Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis 500’

1 Apr 2010: Martin Plowman on America: “I’m going flat out or I’m going home”

Two years ago, things were looking bleak for Martin Plowman. With very limited options for the 2008 season, he feared his career was losing momentum. Not so these days, where he’s rapidly becoming a fixture on the American open-wheel circuit. He talks to BritsOnPole.

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.

25 May 2009: IRL: Live Tweeting of the Indy 500

Throughout the Indy 500 – from the first false start to Helio Castroneves celebrating in Victory Circle – fans, bloggers, journalists and race teams pumped out a steady stream of updates using microblogging service Twitter.

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.

23 May 2009: IRL: Runners and riders for the Indy 500

The parades, the talk show guest spots and the PR photo opportunities are over and the month-long build up to the 93rd Indianapolis 500 is almost over – but who will triumph when the race begins tomorrow? We assess the prospects of all 33 drivers.

23 May 2009: IRL: Lloyd relieved after sponsor wins $2.5m bet

Although he didn’t know it, there was a bit more riding on Alex Lloyd’s performance on Pole Day than a place at the top table at one of motorsport’s most prestigious events.

18 May 2009: IRL: Indy 500 field finalised – Tagliani, Lazier, Barrett miss out

The final day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 ended in high drama, as Ryan Hunter-Reay knocked Alex Tagliani out of the field of 33 cars with the last laps of the day.

17 May 2009: IRL: Conway grabs his place in the Indy 500

Mike Conway shrugged off the after-effects of his high-speed crash and hospital stay to provisionally qualify for the Indianapolis 500 with a four-lap average speed of 220.124mph that put him 28th in the field of 33.

10 May 2009: IRL: Helio Castroneves on pole for Indy 500

Barely a month ago, Helio Castroneves was sitting in a Florida courtroom on tax evasion charges, staring at a possible prison sentence and the ruin of his career. Now he sits on pole for the 93rd Indianapolis 500.

3 Feb 2009: F1: Teddy Mayer, founder of McLaren, dies

The racing world in Britain and America is mourning the loss of a major figure this week – Teddy Mayer, the man who co-founded McLaren and who took the team to an iconic F1 world championship and Indy 500 double.

 
  • Page 2 of 2
  • <
  • 1
  • 2
  • McLaren eshop

    McLaren store

  • F1 gear (and more) at OnPole.com

    2012 F1 Merchandise from OnPole.com