Archive for the ‘IndyCar Series’ Category

23 May 2009: IRL: Lloyd relieved after sponsor wins $2.5m bet

Although he didn’t know it, there was a bit more riding on Alex Lloyd’s performance on Pole Day than a place at the top table at one of motorsport’s most prestigious events.

18 May 2009: IRL: Indy 500 field finalised – Tagliani, Lazier, Barrett miss out

The final day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 ended in high drama, as Ryan Hunter-Reay knocked Alex Tagliani out of the field of 33 cars with the last laps of the day.

17 May 2009: IRL: Conway grabs his place in the Indy 500

Mike Conway shrugged off the after-effects of his high-speed crash and hospital stay to provisionally qualify for the Indianapolis 500 with a four-lap average speed of 220.124mph that put him 28th in the field of 33.

13 May 2009: Through the photographers’ eyes

A round-up of all the photos we’ve featured in the image gallery on the front page of the site so far in May.

11 May 2009: IRL: Mike Conway out of hospital after Indy crash (video)

British Indycar driver Mike Conway was released from hospital in Indianapolis this evening after being taken there with concussion and bruising to his lungs following a high-speed crash during a practice session for the Indy 500 on Sunday.

8 May 2009: IRL: Forgotten man Alex is sitting pretty in pink

Alex Lloyd won the 2007 Indy Lights title and then disappeared almost without trace into the Target Chip Ganassi Racing development programme – but his pink race gear and car will be impossible to miss at Indy this month.

8 May 2009: IRL: Practice begins for the Indy 500

With the Month of May well under way, rookies and veterans alike are dodging the weather to grab as much practice time as possible for the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500.

27 Apr 2009: IRL: Dixon on the march as May approaches

Reigning champion Scott Dixon kick-started his title defence with a win at the Kansas Speedway as the IndyCar series returned to ovals – and to business as usual.

26 Apr 2009: IRL: N/H/L sweep Kansas qualifying as Helio and Dario are punished

IndyCar series leader Dario Franchitti and rival Helio Castroneves will start from the back of the field at the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 in Kansas after race control punished the pair for cutting the white line in qualifying.

20 Apr 2009: IRL: Dario returns to winning ways

Scotland’s Dario Franchitti tasted victory in only his second race since returning to Indycars after canny pit strategy helped him overcome a poor start.

 
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