“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”
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.
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.
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.
Airports can be quite monotonous places. They are often drab and featureless, clean and lacking in personality – an emblem to modern efficiency and business.
Jean-Karl Vernay may well have been declared the 2010 Indy Lights Champion when he fired up on Saturday evening, but the final race of the year belonged to Davey Hamilton Racing's Brandon Wagner in only his fifth race of the season, although not without some tight competition from all sides. Starting from 3rd in the … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13)
Tonight, Londoner Pippa Mann secured her third Indy Lights pole position of the 2010 season. The popular Sam Schmidt driver took the top spot with a two-lap average speed of 186.597 mph ahead of AFS / Andretti-Autosport's Charlie Kimball. Whereas Mann and Kimball grasp of the front row was solid, the pack behind was tantalisingly … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13, Qualifying)
It ended up being a dream weekend for Pippa Mann. Pole position on Friday afternoon was swiftly followed up by a dominant win on Saturday - and I mean dominant. The young lady from London stormed to the chequered flag at Kentucky Motor Speedway, but it wasn't a completely undisturbed run. After the first green … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Kentucky 100 (Round 12)
Sometimes it's a wonder why qualifying is ever run at Chicagoland. Such is the rate of overtaking at the circuit, that a driver can concentrate on perfecting the race set-up and work through the field from there. At the finale of the 2008 IndyCar season, Helio Castroneves climbed from 27th position to win by 0.0033 … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Race of Chicagoland (Round 11)
There are occasions when drivers have no choice but to rise above the elements and conditions to get that little bit extra from the car - an example being Mark Webber when the Red Bull man drove the 2007 Japanese Grand Prix with a stomach bug and famously vomited into his helmet when on the … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Race of Chicagoland (Round 11, Qualifying)
With the seasons road and street courses completed, the 2010 IZOD IndyCar season draws to a close over the following five weeks with four ovals, taking in Kentucky, Japan's Motegi circuit and Homestead in Miami - however the final stretch starts this weekend at Chicagoland Motor Speedway. Chicagoland has in the last few years played … Continue reading Chicagoland’s Last Hurrah?
Every so often, a driver just runs away with a race. From the moment the green flag drops, those "in the zone" will either run off into the distance or simply control the race from the front - today polesitter Martin Plowman was that driver. The Briton led the Firestone Indy Lights Race of Mid-Ohio … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Race of Mid-Ohio (Round 9)
For the first part of the 45 minute qualifying session for IndyLights, Martin Plowman topped the times in his AFS/Andretti Autosport machine, prior to debris bringing out a lengthy yellow flag period. Once the session restarted, Championship challenger James Hinchcliffe jumped to the top of the standings with Stefan Wilson only a few hundredths of … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Race of Mid-Ohio (Round 9, Qualifying)