INDIANAPOLIS — Takuma Sato of Japan wins the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. The Japanese driver who wrecked on the final lap while dueling Dario Franchitti for the lead in 2012 held off Helio Castroneves over the final laps. He gave Andretti Autosport its second consecutive victory and third in the last […]
FROM RACER.COM Hours after winning the pole for the 101st Indianapolis 500, Scott Dixon and three-time 500 winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell on West 16th Street near Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Hours after throwing down an average speed of 232.164mph, Dixon, Franchitti and Dixon’s wife Emma were in the [...]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTTV) – Hours after winning the pole position in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500, IndyCar driver Scott Dixon and former Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell on West 16th Street, which is about a half mile from the track. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
A late-evening trip to Taco Bell after Scott Dixon’s Indianapolis 500 pole win Sunday allegedly didn’t go as planned. According to Fox 59 in Indianapolis, Dixon and former teammate and IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in the drive-through at a Taco Bell in Speedway, Indiana, at approximately 10 p.m. Show More Summary
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in a pretty rough neighborhood. Don't believe me? Ask Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti. Hours after Dixon claimed the pole position for the 101st Indianapolis 500 with a speed of 232.164 mph, he and Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint in the drive-thru lane of a Taco Bell. The incident occurred at about 10:00 pm...
Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon and fellow former race winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in a Taco Bell drive-through lane. A police report that the robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday at the fast-food restaurant less than a mile from the Indianapolis...
The two and Dixon's wife were held up at gunpoint for their possessions
Scott Dixon was making late-night food run for a group of drivers when the robbery occurred. Just hours after winning the Indianapolis 500 pole, Scott Dixon, his wife, and former Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at...Show More Summary
According to Indianapolis metro police, two teenagers have been arrested.
IndyCar drivers Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint at an Indianapolis Taco Bell Sunday night, and two teenagers are under arrest... according to Indy police. Franchitti and Dixon were at the restaurants drive-thru -- only a…
WOKING, England, May 5 (Reuters) - The Indianapolis 500 is the tightest of tightropes but Fernando Alonso will take the dangers in his stride when he makes his debut this month, according to three-times winner Dario Franchitti.
Dr. Steve Olvey and Dario Franchitti take a look at concussion in racing from the perspective of the driver and the doctor…
Dario Franchitti will act as Grand Marshal at this year's 24 Hours of Daytona, a race he won in 2008.
At the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Presented By Rolex, classic cars are the stars of the show, but that doesn’t mean other stars don’t come out to see them. This past Sunday, for example, Clint Eastwood, Dario Franchitti, Bobby Rahal, Sir Jackie Stewart, David Hobbs, Adam Carolla and Edsel Ford [...]
Scotland's four-times IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti tells the BBC that his first concussion sustained in a racing crash 16 years ago changed his personality "permanently".
Four of the six contenders advanced to the final fast six round of qualifying. He was usually Honda’s lead driver, and if his win after a non-penalty in the pack race at Auto Club Speedway is partially owed to luck, his popular hometown triumph at Mid-Ohio was totally deserved. Justin Wilson’s death meant the motor
INDYCAR PRESS RELEASE ? LEXINGTON, Ohio — Dario Franchitti turned to Gil de Ferran and, appropriately during breakfast, said that their longtime shared Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course lap record was toast. Franchitti set the qualifying lap record of 1 minute, 05.347 seconds on Aug. 13, 1999, and de Ferran matched it 364 days later. After [...]
Until today the long-standing lap record at Mid-Ohio was 1:05.347, set identically by Gil de Ferran in 1999 and Dario Franchitti in 2000. That record was broken today by Scott Dixon. Several times, in fact. Read more...
Dario Franchitti returned to the wheel of a single-seater as he tested the Formula E car in Moscow.
In the lead-up to the 2015 Indianapolis 500, Dario Franchitti, Tony Kanaan, and Scott Dixon decided to prank young racecar driver Sage Karam by turning his Chevrolet Camaro into the Karamo. Continue reading Franchitti, Kanaan, and Dixon...Show More Summary