Posts Tagged ‘IndyCar Series’

31 Aug 2008: IRL: Castroneves punishment hands win to Wilson

Justin Wilson won the Detroit Indy Grand Prix at Belle Isle to score his first IRL victory – but only after Helio Castroneves was ordered to surrender the lead for blocking the Englishman’s overtaking attempts.

25 Aug 2008: IRL: Castroneves dancing on air after win

After seven second places, a season full of frustrations and a trailer fire that destroyed his first-choice car, Helio Castroneves finally managed to take the chequered flag first and win an IndyCar Series race.

24 Aug 2008: IRL: Team Penske blaze a trail at Infineon

Not even the destruction of their first-choice race cars in a fire could stop Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe from seizing the front row in qualifying for the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma County.

10 Aug 2008: IRL: Castroneves unlucky in Kentucky

Scott Dixon’s seemingly-unstoppable march to this year’s IRL championship continued in Kentucky with a last lap overtake of the luckless Helio Castroneves to take victory in the Meijer Indy 300.

2 Aug 2008: IRL: Schedule for 2009 pleases no-one

The Indy Racing League’s 2009 schedule will feature 10 ovals, three permanent road courses, five temporary street or airport circuits – and a lot of grumbles from fans who reckon the IRL’s got it completely wrong.

2 Aug 2008: IRL: Wilson trashes car in Kentucky testing smash

Justin Wilson escaped unhurt after crashing heavily during testing at the Kentucky Speedway for the forthcoming Meijer Indy 300 – but his Newman/Haas/Lanigan team is fast running out of cars for its drivers.

2 Aug 2008: IRL: Battistini fast on IndyCar testing debut

Dillon Battistini put in a strong performance on his debut IndyCar test, impressing his Panther Racing crew with his pace around the Kentucky Speedway.

27 Jul 2008: IRL: Podium for Wilson as Dixon marches on

Scott Dixon stretched his championship lead by beating closest challenger Helio Castroneves into second place in the Rexall Edmonton Indy – while Justin Wilson flew the flag for the ex-Champ Car drivers by taking third.

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.

 
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