Mario Romancini

I do hate seeing tweets like these.  While Mario Romancini may not have been a star in the IZOD IndyCar Series, the 22-year-old has acquitted himself quite well in the eleven races his drove with Conquest Racing. The young Brazilian was dropped when funding for his seat ran out - for the rest of the … Continue reading Mario Romancini

Meanwhile, Over in Australia…

At the very start of the Gold Coast 600 at Surfers Paradise in Australia, the V8 Supercars race had something of a messy opening involving 1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, 2010 IndyCar Series runner-up Will Power and nearly a dozen other competitors. Villeneuve found himself squeezed in between three other cars entering the opening chicane … Continue reading Meanwhile, Over in Australia…

Building the Future

When thinking of special races in motorsports, events such as the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hour Race spring to mind. Indeed, those three races form what is known as the Triple Crown of Motorsports, with Graham Hill the only driver in the history of motor racing claiming all … Continue reading Building the Future

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)