Posts Tagged ‘IndyCar Series’

18 Jul 2008: Wilson: F1 is unfriendly, too full of politics and just no fun

“It’s fun to look back on the Formula One days and think, ‘That’s great, I was there.’ But at the time, you don’t enjoy it. In this racing, you enjoy it while you do it,” says Sheffield’s IndyCar driver Justin Wilson.

13 Jul 2008: IRL: Dixon singing in the rain at Nashville

Scott Dixon was handed victory when weather forced an early end to the Firestone Indy 200 at a rain-soaked Nashville Superspeedway – but it was all a lucky mistake.

7 Jul 2008: IRL: “We were golden”, says Manning

The cats fell away leaving the mice to play in the Camping World Indy Grand Prix at the Glen, as the midfield teams dominated the results and the championship leaders had a weekend to forget.

6 Jul 2008: IRL: Hunter-Reay and Manning upset the form book

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Darren Manning showed you don’t need to be a well-funded multi-car outfit to nail an IndyCar race by taking first and second ahead of the more fancied teams in the Camping World Grand Prix at Watkins Glen.

5 Jul 2008: IRL: Wilson to start second at the Glen

A last-gasp effort by Ryan Briscoe cost Justin Wilson pole position as the Indy Racing League returned to road-course racing at Watkins Glen after weeks of endless ovals.

3 Jul 2008: Driveless Franchitti can take his pick of American racing series

It’s alright for some – while several IndyCar teams struggle for sponsorship or dream in vain of adding a second car, Chip Ganassi would apparently only need to snap his fingers to put Dario Franchitti into a funded race seat.

9 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Franchitti snatches title on final corner

Scotland’s Dario Franchitti won the PEAK Antifreeze Indy 300 – and with it the IndyCar series championship – when his closest rival Scott Dixon ran out of fuel with victory in his grasp.

9 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Wheldon loses NASCAR seat to Franchitti

IndyCar fans could be about to lose a British driver to another series with an announcement expected that Dario Franchitti will be moving across to NASCAR.

4 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Manning posts best finish so far

Darren Manning’s season-best fourth place at the Detroit Indy Grand Prix was built on a combination of avoiding trouble for most of the race, and being lucky when trouble found him.

4 Sep 2007: IndyCar: Wheldon picks his way through chaos to third

For most of the weekend at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, Dan Wheldon was having a miserable time of it. In the end, though, he turned out to be one of the lucky ones.

 
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