Archive for the ‘IndyCar Series’ Category

3 Feb 2009: F1: Teddy Mayer, founder of McLaren, dies

The racing world in Britain and America is mourning the loss of a major figure this week – Teddy Mayer, the man who co-founded McLaren and who took the team to an iconic F1 world championship and Indy 500 double.

30 Jan 2009: Over the white line: a sign of the times for Bentley

What is the world coming to when you have to instruct your staff to run the Bentley on used chip fat?

21 Jan 2009: IRL: Conway lands IndyCar drive for 2009

Former GP2 racewinner and British F3 champ Mike Conway has been confirmed with IndyCar Racing League team Dreyer & Reinbold for the 2009 season.

16 Jan 2009: Brits on dole as rides dry up

Big-name British drivers on both sides of the Atlantic are facing a season on the sidelines as the global economic downturn sends teams out of business and forces the survivors to hire ride-buyers.

28 Nov 2008: Over the white line: Drivers to be confined to ping-pong

Compound fractures, gold medals and the hitherto completely unsuspected fluffy side of Dietrich ‘Didi’ Mateschitz. Read on for the best of the week’s F1 and motorsport news…

28 Oct 2008: IRL: Surfers Paradise video highlights

See Sheffield’s Justin Wilson blast past Marco Andretti, Will Power throw away a certain victory, and fellow Aussie Ryan Briscoe take the chequered flag in front of his home fans.

26 Oct 2008: IRL: Aussie Briscoe rules as season finally ends

Almost two months after Scott Dixon wrapped up the 2008 IndyCar championship in Chicago, the series has run its final race of the season – a non-points holiday jaunt to Surfers Paradise in Australia.

3 Oct 2008: IRL: Wilson feels Newman’s loss at Texas test

Justin Wilson made a successful return to the Texas Motor Speedway as his Newman/Haas/Lanigan team used their final test of the 2008 season to work on their lack of oval racing experience.

27 Sep 2008: Paul Newman: actor, driver, team boss, legend

The actor, philanthropist and motor sport supporter Paul Newman has died of cancer at the age of 83.

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.

 
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