Archive for the ‘IndyCar Series’ Category

26 Jul 2008: IRL: Penske pair dominate Edmonton qualifying

On a circuit where the ex-Champ Car teams were expected to have the edge, it was the traditional IRL powerhouse of Team Penske that locked out the front row in qualifying for the Rexall Edmonton Indy.

21 Jul 2008: IRL: Briscoe leads home 1-2 for Team Penske

Team Penske stamped their mark on the Honda Indy 200 by scoring a 1-2 in both qualifying and the race itself – but the luckless Justin Wilson came away with nothing despite a racy afternoon in the field’s fastest car.

18 Jul 2008: Wilson: F1 is unfriendly, too full of politics and just no fun

“It’s fun to look back on the Formula One days and think, ‘That’s great, I was there.’ But at the time, you don’t enjoy it. In this racing, you enjoy it while you do it,” says Sheffield’s IndyCar driver Justin Wilson.

13 Jul 2008: IRL: Dixon singing in the rain at Nashville

Scott Dixon was handed victory when weather forced an early end to the Firestone Indy 200 at a rain-soaked Nashville Superspeedway – but it was all a lucky mistake.

10 Jul 2008: IRL: Threat to Manning’s drive recedes with podium

There were two ways AJ Foyt could have reacted to Darren Manning’s second place at Watkins Glen – pleasure at the podium, or disgust at the under-fire Yorkshireman’s failure to hold on for the win. Happily for Manning, the team boss and veteran racer seems a pretty satisfied man.

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.

6 Jul 2008: IRL: Hunter-Reay and Manning upset the form book

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Darren Manning showed you don’t need to be a well-funded multi-car outfit to nail an IndyCar race by taking first and second ahead of the more fancied teams in the Camping World Grand Prix at Watkins Glen.

5 Jul 2008: IRL: Wilson to start second at the Glen

A last-gasp effort by Ryan Briscoe cost Justin Wilson pole position as the Indy Racing League returned to road-course racing at Watkins Glen after weeks of endless ovals.

30 Jun 2008: IRL: It’s been agony, says Howard as he returns to racing

Jay Howard, the rookie driver dropped by Roth Racing in the run-up to the Indianapolis 500, will return to action next weekend at Watkins Glen.

29 Jun 2008: IRL: TK wins in crash-filled Richmond

Tony Kanaan took his first victory of the season by surviving a demolition derby at the Richmond International Raceway that wiped out more than half the field.

 
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