Articles tagged Tony Cicale

Page 88 of April 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, April 2014

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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Junior showtime

Al Unser Jnr's arrival at Penske has been nothing short of startling. But are some of the other teams perhaps making life a little easy? Al Unser Jnr is having a year that already ranks among the greatest in the history of IndyCar racing. With nearly half a season still ahead of him, Unser has a very real chance of surpassing the record of national championship wins in a year – 10 – held jointly...

Page 32 of October 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, October 1995

Dodging the bullets

IndyCar racing dodged a high calibre bullet when Jacques Villeneuve clinched the PPG title outright at Laguna Seca. Although Damon Hill's next teammate earned enough points to win the championship by mid-August, IndyCar's failure to resolve Penske Racing's appeal of its Portland disqualification meant that Al Unser Jnr could have won the title if he finished on the podium at Laguna Seca, if...

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Newman/Haas: the final scene?

It’s been a long-running and heroic story, but the ‘Williams of IndyCar’ has taken its last bow, leaving a gap in US pitlanes The sad news came on December 1, 2011 that Newman/Haas Racing would not compete in IndyCar in 2012. Like Williams in Formula 1, Newman/Haas in 2011 was a pale shadow of its glory days when it set the standard that all Indycar teams wanted to match – including Team Penske...

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"There was something great about those cars"

The revised Can-Am series of the late 1970s had it all – mighty cars, classic tracks and star drivers. But it wasn’t enough to save it from the threat of CART By Gordon Kirby Born amid apathy and ignorance, it flourished briefly but then died from a lack of interest. The ‘new era’ Can-Am lasted only 10 years from 1977-86 and came to life because America’s road racing track owners were desperate...

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