Posts Tagged ‘IndyCar Series’
IndyCar driver Alex Lloyd will go into this weekend’s Iowa Corn Indy 250 hoping that a sudden bout of appendicitis won’t derail the momentum that has seen him take the unfancied #19 Dale Coyne Racing car to top-eight finishes in the last two races.
Just six days after Mike Conway’s terrifying Indianapolis 500 crash the IndyCar Series dodged another bullet at the Texas Motor Speedway when popular rookie Simona de Silvestro was dragged unharmed from her burning car after hitting the wall at more than 200mph.
IndyCar’s two dominant teams, Penske and Ganassi, grabbed the top positions in qualifying for the Firestone 550K at the Texas Motor Speedway, with Britain’s Alex Lloyd leading the challenge for the rest of the field in sixth.
IndyCar driver Mike Conway says he is “feeling fine” and can’t wait to get back behind the wheel of a race car as he begins his recovery from his last-lap Indy 500 crash.
Mike Conway, the British driver airlifted to hospital after a horrific last-lap crash in yesterday’s Indianapolis 500, will miss three months with fractured bones in his back and left leg, according to IndyCar Series medical staff.
Scotland’s Dario Franchitti led for most of the Indianapolis 500, but before he could collect the win he had to endure some frantic and confused closing laps during which many drivers ran short of fuel, positions rapidly changed and Mike Conway suffered a ghastly crash.
28 May 2010: IndyCar: Carroll will make his debut at Watkins Glen
A1GP champion Adam Carroll will make his IndyCar debut at Watkins Glen during the 4th of July weekend – and says he feels right at home in America, away from the “cut-throat” world of European racing.
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.
With the Indianapolis 500 looming, Florida-based Essex racer Jay Howard has spoken about how his chance to run in the 2008 race was snatched away from him at the last moment.
Four previous winners of the Indianapolis 500 topped the timesheets as practice opened for its 94th running, Helio Castroneves ending fastest among the 27 returning veterans and the seven rookies who are facing the Brickyard for the first time.