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Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti plans to donate his brain to science to help medics probe concussions

Scottish Daily Record - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
RACING driver Dario Franchitti has revealed he is to donate his brain to medical research when he dies. The four-time IndyCar champion was forced to retire after suffering a broken back, a fractured right ankle and a concussion in a horrific 200mph ...

Racing driver Dario Franchitti to donate brain to medical researchers

Herald Scotland - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
RACING driver Dario Franchitti is to donate his brain to medical research after escaping death in a 200mph crash, he has revealed.
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Dario Franchitti says NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. made the right choice regarding concussion

Autoweek - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
July 17, 2016. Dario Franchitti says NASCARs Dale Earnhardt Jr made the right choice regarding concussion. Former IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti praised Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s decision to sit out at New Hampshire. Photo by LAT PHOTOGRAPHIG ...

Als Rookie Dario Franchitti einen Mercedes-Prototypen crashte - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
( - Dario Franchitti fuhr Mitte der Neunzigerjahre in der DTM beziehungsweise der ITC. In insgesamt 46 Starts in den Saisons 1995 und 1996 konnte der Schotte zwei Siege mit Mercedes feiern. Kurios: Die DTM-Karriere des heute ...
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Weekend Advance: BARC races at Old Mosport, Target departure blow to IndyCar, Nico and Lewis Show in Germany ...

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The most famous of the Target Chip Ganassi Racing drivers, Dario Franchitti, celebrates after winning the 2011 Honda Indy Toronto.
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IndyCar's longest-running primary team sponsor — Target — to leave series

Indianapolis Star - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
In the annals of motor sports sponsorship, this has been one of the connective. Those red cars of Arie Luyendyk, Jimmy Vasser, Alex Zanardi, Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon, Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan, among others, have become ...
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Interview: Charlie Kimball Looking For 2nd Win At Mid-Ohio

Beyond the Flag - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Kimball drove to Victory Lane at Mid-Ohio in 2013, beating out Simon Pagenaud and Dario Franchitti. We asked him if having won at the track gives him more confidence headed into Sunday's race.

Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

Brandon Sun - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
... list of highlights from Target's run: Jimmy Vasser winning Ganassi's first championship, Alex Zanardi adding another two, Juan Pablo Montoya winning Ganassi's first Indianapolis 500 and domination over the last decade by Dario Franchitti and Scott ...

Dixon's Ganassi team ready to take more risks, Edition: Global - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Simmons, who guided Dario Franchitti to the 2009 and '10 titles, before switching from the #10 to the #9 CGR entry for 2015, insisted: “The championship is attainable.

This date in sports history for Monday, July 25, 2016

Fairfield Daily Republic - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
McMurray won the season-opening Daytona 500 in February, and Ganassi IndyCar series driver Dario Franchitti won the Indy 500 in May.

Weekend preview: Nico right to re-sign with Mercedes; will Jeff Gordon by the Brett Favre of NASCAR; Honda Indy ain ...

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Lee Roy Yarbrough, who was a 1960s NASCAR-and-sometimes-Indy car driver, suffered from dementia prior to his death in a nursing home.
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Will Power: I've calmed down since winning IndyCar championship - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
"I used to look when Dario [Franchitti] beat me in the championship, I think it was three times," said the 35-year-old.

The Toronto IndyCar Track Is So Rough It Nearly Dislocated a Driver's Shoulder - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Courtesy Haas F1. We have another Dario Franchitti situation on our hands. It took far too long for Scotland's three-time Indy 500 winner to be recognized as something other than Italian, and like a baton being passed from one generation to the next ...

Cast of ON YOUR FEET! to Perform at 31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

Broadway World - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
... legend and NBA Hall of Famer Willis Reed, four-time IndyCar Series Champion Dario Franchitti, Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, WNBA, NBA, and FIBA Hall of Fame basketball great Cheryl Miller, and record-setting long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad.
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Will Power rides good luck back into title fight

ESPN - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
That doesn't make the sting any easier for those on the losing end. Dixon uncharacteristically refused to comment after the race, and his former teammate (and four-time IndyCar Series champion) Dario Franchitti knows why. "Judging by the conversation I ...
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NASCAR: Earnhardt Jr. out, Gordon in for Indy

Racer - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss this weekend's Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as well as the following week's race at Pocono, after not being cleared to race due to concussion-like problems that surfaced before the July 9 race at Kentucky ...

Lime Rock racer feels he's ready for great things

Waterbury Republican American - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
He'll be competing for Chip Ganassi Racing, a team that in the biggest racing series in the country has included such accomplished drivers as Alex Zanardi, Juan Pablo Montoya, Dario Franchitti, Bryan Herta, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and Jimmy Vasser.

AP Sportlight

Reading Eagle - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
1908 - John Hayes wins the Olympic marathon in a record of 2 hours, 55 minutes, 18.4 seconds. Italian Dorando Pietri is the first athlete to enter the stadium, but collapses several times before being disqualified when officials help him across the line.
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IndyCar | Lo sponsor Target lascia Ganassi dopo 27 stagioni - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Dario Franchitti Dallara Honda Chip Ganassi Un rapporto proficuo, che ha portato alla vittoria di numerosi trofei nella IndyCar Series. Dall'epoca delle vittorie di Jimmy Vasser ed Alex Zanardi, passando poi per l'era di Juan Pablo Montoya, fino ad ...
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Principal patrocinador deixará Ganassi após 27 anos de parceria na Indy

Istoe - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
... o primeiro campeonato da Ganassi, Alex Zanardi faturou outro dois, Juan Pablo Montoya assegurou o primeiro triunfo da equipe nas 500 Milhas de Indianapolis e a equipe vem dominando a última década com conquistas de Dario Franchitti e Scott Dixon.