In 2011, INDYCAR sanctioning body was already in test mode with the new Dallara DW12 chassis that would house the powerplants for 2012. It is our seventh moment of the year so was the outcome as expected?
By Eric Mauk: Luckily for television viewers in the U.S., Franchitti used his sudden bank of free time to join the broadcast team and provide some valuable insight to Saturday’s Iowa Corn Indy 250.
For the first time the series uses heat races to determine starting grid.
By Eric Mauk: Dario Franchitti jumped into tonight’s final heat for tomorrow’s Iowa Indy Car 250 on his last lap of practice, but he didn’t wait nearly as long in the heat race
Chevrolet dominated this afternoon’s final IZOD Indy Car Series practice at Iowa Speedway, meaning that six of the first eight spots on tomorrow night’s starting grid will be filled by the Bowtie Brigade.
Nancy Knapp Schilke
IMS Press Release
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Allan Brewer, IndyCar Correspondent