McLaren’s Jenson Button and Ferrari-man Fernando Alonso showed their flair when they registered the top times during Thursday’s respective practice sessions at Monte Carlo.
Nasr Impresses at the ‘Roar Before the Rolex 24’, but Chevrolet Command
Chevrolet-Corvette’s may have dominated the DP Class at the “Roar Before the 24” practice sessions at Daytona International Speedway last weekend, but it was British Formula 3 champion, Felipe Nasr, who turned heads with a confident display throughout the three-day blitz at the circuit.
Repairing the Damage From Toronto
Following a stellar display at Iowa Speedway two weeks ago, the IZOD IndyCar Series dropped the ball in Toronto yesterday evening.
2011 IndyCar Milwaukee 225 (Rd 7, June 19th)
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.
2011 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Rd 5, May 29th)
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)
2011 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Rd 5, Bump Day, May 22nd)
Without doubt, Bump Day for the Indianapolis 500 is one of the greatest day's in the motor racing calendar.
2011 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Rd 5, Pole Day, May 21st)
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.
2011 Sao Paulo IndyCar 300 (Rd 4, Red Flagged Race, May 1st)
This evening's IndyCar race from Sao Paulo has been postponed until tomorrow due to excessive rain at the circuit and standing water, combined with fading light.
2011 Sao Paulo IndyCar 300 (Rd 4, Qualifying, April 30th)
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.
2011 IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach (Rd 3, April 17th)
Under blistering Californian sun, Mike Conway scored the first victory of his IndyCar career on the famous streets of Long Beach.
2011 IndyCar Honda GP of Alabama (Rd 2, April 10th)
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.
2011 IndyCar Honda GP of Alabama (Rd 2, Qualifying, April 9th)
Will Power notched up the sixteenth pole of his IndyCar career on Saturday at leafy Barber Motorsports Park.
2011 IndyCar Race of St Petersburg (Round 1, March 27th)
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.
IndyCar Pre-Season Testing (Barber Motorsports Park, March 15th)
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.
IndyCar Pre-Season Testing (Barber Motorsports Park, March 14th)
Will Power topped the first day of testing earlier this week at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
Previewing the 2011 Daytona 24 Hours
For many in the world of motor racing, January represents something of a lull period. The silence that follows post-season testing leaves January feeling like a month stripped of any kind of competitive allure. It is a month that also brings us the 24 Hours of Daytona.
2010 IZOD IndyCar Season Review
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
2010 IndyCar Race of Homestead (Round 17)
When Will Power slid out into the grey and scrubbed the turn 4 wall at Homestead-Miami Speedway early Sunday morning, the Australian handed the 2010 IndyCar title to rival Dario Franchitti on a plate. Franchitti needed to grab pole (he did), lead the most laps (he did) and win the race to guarantee the Championship, … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Race of Homestead (Round 17)
2010 IndyCar Homestead 300 (Round 17, Qualifying)
Dario Franchitti took one crucial step to retaining the IZOD IndyCar Series title with pole position at Homestead Motor Speedway. The 37-year-old Scot picked up the top spot with a 2-lap average speed of 213.187 mph, claiming the extra point in the process and leaving him just 11 points shy of Championship leader Will Power. … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Homestead 300 (Round 17, Qualifying)
2010 IndyCar Motegi 300 (Round 16)
And so it is down to the wire. The IndyCar Series ran its 16th race of 17 early this morning (very early in my case) in front of a very healthy crowd and good runs for both title contenders - Will Power (Penske) and Dario Franchitti (Ganassi) - means the Championship will run right to … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Motegi 300 (Round 16)