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IRL Detroit: Title rivals in controversial clash

A controversial collision between title rivals Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti overshadowed Tony Kanaan’s win in the IRL race at Michigan.
Dixon was knocked into a spin by a slowing Buddy Rice on the penultimate lap and appeared to deliberately steer his car into Franchitti’s.
Franchitti managed to limp home sixth to take a three point lead [...]

IRL Kentucky: Deja vu for Kanaan and Franchitti

The IRL race at Kentucky had a lot in common with the last round at Michigan - Tony Kanaan won, and Dario Franchitti had a huge shunt.
Kanaan’s victory from pole position means the Brazilian has a realistic shot at the title with three rounds remaining. He beat Scott Dixon across the line by 1.7s - [...]

IRL Richmond: Dominant Dario doubles up

Dario Franchitti held the Richmond round in a stranglehold for the start. He led all bar nine laps at the short oval to win the second race in a week and stretch his championship advantage.
It was a far more low-key race after the dramas of the Iowa encounter last week. But the Penske drivers were [...]

IRL Texas: Hornish survives carnage

Sam Hornish escaped an enormous pile-up at the Texas Motor Speedway - and clung on to win from the resurgent Andretti-Green cars of Tony Kanaan, Danica Patrick and Dario Franchitti.
Franchitti, winner of the Indianapolis 500 two weeks ago, maintains his lead in the Indy Car series.
His closest rivals, Team Ganassi drivers Dan Wheldon and Scott [...]

IRL Milwaukee: Kanaan profits from Penske’s problems

Tony Kanaan won the Milwaukee 225 after both Penske cars suffered dramatic rear wing failures late in the race.
Helio Castroneves was leading with less than 25 laps to go when his rear wing collapsed, throwing him into the wall. Then team mate Sam Hornish slowed as his wing bent out of position, though he was [...]

IRL Kansas: Dominant Dan wins again

The Chip Ganassi team’s form is ominous for their rivals ahead of next month’s Indianapolis 500.
Dan Wheldon dominated the Kansas 300 and Scott Dixon would surely have made it a Ganassi one-two but for a careless pit lane infraction.
Hacing started fourth Wheldon immediately made his way to the front. He sliced past both Penskes in [...]

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