Archive for the ‘IndyCar Series’ Category

23 Sep 2008: Racing splits: Is Formula One heading for disaster?

Earlier in the season, just when the threat of a split in world motorsport seemed to be receding, up popped Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone with dangerous talk of F1 breakaways and rivals to GP2. But if it happens, does it have to end in tears?

19 Sep 2008: BritsOnPole exclusive part two: Manning’s frantic season

In part two of Brits On Pole’s exclusive interview with Indycar and Le Mans Series driver Darren Manning he talks about his plans for the future and how driving a prototype sports car around Silverstone is very different from the violence of the IRL.

18 Sep 2008: BritsOnPole exclusive: fans get raw deal from F1, says Manning

The 1000km of Silverstone saw Indy Car driver Darren Manning return from the United States to compete for Embassy racing. He took time out after Saturday qualifying to chat with Brits On Pole about his career, his future plans, and how Formula One is failing fans and drivers.

8 Sep 2008: Boycotting F1? Five ways to get your racing hit regardless

What with the terrible stewards’ decision in Spa, and the future of the British Grand Prix looking so extremely dodgy, it feels like a pretty bleak time to be a F1 fan this morning. So, what else is out there?

7 Sep 2008: IRL: Helio wins a thriller – but Dixon takes title

Scott Dixon lost the Indy 300 to Helio Castroneves by the second closest margin in IRL history – but his runner-up spot was easily enough to crown him champion in a thrilling final race of the season.

7 Sep 2008: IRL: Chicago show-down favours Dixon

Helio Castroneves can still win the IndyCar Series championship tonight – but he’s going to have to do it the hard way.

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.

2 Sep 2008: IRL: Wheldon out, Franchitti in at Ganassi for 2009

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.

2 Sep 2008: IRL: Panther Racing to check out Davidson and Conway

An intriguing snippet of driver news reaches us from the US, where Panther Racing is hoping to expand and run a second car in the IRL next season.

1 Sep 2008: IRL: Dan Wheldon “tickled to death” by Lauren Bohlander

You wouldn’t guess from this slapstick interview that Dan Wheldon recently survived a scare that might have seen him dropped by his team, Target Chip Ganassi, and has just slipped to fourth in the championship.

 
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