Tag: Dario Franchitti
IRL: Franchitti’s charge continues with Richmond pole
Dario Franchitti tightened his grip on the short oval part of the IndyCar season by taking pole for the SunTrust Indy Challenge in Richmond, ahead of his team-mate and his two closest rivals.
IRL: ‘Timing is everything’ says victorious Franchitti
Dario Franchitti seized control of an engrossing Iowa Corn Indy 250 with 50 laps to go and closed out a win that leaves him just three points off the series lead.
IRL: Castroneves steals Texas win from team-mate
For the second race in a row Team Penske’s Ryan Briscoe dominated his rivals, only to see a late caution wipe out his lead and allow a rival to snatch victory from under his nose.
IRL: Franchitti on pole in Texas
Dario Franchitti’s strong return to IndyCars from NASCAR continued with a pole position for the Bombardier Learjet 550 at the Texas Motor Speedway, ahead of championship rivals Ryan Briscoe and Scott Dixon.
IRL: Dixon ambush sinks Briscoe’s Milwaukee hopes
Scott Dixon’s return to form continued in Milwaukee when he pounced late in the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225 to deprive Ryan Briscoe of a victory that the Australian had all-but earned after qualifying on pole and leading for most of the contest.
IRL: Briscoe takes pole in Milwaukee
Ryan Briscoe took pole at the Milwaukee Mile as his team-mate Helio Castroneves came down to earth with a bump following his Indy 500 win by crashing in qualifying.
IRL: Indy 500 win makes Helio’s comeback complete
The rollercoaster career of Helio Castroneves took another major leap skywards when he converted pole position at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway into his third Indy 500 victory.
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.Tagged as: Alex Lloyd, Chip Ganassi, Dario Franchitti, Indianapolis 500, Lauren Bohlander, Pole Day, Sam Schmidt, videos
IRL: Helio Castroneves on pole for Indy 500
Barely a month ago, Helio Castroneves was sitting in a Florida courtroom on tax evasion charges, staring at a possible prison sentence and the ruin of his career. Now he sits on pole for the 93rd Indianapolis 500.Categorised under: Archive, UncategorizedTagged as: Alex Lloyd, Dario Franchitti, Helio Castroneves, Indianapolis 500, IndyCar Series, Sam Schmidt