Tag: Dario Franchitti
IndyCar: Franchitti draws first blood in battle with Power
The first round in the hotly-anticipated IndyCar championship rematch between Dario Franchitti and Will Power was won by the Scotsman in fine style as he took victory in the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg by more than seven seconds.
IndyCar: Power and Franchitti resume rivalry in St Pete qualifying
The IndyCar Series starts its new season this weekend on the Streets of St Petersburg in Florida – and if qualifying is any guide it’s going to be much like the last one.
IndyCar: Briscoe wins in Texas as de Silvestro escapes fire
Just six days after Mike Conway’s terrifying Indianapolis 500 crash the IndyCar Series dodged another bullet at the Texas Motor Speedway when popular rookie Simona de Silvestro was dragged unharmed from her burning car after hitting the wall at more than 200mph.
IndyCar: Alex Lloyd leads challenge against the Penske/Ganassi steamroller
IndyCar’s two dominant teams, Penske and Ganassi, grabbed the top positions in qualifying for the Firestone 550K at the Texas Motor Speedway, with Britain’s Alex Lloyd leading the challenge for the rest of the field in sixth.Tagged as: Alex Lloyd, Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, IndyCar Series, Jay Howard, Justin Wilson, Mike Conway, Ryan Briscoe
IndyCar: Franchitti wins Indianapolis 500 as race ends in big crash for Mike Conway
Scotland’s Dario Franchitti led for most of the Indianapolis 500, but before he could collect the win he had to endure some frantic and confused closing laps during which many drivers ran short of fuel, positions rapidly changed and Mike Conway suffered a ghastly crash.Tagged as: Alex Lloyd, Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, Indianapolis 500, IndyCar Series, Justin Wilson, Mike Conway
IndyCar: Castroneves on pole for Indy 500 as Bump Day claims its victims
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves qualified on pole for this year’s race – but the man who believes he was the rightful winner of the Brazilian’s 2002 triumph, Paul Tracy, lost his place in the field of 33 as the final minutes of Bump Day ended in high drama.
IndyCar: Castroneves fastest as Indy 500 build-up begins
Four previous winners of the Indianapolis 500 topped the timesheets as practice opened for its 94th running, Helio Castroneves ending fastest among the 27 returning veterans and the seven rookies who are facing the Brickyard for the first time.Tagged as: Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, Indianapolis 500, IndyCar Series
Stoneman and Franchitti advance in the Brits on Pole All-Star League
Dean Stoneman was the big mover in the Brits on Pole All-Star League this weekend, leaping to fifth on the back of a strong Formula Two weekend in Marrakech, while Dario Franchitti closed in on Jenson Button for the lead.Tagged as: All-Star League, Dario Franchitti, Dean Stoneman
IndyCar: Dixon wins in Kansas as the Indy 500 build-up begins
The IndyCar Series returned to oval racing with the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at the Kansas Speedway – and its traditional powerhouse teams took the opportunity to reassert themselves.