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#7: Before career-ending crash, Dario Franchitti was on way to becoming Indy 500 royalty

Autoweek - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Dario Franchitti was on his way to becoming an Indy 500 legend before his career ended in Houston during a big wreck. The driver, while retired from racing, returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2014 to drive the pace car for the race.
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Indy rookie Max Chilton takes Franchitti's advice with good humor

Indianapolis Star - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Memo to three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Dario Franchitti: Your protégé, IndyCar Series rookie Max Chilton, does not accept everything you say as gospel.

INDYCAR: Dario Franchitti and Robin Miller on the GP of Indy

Racer - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Send · Print. Decrease Increase TEXT. Three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti recaps the third annual Grand Prix of Indianapolis with RACER's Robin Miller.
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Indy 500 champions call safety measures greatest innovation

Yahoo Sports - ‎3 hours ago‎
''Anyone who has ever hit the SAFER barrier and the concrete barrier has felt the difference,'' added three-time champion Dario Franchitti. ''It's saved a lot of lives and prevented many injuries.'' View gallery. Indy 500 champions call safety measures ...
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Indy 500 champions choose their most memorable moments

Salon - ‎15 hours ago‎
Dario Franchitti did not choose one of his three victories as the most memorable moment, but instead the 2011 victory for Dan Wheldon.
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Chip Ganassi Racing rebounds after rough qualifying weekend

Indianapolis Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
After a less-than-ideal qualifying weekend that saw rookie Max Chilton crash during practice Saturday and Scott Dixon need a last-minute engine replacement Sunday, Chip Ganassi Racing got back on the right track during today's practice at Indianapolis ...
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Highlights from the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500

Newsday - ‎15 hours ago‎
The popular Brazilian overtook Ryan Hunter-Reay on a restart with three laps to go, then led Carlos Munoz and Hunter-Reay across the finish line when Dario Franchitti crashed to bring out the final caution. Marco Andretti finished fourth in yet another ...

The ultimate 33: Autoweek picks a dream grid for the Indy 500

Autoweek - ‎15 hours ago‎
Photo: Autoweek's dream grid Photo 17 17 of 34DARIO FRANCHITTI: Three wins ('07, '10, '12 ) in 10 starts despite not starting a 500 until his 29th birthday.
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Foyt driver Alex Tagliani suffers Indianapolis 500 qualifying crash

autosport.com - ‎May 22, 2016‎
"I will get as many tips as possible from Dario Franchitti on how to get the car up to the front." Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi, the last driver to get bumped out of the 'Fast Nine' on Saturday, was the fastest in the earlier practice session ...

This week in motor sport – Black Jack, Dario and more

Motor Sport (blog) - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Seen by some as the king of the the streets of Monaco, Graham Hill won there for the fifth and final time 47 years ago this week. Hill, wearing an "all-enveloping American crash helmet", didn't put a foot wrong as he crept away from the second-placed ...
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Sage Karam returns to track still coping with trauma of Justin Wilson's death

USA TODAY - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Retired four-time series champ and three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti was assigned to be his mentor and coach. Karam slogged through a tempestuous rookie season.
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Garbage bag nearly trashes Juan Pablo Montoya Indy 500 qualifying run

Indianapolis Star - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Dario Franchitti's final 500 win, in 2012, began in the 16th spot. So, Montoya can be a factor on race day, and Hunter-Reay is among those who knows it.
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"A Dan Wheldon kind of day;" Drivers reminisce about

RGVProud - ‎May 20, 2016‎
"A sunny day here, 100th running, he'd have been loving it," three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Dario Franchitti said. "He'd have been in his element, bouncing along." Few drivers loved the Indy 500, IMS and race fans like Wheldon, and stories about ...

Highlights from the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500

The Elkhart Truth - ‎May 17, 2016‎
FILE - In this May 27, 2007, file photo, Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, gestures after his win in the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind.
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Jack and Allan's Track Walk: Berlin Edition - Formula E

Motorsport.com - ‎May 21, 2016‎
With Allan McNish standing in for Dario Franchitti in Berlin, Jack took to the track with him to get the thoughts of the drivers as they surveyed the track for the first time.

McNish on the mic

Current E - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Three-times winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Allan McNish has joined the Formula E world feed commentary team for this weekend's Berlin race, replacing Dario Franchitti. Since retiring from racing at the end of 2013, McNish has balanced his role as an ...

Assessing risk management one of Max Chilton's goals for May

NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
In working with Ganassi this year and particularly this month, Chilton has access to three-time '500 and four-time series champion Dario Franchitti along with his ace engineer Brandon Fry, who's helped other first-year drivers through the process at IMS.

Commentary: Kyle Moyer's IndyCar career began in Monrovia

Reporter-Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
IndyCar broadcaster Mark Jaynes interviews fellow Monrovia native Kyle Moyer for the series radio network after Moyer made the fuel strategy call that helped Danica Patrick to her only Indy car win at Motegi, Japan, in 2008.

"A Dan Wheldon kind of day;" Drivers reminisce about late racer in new book

WUTR WFXV CNYhomepage - ‎May 20, 2016‎
"A sunny day here, 100th running, he'd have been loving it," three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Dario Franchitti said. "He'd have been in his element, bouncing along." Few drivers loved the Indy 500, IMS and race fans like Wheldon, and stories about ...

Highlights from the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500

Greenwich Time - ‎May 22, 2016‎
FILe - In this May 27, 2012, file photo, Will Power (12), of Australia, drives under Mike Conway, of England, after they made contact in the first turn during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.
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