Posts Tagged ‘Justin Wilson’

27 Aug 2008: Paffett: fans get more from DTM than from F1

McLaren test driver Gary Paffett says he believes the DTM touring car series, in which he currently races, offers fans better value for money than Formula One.

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: 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.

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.

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.

 
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