Category: IndyCar Series
IRL: Wilson thrives with the minnows
It’s a comparison that had come to us more or less as soon as we heard the bitter-sweet news that Justin Wilson had rescued his 2009 IndyCar season by landing a drive with Dale Coyne Racing – yet another team struggling to stay afloat in difficult times.
IRL: Helio victorious in tax evasion case
Two-time Indy 500 winner and reality TV dance champion Helio Castroneves has emerged victorious from a tax evasion trial that could have ended his career and put him behind bars for up to six years.Categorised under: Archive, IndyCar Series, NewsTagged as: Helio Castroneves, IndyCar Series, Will Power
IRL: Dan Wheldon’s Silverstone dream
He may have spent so long in America that he prefers gridiron to soccer, but English Indycar racer Dan Wheldon still dreams of coming home to challenge his rivals around the famous straights and corners of Silverstone.Tagged as: Champ Car, Dan Wheldon, IndyCar Series, Silverstone
IRL: So close for Wilson as win slips away
Justin Wilson came agonisingly close to scoring one of the all-time great underdog victories in the IndyCar season opener at St Petersburg, dominating much of the race but losing the lead at a late restart.
IRL: ‘I was robbed of pole’ says Wilson
A front-row spot for the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg and his team’s best-ever qualifying position were not enough for IndyCar racer Justin Wilson, who felt he was robbed of pole when Dario Franchitti slowed in front of him.
IRL: Wilson wows ’em at St Pete practice
Dario Franchitti and Graham Rahal ran fastest in practice for the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg – but it was Justin Wilson in the underfunded Dale Coyne Racing entry who caused the biggest stir.
IRL: The Main Manning is back
Yorkshire’s Darren Manning will drive in the IndyCar Series season opener this weekend after securing a last-gasp deal to team up with fellow Brit Mike Conway at Dreyer & Reinbold Racing.Tagged as: Darren Manning, Dennis Reinbold, Dreyer & Reinbold, IndyCar Series, Mike Conway
IRL: Has Justin Wilson found a drive with Dale Coyne?
It’s possible that Justin Wilson has secured an IRL drive for next season with Dale Coyne Racing, where he is likely to pair with existing driver Bruno Junqueira. But the team represents a significant step down from Newman/Haas/Lanigan.
IRL: Wilson’s loss could be pay driver Duno’s gain
Imagine that Heikki Kovalainen has just lost his McLaren seat for 2009, not in favour of some talented young driver like Rosberg or Vettel, but to make way for Yuji Ide on the promise of a hefty cheque. You’d be outraged, right?Tagged as: Dreyer & Reinbold, IndyCar Series, Justin Wilson, Milka Duno, Newman/Haas/Lanigan