Tag: IndyCar Series
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.Tagged as: Detroit Indy Grand Prix, Helio Castroneves, IndyCar Series, Justin Wilson
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Categorised under: Archive, Uncategorized
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.
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.