Posts Tagged ‘Scott Dixon’

2 May 2010: IndyCar: Dixon wins in Kansas as the Indy 500 build-up begins

The IndyCar Series returned to oval racing with the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at the Kansas Speedway – and its traditional powerhouse teams took the opportunity to reassert themselves.

9 Oct 2009: It’s all happening in America this weekend

A quiet weekend in European racing allows attention to switch to the other side of the Atlantic – where no fewer than four open-wheel series all have their final races.

31 Aug 2009: IRL: Briscoe wins another Chicago thriller

Ryan Briscoe took a big step towards the IndyCar championship by winning pole position, the race and the bonus for leading the most laps at the Chicagoland Speedway – but the result was anything but the one-sided affair those statistics suggest.

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.

9 Aug 2009: IRL: Dixon sets win record as Wilson dries up

Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course after his closest challenger Justin Wilson appeared to mistime his last pitstop and ran out of fuel, costing himself a certain podium and a possible victory.

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.

22 Jul 2009: IRL: Rough ride for Conway and Franchitti

Dario Franchitti spent an alarming amount of his last full IRL season airborne, while Mike Conway’s début season has involved flying into the wall far too often – but this time the two Brits were in the sky by choice.

28 Jun 2009: IRL: Dixon wins “awful, awful” Richmond race

The slow-burning controversy about the quality of racing in this year’s IndyCar Series flared into life after the SunTrust Indy Challenge turned into such a procession that the drivers felt compelled to apologise to fans afterwards.

31 May 2009: IRL: Dixon ambush sinks Briscoe’s Milwaukee hopes

Scott Dixon’s return to form continued in Milwaukee when he pounced late in the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225 to deprive Ryan Briscoe of a victory that the Australian had all-but earned after qualifying on pole and leading for most of the contest.

27 Apr 2009: IRL: Dixon on the march as May approaches

Reigning champion Scott Dixon kick-started his title defence with a win at the Kansas Speedway as the IndyCar series returned to ovals – and to business as usual.

 
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