Tag Archive: Will Power

Apr 14

Starts, stops on streets: Conway a surprise winner

Multi-car pile-up triggered by the front-runner

Mike Conway - photo Alex Gallardo The door was open for Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe, who were running 1-2 (the way they started the 80-lap race), to battle for the victory in the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Until Lap 56. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Power prevails in opener; wins third race in a row

He has registered 22 victories now in 122 Indy car starts

Will Power - photo - IndyCar Media

Will Power made a statement in the Verizon IndyCar Series opening race that will resound throughout the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Dixon’s final-lap effort grabs Verizon P1 Award

He recorded the fastest lap of the weekend in Group 1

2013-07-13_0145Competitors in the Firestone Fast Six for the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT had a combined 50 IZOD IndyCar Series pole starts — all by Scott Dixon (19) and Will Power (31) — which made the veteran drivers targets for four others seeking the notoriety. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

The Verizon P1 Award firmly in Franchitti’s hands (+results, UPDATED)

 Incident ends qualifying early for AlexTagliani and Barracuda Racing

Dario Franchitti  - photo © IndyCar SeriesDario Franchitti has something to say to those who have advanced supposition about his results early in this 19-race season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

INDYCAR: Top 10 drivers of 2011

Ranking the Top 10 Indy drivers for 2011? Piece of cake. Just copy the final point standings, right? Hell no
Will Power - Dario Franchitti 2011IZOD - IndyCar seriesHell 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Championship win ‘sinking in’ for Dario

Dario Franchitti won his fourth IZOD IndyCar Series Championship in 2011, but it was overshadowed by tragedy at Las Vegas

Dario Franchitti 2011-08-12 IZOD - IndyCar seriesOnly 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Wickens receives BRDC Bruce McLaren Award

Canadian collects trophy in London from Sir Stirling Moss

Robert Wickens was presented with the British Racing Drivers Club ‘Bruce McLaren Award’ in a ceremony on Monday, 5th December, with the Canadian being recognized for his championship success this season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Oct 23

Irish luck triumphs at Armor All Gold Coast 600 (+result)

 Tagliani and co-driver Reynolds in 11th place

Mark Winterbottom Mark Winterbottom - Richard LyonsMark Winterbottom and Irish international co-driver, Richard Lyons have tapped into the ‘Luck of the Irish’ to win on the final day of the 2011 Armor All Gold Coast 600. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Championships & more controversy for GC600 drivers

The Armor All Gold Coast 600 will run from October 21-23

2011-09-17In 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.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Sep 05

Will Power settting up nicely for Gold Coast celebration

Powering on

Armor All Gold Coast 600 international driver Will Power has taken the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix IZOD IndyCar Series race and has ensured a grandstand finish to the Championship the week prior to the Gold Coast event – October 21-23.

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Aug 17

Gold Coast 600 internationals rev up world motorsport!

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.

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Aug 14

Hunter-Reay prevails in starts, stops in New Hampshire (+result)

The finish order was set based on the lap 215 running order under caution in  IZOD IndyCar Series race

Ryan Hunter-Reay  victory Loudon 2011-08-14NHMS LogoRyan Hunter-Reay was the race leader when moisture on the racing surface at New Hampshire Motor Speedway brought out the yellow flag. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Bump and run to Edmonton

Will Power’s acute frustration has been downgraded from boiling to simmering

Will Power - Dario Franchitti 2011-07-21Edmonton Indy logoStill, the Team Penske driver isn’t about to forgive and forget the incident in the Honda Indy Toronto less than two weeks ago involving IZOD IndyCar Series championship points leader Dario Franchitti. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Sato, Patrick start 1-2 in Iowa Corn Indy 250 (+result)

 Tagliani will start from 15th place on the grid in Iowa 

Takuma Sato 2011-06-25IZOD - IndyCar seriesTakuma Sato and Danica Patrick will start on the front row of tonight’s Izod IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway. The interesting thing is, Sato isn’t necessarily the surprise. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Tagliani wins the pole at Indianapolis

The first Canadian to win the pole at the Indianapolis 500

Alex Tagliani - Indianapolis 500 poleAlex Tagliani - Indianapolis 500Alex 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. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Power plays strategy to second Brazil win (+result)

 Takuma Sato came up 10 minutes short of potentially claiming his first IZOD IndyCar Series victory
 Tagliani in 19th place

Will Power victory Sao PauloWill Power 2011-04-10Will 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). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Power secures Penske’s 200th all-time pole (+grid)

Tagliani far behind in 20th position

Will Power Pole Sao PauloSao Paulo IndyCarRyan Hunter-Reay elicited a collective chuckle from the international media contingent when he congratulated Will Power for securing the PEAK Performance Pole Award for the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Conway comes all the way back in Long Beach Indy race (+result)

Alex Tagliani finishes 5th

Mike Conway Long Beach victoryIZOD - IndyCar seriesMike Conway had led one IZOD IndyCar Series race prior to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach — the 2010 Indianapolis 500 — and we all know how that turned out.

Flagworld’s Bill Brennan photo album from Long Beach

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Apr 15

Team Penske, Hunter-Reay pace 27-car field, Alex Tagliani fifth (+result)

Pointing out the closeness of lap times throughout the field isn’t news to Ryan Hunter-Reay

Ryan Hunter-Reay 2IZOD - IndyCar series‘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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Hinchcliffe impresses again in IndyCar

Canadian remains fastest rookie in pre-season wrap
James Hinchcliffe 2011-03-15James HinchcliffeWhile Canadian James Hinchcliffe has yet to conclude a deal to compete in the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series, the rookie once again impressed in the final day of pre-season testing on Tuesday at Barber Motorsports Park.  Read the rest of this entry »

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