Around this time two years ago, Haas Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was preparing for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Within moments of the race start, he had crashed and crashed hard. But just as it seemed as if it was all about to end, America called.
A heady mix of a highly regarded and expensive, yet struggling driver, alongside the availability of a cache of youthful exuberance may be about to give McLaren a headache – albeit a good one, on the surface. But are the options available as refined or as speedy as the incumbent? “We ultimately just weren’t quick … Continue reading “Daniel Ricciardo, Tangled Webs, and the McLaren Conundrum”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rosberg triumphs at Monaco; Kanaan takes Indy; Dempsey grabs astonishing Lights victory”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Hunter-Reay and Munoz win at Barber; Vandoorne and da Costa earn FR3.5 success”
“Meanwhile, at the weekend; Vettel takes controversial GP in Malaysia”
Returning to the famed Milwaukee Mile, Chip Ganassi's Dario Franchitti surged to his third victory of the IndyCar season to draw him level on points with Penske's Will Power.
No one saw Dan Wheldon coming; especially not his former team Panther Racing and rookie pilot JR Hildebrand. When the Hildebrand drew through the final turns in the lead of the 2011 Indianapolis 500, how exactly did Wheldon still manage to win it - or more precisely, how was the race lost? Admittedly, it probably … Continue reading 2011 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Rd 5, May 29th)
Without doubt, Bump Day for the Indianapolis 500 is one of the greatest day's in the motor racing calendar.
In what turned out to be a frantic and constantly surprising Pole Day, Alex Tagliani scored an emotional top spot for next week's Indianapolis 500.
While today's IndyCar Grand Prix on the streets of Sao Paulo was certainly an interesting race, my enjoyment of the race was once again marred somewhat by the rules of the sport.
Will Power secured his fourth consecutive pole position and Roger Penske's 200th pole as an owner at the street circuit in Sao Paulo yesterday.
Under blistering Californian sun, Mike Conway scored the first victory of his IndyCar career on the famous streets of Long Beach.
Will Power took his first IndyCar win of the 2011 season and also the points lead following a dominant display at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
Will Power notched up the sixteenth pole of his IndyCar career on Saturday at leafy Barber Motorsports Park.
A commanding performance by Dario Franchitti was more than enough to give the Chip Ganassi pilot victory in the IndyCar season opener in St Petersburg.
Helio Castroneves nudged Penske teammate, Will Power, off the top of the testing time sheets on the second and final day at Barber Motorsports Park, Alabama.
Will Power topped the first day of testing earlier this week at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
When INDYCAR CEO Randy Bernard confirmed the final date of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar on Tuesday, no one expected the teaser that came with it.
Dario Franchitti What is left to say about Dario Franchitti? A third title and a second Indy 500 win added much to the reputation of the popular Scot. Despite trailing Will Power for the length of the season, a steady string of podiums, including wins at Mid-Ohio and Chicagoland were enough to overhaul the Penske … Continue reading 2010 IZOD IndyCar Season Review
This afternoon saw a day of change at Andretti-Autosport, as he final piece of their Championship winning team was quietly cut adrift.