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With financial support from Scott Tucker and Level 5, Ryan Chalmers is chasing another dream: to push his racing chair from Los Angeles to New York City in 71 days with the goal of building awareness
Scott Dixon averaged 202.031 mph and won the pole for Saturday's Indy Japan 300 in Motegi. Dixon's run at the Twin Ring Motegi gave him his first IndyCar Series pole of the season, and he earned a bonus point in his quest to defend his series title. It's definitely all-out for me, the New Zealander said.
Ryan Briscoe nipped Scott Dixon Sunday to win the IRL Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 at the Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The Team Penske driver, the race's pole winner, battled back from 10th place before battling Dixon side-by-side for the lead in the final 10 laps. His margin of victory, 0.0077 seconds, was the fourth closest finish in IndyCar history. I didn't know I had won it, Briscoe said shortly after his third victory this season and fifth in his IRL career.
Ryan Briscoe won the pole Friday for Saturday's running of the IndyCar Series Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil 300. Briscoe, the series points leader with three races to go, ran a four-lap average of 215.364 mph around around the 1.5-mile Chicagoland Speedway oval. He earned a point for winning the pole,
Dario Franchitti led all the way Sunday in California's Grand Prix of Sonoma, winning his fourth IndyCar Series race of the year. Franchitti avoided a seven-car pileup on the first lap en route to a 0.25-second win over Ryan Briscoe. Track position was critical today, said Franchitti, who started on the pole.
Scott Dixon easily won Sunday's Honda Indy 200 in Lexington, Ohio, and established an IRL record with his 20th career victory. Dixon, driving his Dallara Honda, passed Justin Wilson at the race's mid-point, benefited from a quick pit stop, and was dominant late on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Wilson trailed Dixon by six seconds but ran out of fuel while coasting for his final stop along pit road. Dixon overcame Sam Hornish Jr.
Ryan Briscoe nipped Ed Carpenter in one of the closest finishes in IndyCar Series history Saturday to win the Meijer Indy 300 at Sparta, Ky. Briscoe and Carpenter were side-by-side while competing for the lead during the final 20 laps.
Will Power won Sunday's IRL Rexall Edmonton Indy auto race at Edmonton, Alberta. Power started from the pole position, led 90 of the race's 95 laps and relinquished the lead only when he stopped on pit road. His dominance made him a first-time winner on the IndyCar circuit. Power, driving the No.
Dario Franchitti won Sunday's IRL Honda Indy Toronto auto race after avoiding a series of late-race crashes. He captured the race on the streets of the Ontario capital despite a problem with his left-rear tire during his first stop. Later, the Chip Ganassi Racing driver would benefit when Graham Rahal was involved in an incident just when Franchitti entered pit road before a caution flag. I guess we timed it right with strategy, Franchitti, the 2007 series champion, said following his third...