Posts Tagged ‘Vitor Meira’
25 Sep 2008: IRL: Manning loses drive in Indycar musical chairs
Darren Manning has lost his Indycar drive at Foyt Racing to Vitor Meira, the Brazilian who found himself suddenly out of work when Brit Dan Wheldon jumped from Target Chip Ganassi.
5 Sep 2008: IRL: Could Panther see a British invasion?
The tantalising prospect of an all-British line-up at the IRL’s Panther Racing team was floated by Dan Wheldon and team boss John Barnes at the pair’s first interview since the announcement of the Englishman’s move there.
Reigning IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti is to return to the series next year, driving for former rival Target Chip Ganassi Racing at the expense of Dan Wheldon who moves to Panther Racing.
10 Aug 2008: IRL: Castroneves unlucky in Kentucky
Scott Dixon’s seemingly-unstoppable march to this year’s IRL championship continued in Kentucky with a last lap overtake of the luckless Helio Castroneves to take victory in the Meijer Indy 300.
2 Aug 2008: IRL: Battistini fast on IndyCar testing debut
Dillon Battistini put in a strong performance on his debut IndyCar test, impressing his Panther Racing crew with his pace around the Kentucky Speedway.
7 Jul 2008: IRL: “We were golden”, says Manning
The cats fell away leaving the mice to play in the Camping World Indy Grand Prix at the Glen, as the midfield teams dominated the results and the championship leaders had a weekend to forget.