror crash overshadows Franchitti’s pole

Dario Franchitti qualified on pole for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma, but his performance was overshadowed by the crash in practice that left Will Power and Nelson Philippe in hospital, one with two fractured vertebrae and the other with a broken bone in his foot that needed immediate surgery.

27 Jul 2009: IRL: Narrow escape for TK as Power surges to victory

Australia’s Will Power, supposedly the understudy at Team Penske, took centre-stage in the Indycar Series by winning a gruelling Rexall Edmonton Indy that had plenty of drama – but very little overtaking.

27 Jun 2009: Through the photographers’ eyes: Pole to pole with Dario

Time for another round-up of the best of the photography from the teams, series and motorsport companies that allow us to use their imagery – and this time Dario Franchitti gets the first and last words.

27 Jun 2009: IRL: Franchitti’s charge continues with Richmond pole

Dario Franchitti tightened his grip on the short oval part of the IndyCar season by taking pole for the SunTrust Indy Challenge in Richmond, ahead of his team-mate and his two closest rivals.

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.

4 Jun 2009: Though the photographers’ eyes: Monaco, Indy and more

A round-up of all the photos we featured in the image gallery on the front page of the site in late May and the beginning of June, from Indy 500 practice and Monaco qualifying to the launch of Formula Two.

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.

 
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