Tag: IndyCar Series
IRL: Briscoe wins pole to pressure championship rivals
Ryan Briscoe grabbed pole position for the PEAK Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway – and with it a bonus championship point that might prove crucial in this tightest of tight IndyCar title battles.
IRL: Franchitti wins as Conway finishes on a charge
Dario Franchitti led from start to finish to win an unexpectedly interesting Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma ahead of Ryan Briscoe, with under-fire Brit Mike Conway breathing down their necks in a potentially career-saving third place.
It’s IndyCar or bust says Speedy Dan Clarke
“Anywhere else besides IndyCar is not really what we want to do,” says Champ Car and A1GP veteran Dan Clarke when asked about his plans for next season. The flamboyant Brit is currently in the US, courting team owners in a hunt for a place on next year’s IRL grid.Categorised under: A1GP, Archive, Champ Car, IndyCar SeriesTagged as: A1GP, Dan Clarke, IndyCar Series
IRL: Dixon sets win record as Wilson dries up
Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course after his closest challenger Justin Wilson appeared to mistime his last pitstop and ran out of fuel, costing himself a certain podium and a possible victory.Tagged as: Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, Honda Indy 200, IndyCar Series, Justin Wilson, Mike Conway, Ryan Briscoe, Scott Dixon, videos
IRL: Wilson hopes for repeat of Glen triumph
Championship leader Ryan Briscoe and Sheffield’s Justin Wilson will start on the front row at Mid-Ohio as the IRL attempts to follow last weekend’s thriller in Kentucky by proving it can also serve up an entertaining road-course race.
IRL: Underdog Carpenter is unlucky in Kentucky
Ryan Briscoe broke the hearts of fans of the underdog everywhere by pipping Ed Carpenter to the narrowest of victories in the Meijer Indy 300 at the Kentucky Speedway.
IRL: Narrow escape for TK as Power surges to victory
Australia’s Will Power, supposedly the understudy at Team Penske, took centre-stage in the Indycar Series by winning a gruelling Rexall Edmonton Indy that had plenty of drama – but very little overtaking.
IRL: Team Penske sets the standard in Edmonton qualifying
Part-time IndyCar driver Will Power took his second pole position of the season by leading a Team Penske 1-2-3 during qualifying for the Rexall Edmonton Indy, beating his full-time team-mates Ryan Briscoe and Helio Castroneves to the top spot.
IRL: Rough ride for Conway and Franchitti
Dario Franchitti spent an alarming amount of his last full IRL season airborne, while Mike Conway’s dÃ©but season has involved flying into the wall far too often – but this time the two Brits were in the sky by choice.Tagged as: Dario Franchitti, EJ Viso, Hideki Mutoh, IndyCar Series, Mike Conway, Scott Dixon, videos
IRL: Franchitti takes third win of season in Toronto
Dario Franchitti rode his luck, a fast car and some controversial decisions by race control to take victory in Toronto and regain the lead of the IndyCar Series championship.