Incident ends qualifying early for AlexTagliani and Barracuda Racing
Ranking the Top 10 Indy drivers for 2011? Piece of cake. Just copy the final point standings, right? Hell no
Hell no, you have to look at the complete body of work, practice, qualifying, race day and those intangibles like bad pit calls, racing luck and brain fade. So here’s one opinion in a world of experts, starting from 10th and working down.
Dario Franchitti won his fourth IZOD IndyCar Series Championship in 2011, but it was overshadowed by tragedy at Las Vegas
Only now is the series success sinking in, he says.Going into the final round of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series championship, all the attention had been on the showdown between Dario Franchitti and Will Power for the title.
The Armor All Gold Coast 600 will run from October 21-23
In a champagne weekend for Armor All Gold Coast 600 internationals, Will Power took out the IZOD IndyCar Series Road Course Title with second behind Scott Dixon in Japan, whilst Dirk Muller and Joey Hand have been crowned American Le Mans GT Champions for BMW – building confidence ahead of the Surfers Paradise stoush – October 21-23.
Buildup to the Armor All Gold Coast 600 intensifies.
The gloves will be off around the streets of Surfers Paradise for the Armor All Gold Coast 600 across October 21-23 if weekend performances by three of the race’s international participants – Will Power, Boris Said and Tony Kanaan – are any indication.
The first Canadian to win the pole at the Indianapolis 500
Alex Tagliani, spokesperson for the Grand Prix ICAR of Mirabel, gets it done by winning the Pole at Indy. Alex Tagliani, the official spokesperson of the fourth edition of the Grand Prix ICAR of Mirabel which will be held from Friday June 3rd to Sunday June 5th, had a day that would have made a stone nervous.
Takuma Sato came up 10 minutes short of potentially claiming his first IZOD IndyCar Series victory
Tagliani in 19th place
Will Power, not usually one to pay attention to time, said “obrigado.”Power, the pole sitter and re-start leader of the rain-postponed Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle, came into the pits for a splash of fuel on Lap 36 (the race resumed on Lap 15).
Alex Tagliani finishes 5th
Pointing out the closeness of lap times throughout the field isn’t news to Ryan Hunter-Reay
‘The competition is so tight right now that if you sneeze the wrong way you’re going to be at the back of the pack,” said Hunter-Reay, who’s at the front of the 27-car pack after two rounds of practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
“If I could buy shares in the company I would.” – Bernie Ecclestone
Williams’ Frankfurt floatation is apparently timely, with reports claiming the famous British team has lost 43 per cent of its sponsors. With an event in London on Wednesday, the team launched its 27 per cent stock market float set to begin on March 2.
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