“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel wins the Bahrain GP; Leimer and Bird take GP2 glory; Sato takes first IndyCar win; Munoz triumphs at Long Beach; Cammish makes it six from six at Donington”

"Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel wins the Bahrain GP; Leimer and Bird take GP2 glory; Sato takes first IndyCar win; Munoz triumphs at Long Beach”

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)

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 Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio (Round 12)

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is not a circuit that often brings the best out of the IndyCar Series. It is a sports car course after all. Over the last thirty years, a number of the races run at the track have been less than spectacular and while Round 12 of the 2010 IndyCar Series will … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio (Round 12)

2010 IndyCar Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio (Round 12, Qualifying)

At times, you wonder why other drivers bother going for pole position anymore - especially when it's a road or street circuit and Will Power is sitting patiently in his Penske. Yet on Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, there was an inclining that the Aussie might finally have been rumbled - the 29-year-old … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio (Round 12, Qualifying)

Interview: JR Hildebrand (Dreyer & Reinbold, IndyCar)

This weekend 2009 IndyLights Champion, JR Hildebrand finally gets to make his IndyCar début at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. The 22-year-old is the next in line to replace the injured Mike Conway - who is expecting a return in a few weeks at Sonoma; a role that has also … Continue reading Interview: JR Hildebrand (Dreyer & Reinbold, IndyCar)

John Andretti at the 2010 Indy 500

Word was released earlier on today that NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, John Andretti is to drive a fifth Andretti Autosport car at this year's Indianapolis 500. There were also rumours that the seat could go to either JR Hildebrand or Franck Montagny pending sponsorship, but it appears the cousin of team boss Michael Andretti has … Continue reading John Andretti at the 2010 Indy 500

Interview: JR Hildebrand (2009 Indy Lights Champion)

I often find interviews (and the organising thereof) to be rather frustrating at times. Some potential interviewees don't have the time; some have PA's that restrict a line of questions so severely that render interviews dull and irrelevant; a majority just don't even respond. And then there are those that are happy to give you … Continue reading Interview: JR Hildebrand (2009 Indy Lights Champion)