Posts Tagged ‘IndyCar Series’

31 May 2009: 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.

24 May 2009: 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.

18 May 2009: IRL: Indy 500 field finalised – Tagliani, Lazier, Barrett miss out

The final day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 ended in high drama, as Ryan Hunter-Reay knocked Alex Tagliani out of the field of 33 cars with the last laps of the day.

17 May 2009: IRL: Conway grabs his place in the Indy 500

Mike Conway shrugged off the after-effects of his high-speed crash and hospital stay to provisionally qualify for the Indianapolis 500 with a four-lap average speed of 220.124mph that put him 28th in the field of 33.

11 May 2009: IRL: Mike Conway out of hospital after Indy crash (video)

British Indycar driver Mike Conway was released from hospital in Indianapolis this evening after being taken there with concussion and bruising to his lungs following a high-speed crash during a practice session for the Indy 500 on Sunday.

10 May 2009: 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.

8 May 2009: IRL: Forgotten man Alex is sitting pretty in pink

Alex Lloyd won the 2007 Indy Lights title and then disappeared almost without trace into the Target Chip Ganassi Racing development programme – but his pink race gear and car will be impossible to miss at Indy this month.

8 May 2009: IRL: Practice begins for the Indy 500

With the Month of May well under way, rookies and veterans alike are dodging the weather to grab as much practice time as possible for the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500.

27 Apr 2009: IRL: Dixon on the march as May approaches

Reigning champion Scott Dixon kick-started his title defence with a win at the Kansas Speedway as the IndyCar series returned to ovals – and to business as usual.

26 Apr 2009: IRL: N/H/L sweep Kansas qualifying as Helio and Dario are punished

IndyCar series leader Dario Franchitti and rival Helio Castroneves will start from the back of the field at the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 in Kansas after race control punished the pair for cutting the white line in qualifying.

 
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