Tag: Ryan Briscoe
IndyCar: Briscoe wins in Texas as de Silvestro escapes fire
Just six days after Mike Conway’s terrifying Indianapolis 500 crash the IndyCar Series dodged another bullet at the Texas Motor Speedway when popular rookie Simona de Silvestro was dragged unharmed from her burning car after hitting the wall at more than 200mph.
IndyCar: Alex Lloyd leads challenge against the Penske/Ganassi steamroller
IndyCar’s two dominant teams, Penske and Ganassi, grabbed the top positions in qualifying for the Firestone 550K at the Texas Motor Speedway, with Britain’s Alex Lloyd leading the challenge for the rest of the field in sixth.Tagged as: Alex Lloyd, Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, IndyCar Series, Jay Howard, Justin Wilson, Mike Conway, Ryan Briscoe
It’s all happening in America this weekend
A quiet weekend in European racing allows attention to switch to the other side of the Atlantic – where no fewer than four open-wheel series all have their final races.Categorised under: Archive, Atlantic Championship, Firestone Indy Lights, IndyCar Series, Star Mazda Championship
IRL: Briscoe wins another Chicago thriller
Ryan Briscoe took a big step towards the IndyCar championship by winning pole position, the race and the bonus for leading the most laps at the Chicagoland Speedway – but the result was anything but the one-sided affair those statistics suggest.
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: 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: 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.
IRL: Justin Wilson wins for Dale Coyne at Watkins Glen
Justin Wilson held off the big names of Ganassi Racing and Team Penske to score a dominant victory at Watkins Glen, handing team boss Dale Coyne his first triumph in 25 years of top flight racing.