Posts Tagged ‘Pippa Mann’
Pippa Mann’s search for the funding that will allow her to take her place in the IndyCar Series has ended in success with news that she will join Conquest Racing for the Indianapolis 500.
British racer Pippa Mann has taken a step closer to securing an IndyCar Series drive with the successful completion of her maiden test at the Texas Motor Speedway.
20 Jun 2010: Indy Lights: Plowman takes runner-up spot in Iowa
Martin Plowman earned his best finish to date in the Firestone Indy Lights series with a second place in Iowa that leaves him in a tight four-way battle for second in the championship.
Pippa Mann’s hopes of becoming the first woman to taste victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway were destroyed when she was wiped out of the Firestone Freedom 100 by the spinning car of an opponent.
The legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway has seen many things across the decades, but today it saw something new – Britain’s Pippa Mann became the first woman to earn pole position there in 101 years of racing.
Ryan Hunter-Reay may carry the colours of the Indy Racing League’s title sponsor Izod on his car and race suit, but he doesn’t have the funding to run the full season for them. A confident win at Long Beach could go some way towards changing that.
Will Power shrugged off his defeat in Alabama to take a third consecutive pole position and lead a Team Penske charge in qualifying for the Long Beach IndyCar race this weekend.
12 Apr 2010: Indy Lights: Second victory for versatile Vernay
JK Vernay, who won on the bumpy, rain-soaked Streets of St Petersburg, has followed his success up with a second triumph – this time on the smooth, flowing and sunny road course at Birmingham, Alabama.
11 Apr 2010: IndyCar: Power surge continues with Alabama pole
Mike Conway scored his best-ever IndyCar qualifying result to earn a front-row start at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama later today – but he will line up beside the seemingly-unstoppable Will Power who is on pole.