Posts Tagged ‘Martin Plowman’

3 Aug 2009: Indy Lights: 100th race spoiled by needless caution

The Firestone Indy Lights drivers served up a thrilling side-by-side contest for their series’ 100th race – only to see the ending spoiled by a completely unnecessary caution flag that forced them to cross the line in single file.

25 Jul 2009: Indy Lights: Hildebrand increases championship lead

JR Hildebrand led every lap of an uninspiring Indy Lights Grand Prix of Edmonton to win from pole and extend his championship lead to 69 points over team-mate Sebastian Saavedra.

11 Jul 2009: Indy Lights: Saavedra cleans up after storm

Colombia’s Sebastian Saavedra won the Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto from pole, grabbing back the lead on lap 18 after losing it when the field pitted to change tyres on a track drying out from a pre-race thunderstorm.

4 Jul 2009: Indy Lights: Hildebrand rewarded as closest rivals all falter

JR Hildebrand won a final-lap shoot-out in the Indy Lights Corning 100 at Watkins Glen after Wade Cunningham became the third championship front-runner to crash out of the race, bringing out a safety car.

21 Jun 2009: Indy Lights: Horror crash for Pippa Mann in Iowa

British Indy Lights driver Pippa Mann escaped unscathed from the Miller Lite 100 at the Iowa Speedway despite a high-speed crash in which her car was sent into the wall at speed, went airborne and finally skidded down the track on its roof.

18 Jun 2009: Panther trio hope for transferable skills in Iowa

Last year, Dan Wheldon won in Iowa for his old team while his new team, Panther, won the Indy Lights race with a driver who has since left. This year the team hopes to assemble those elements into a winning combination for its trio of English racers.

31 May 2009: Indy Lights: Mann takes her first top 10 finish

Mario Romancini led the Indy Lights Milwaukee race from flag to flag, taking a debut victory over a thinned-down field that has lost 11 cars since the season opener eight weeks ago.

23 May 2009: Indy Lights: Last-minute Howard grabs fourth in thriller

Jay Howard made the most of a last-minute call-up for the Indy Lights Firestone Freedom 100 to take a careful fourth place in a race of wheel-to-wheel action and high attrition.

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.

26 Apr 2009: Indy Lights: Plowman makes hay in Kansas crashfest

A combination of a fast oval, a field full of rookies and the aftermath of a nearby tornado strike meant the Indy Lights Kansas Lottery 100 turned into an endless round of high-speed crashes.

 
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