QUALIFYING FOR THE VERIZON P1 AWARD NOTES: · This is Will Power’s second Verizon P1 Award of 2013. He also won the Verizon P1 Award at St. Petersburg It is 31st pole of his Indy car career, tying him with Dario Franchitti and Sebastien Bourdais for seventh on the all-time list. · Marco Andretti qualified [...]
Tony Kanaan made history on Sunday afternoon, as he was the first racer to cross the finish line at the 97th Indianapolis 500. Kanaan took the lead in the 197th lap after Dario Franchitti, who was seeking the fourth Indy 500 win of his career, hit the wall. Show More Summary
The Indianapolis 500 is one of the premier races in the United States and Sunday’s showdown is guaranteed to be must-see TV—but I’ ve got you covered if you’re planning to watch online instead. Dario Franchitti enters the 97th Indy 500...Show More Summary
When the 97th Indianapolis 500 begins just after noon today, Dario Franchitti will be fighting for his fourth win in what is often called the "greatest spectacle in racing." Victory would put him in the company of the sport's legends. Only A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears and Al Unser Sr. have won the big race four times.
On Sunday, at this year’s Indianapolis 500, two three-time Indy winners will line up at the Brickyard: Helio Castroneves, who last won in 2009, and Dario Franchitti, who has won two of the last three Indy races. The race hasn’t seen two three-time winners since 1987; only Rick Mears, A.J. Show More Summary
The 2013 Indianapolis 500 will get underway on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in what will be the 97th running of the world-renowned race. Defending champion Dario Franchitti has made the trip to Victory Lane three times in this prestigious IndyCar showcase, but other than last year's triumph, has struggled recently. Show More Summary
Before settling in for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 race, check out a featurette from the upcoming animated movie "Turbo," which follows a snail who dreams of competing in it.
Dario Franchitti won last year's Indy 500. What chance does he have to repeat as champion for the Indy 500 in 2013? Franchitti already faces an uphill battle. He qualified 17th, meaning he will start the race from the middle of the pack. Show More Summary
Racing is a dangerous business, and it can turn deadly. Canadian driver Greg Moore was an exceptional open-wheel driver who died far too soon, in 1999 at age 24. A friend and colleage of such notables as Dario Franchitti, Moore appeared headed for a career of racing stardom before dying in a wreck in the 1999 season finale. Show More Summary
Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Ken Jeong and Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti discuss this DreamWorks Animation comedy. [...]
We spent time with Helio Castroneves and Dario Franchitti, two of the most winning drivers ever to grace the road. They’re close friends whose constant ribbing about everything from paying off attorneys by selling a Ferrari to the merits of tasseled loafers and tube socks belies their savagery on the track.
IZOD INDYCAR SERIES POST-QUALIFYING NOTES: This is Dario Franchitti’s first pole of 2013 and the 30th pole of his Indy car career. His last pole came at Toronto in 2012. It is the first time he has earned the pole at Long Beach. He started from pole last year after the pole winner suffered an engine [...]
Three-time Indycar Series title winner Dario Franchitti will start from pole position for the third race of the season at Long Beach on Sunday afternoon. The Ganassi driver entered the weekend last in the points standings following a...Show More Summary
Dario Franchitti has already overtaken Bobby Rahal and Gordon Johncock on the all-time Indy car victory list. Before the end of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season, he will pass them for most career starts, too. The April 21 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will mark Franchitti’s 250th Indy car start – a fact [...]
Asked by a reporter about having a target on his back Ryan Hunter-Reay jokes that he now knows what it’s like to be Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti. Achievements are only as valuable as the vision they inspire. Ryan Hunter-Reay has it mentally tattooed entering the 19-race IZOD IndyCar Series season – six months after [...]
Former Who Do You Think You Are? guest star, Ashley Judd, 44, may be going through a divorce with Scottish born husband and NASCAR driver Dario Franchitti but you wouldn’t know it to look at her. She was a picture of health and happiness as she wowed on the red carpet for the Olympus Has [...]
Eat your heart out Dario Franchitti! Ashley Judd looked sexy and svelte on the red carpet Monday night and it looks like the newly single actress could be on… READ ON
This week’s announcement that Ashley Judd and husband Dario Franchitti called it quits after 11 years of marriage had one surprising effect: Proof, claimed some pundits, that the 44-year-old actress is preparing a 2014 race against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Read full article >>
Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti recently announced their divorce, much to the disappointment of legions of devoted fans. Some are wondering if Ashley’s political aspirations led to the separation, while others are unsure as to whether the Who Do You Think You Are? star will want to launch an election campaign in the midst of a [...]
News that Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti, her race car driver husband of 11 years, are divorcing has only fueled speculation over her possible U.S. Senate bid. While conventional wisdom would suggest that a sad personal matter might...Show More Summary