Articles tagged Dale Coyne

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Lunch With... Paul Tracy

This ever-determined, hard-charging Indycar driver didn’t always mind his Ps and Qs but invariably gave his all in the cockpit Writer Simon Taylor | Photographer Michael McNamara These days your average professional racing driver tends to be slight and slender. He is unfailingly polite to team personnel, to sponsors and to rivals, and speaks to the media in unexceptional sound-bites while a PR...

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Mike Conway

A British driver who is picking his own path through American racing and sports cars At the end of last year the outlook was pretty bleak for Mike Conway. Before the final round of the IndyCar season at Fontana he announced that he was no longer comfortable driving on ovals and while fans and insiders alike understood his decision, the consensus seemed to be that his American single-seater career...

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Fresh US talent eying Indy and F1

It’s been great to see some promising young American open-wheel talent emerge over the last few years. Alex Rossi, 18, won the 2008 Formula BMW Americas title and the BMW World Final, and was the top Formula Masters rookie in the past season. Josef Newgarden, 18, (right) finished a fighting second in the 2009 British Formula Ford series, winning nine races, while Team USA candidate Connor De...

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Stateside, CART Championship review

The right stuff! Indycar racing witnessed a clear shift in its delicate balance of power in 1988, although its turbocharged formula continued to provide more competitive racing than Formula One could a new Penske chassis took over from March or Lola as the thing to have, while Ilmor's Chevrolet V8 finally ousted Cosworth's DFX as the dominant powerplant — a combination of circumstances which...

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Bobby Rahal

Racing lifeThe IRL plays away This month I’d like to look ahead to the new Indycar season which starts in mid-March with a new race in São Paulo, at least that’s the plan – I hear there’s still a lot of work to do. But those races in Brazil are always a little different. We’re coming off the back of a great season in 2009 but I think 2010 will be more difficult, financially anyway. Surprisingly,...

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Saving The Best For Last

Honours well spread and a nail-biting finale for the IndyCar season, by David Phillips Did the 1996 PPG IndyCar World Series produce a champion, or simply a man who had accumulated more points than his rivals at the season's end? Whatever, it was set for a dramatic Laguna Seca finale thanks to a sequence of events at Vancouver which saw Michael Andretti score a dominant victory, Al Unser Jnr...

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The Motor Sport Month - Indycar News

Tracy racing with another PenskeFormer Champ Car title winner Paul Tracy is renewing his links with Penske, the team with which he made his name in CART. The 42-year-old has signed a five-race IndyCar Series deal with Dragon Racing, which is run by Jay Penske, son of Roger. Tracy, who contested three IndyCar races last year, made his debut for the team at Long Beach in April, finishing 16th....

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Mike Conway

A British driver who is picking his own path through American racing and sports cars At the end of last year the outlook was pretty bleak for Mike Conway. Before the final round of the IndyCar season at Fontana he announced that he was no longer comfortable driving on ovals and while fans and insiders alike understood his decision, the consensus seemed to be that his American single-seater career...

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Brave new world

Be careful what you wish for," goes the saying, "because your wish might come true." Never have truer words been spoken when it comes to IndyCar racing. For more than a decade the PPG IndyCar World Series was one of auto racing's best kept secrets. The competition was close and spectacular, the drivers were skilled and accessible; and the politics, though byzantine and often bitter, seldom had an...

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Room for hope?

While NASCAR's arrival at Indianapolis has captured public imagination and the headlines IndyCar racing's future has quietly been taking shape The last five months have not been kind to Tony George and the Indiana polis Motor Speedway. Widely criticised for being a party to the rules that led to the dullest Indy 500 in years, George was quite naturally at the epicentre of the controversy...

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