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Franchitti, Bourdais not apportioning blame for Pocono wreck

Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti has avoided blaming Takuma Sato for the Lap 1 five-car shunt at Pocono Raceway that saw his current protégé and rookie Felix Rosenqvist flicked up into the fence, while Dale Coyne Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais has endorsed Franchitti’s view.

Franchitti to make racing return in Goodwood Revival

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti will return to racing for the first time since his career-ending 2013 accident at next month’s Goodwood Revival.

Franchitti excited by prospect of Rosenqvist in IndyCar

Chip Ganassi Racing’s driver advisor Dario Franchitti says he’s excited by the prospect of Felix Rosenqvist on the team next year, but has also defended the departed Ed Jones who endured a difficult 2018 season.

Massa’s IndyCar safety debate escalates on Twitter

Former F1 star Felipe Massa’s criticism of IndyCar safety levels racing on ovals has prompted an escalation of opposition from current and former drivers in America's premier open-wheel class.

Why does a watch lure the world’s best drivers to Daytona?

The Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona always kicks off the international motorsport season in style – but there's an extra incentive for drivers to scoop a victory there...

Opinion: Gauging the changing perceptions of Formula E

Formula E is nearly three seasons old, and in that time the all-electric series has gone from being seen as a quirky oddity in the motorsport world to a serious, well-respected championship, writes Sam Smith.

What Sato learned from his famous defeat in the 2012 Indy 500

Takuma Sato gives his side of the story about the classic final lap of the 96th Indy 500 when he tried to snatch victory from Dario Franchitti.

Dixon, Franchitti robbed at gunpoint at Taco Bell

Around four hours after winning pole position for the 101st Indianapolis 500, Scott Dixon, along with three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti, was robbed at gunpoint.

Franchitti says Alonso Indy 500 victory bid will be “difficult”

Three-time Indy 500 winner and four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti says Fernando Alonso’s inexperience at IMS is most likely to show itself if there’s a restart in the closing stages of the 101st running of the 500.

Franchitti, McLaren elected to Hall of Fame at IMS Museum

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti and legendary constructor and driver Bruce McLaren have been voted into the Auto Racing Hall of Fame by an esteemed panel of journalists, participants and historians.

Franchitti, McLaren, Cheever on Hall of Fame ballot

Dario Franchitti, Bruce McLaren and Eddie Cheever are on the ballot sheet for 2017’s potential inductees for the Auto Racing Hall of Fame at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.

Franchitti had 2015 Porsche LMP1 deal in place

Dario Franchitti says he had an LMP1 Le Mans 24 Hours drive with Porsche lined up for 2015, before his career-ending IndyCar accident.

Franchitti says concussions changed his personality

Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti has admitted that his personality changed permanently following his shunt at Homestead in 2000 – and changed again in 2013.

Franchitti says Earnhardt Jr. made right call over concussion

IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti, whose career was brought to a halt after a huge shunt in 2013, says Dale Earnhardt Jr. is smart to skip NASCAR Sprint Cup races due to “concussion-like symptoms”.

Penske and Andretti lead tributes to Chip Ganassi

Roger Penske, Mario Andretti and Jeff Gordon are among the list of stars who have paid tribute to Chip Ganassi on the eve of his Motorsports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Franchitti on Chilton crash: "He doesn't know what the limit feels like"

Chip Ganassi Racing team advisor Dario Franchitti isn't placing blame on rookie Max Chilton for his accident this past weekend.

Honda's IndyCar aero kit dilemma

Just one event into 2015 and it appears that Chevrolet has a clear edge over their Honda rivals.

No Bull, Brennan Poole hopes to be the "mane" attraction

ARCA standout will make his NXS debut for HScott Motorspots with Chip Ganassi this weekend.

Dario Franchitti talks current state of IndyCar, his future in motorsport

Welcome to the second part of my interview with Dario Franchitti. Today's topic is IndyCar.

Another aspiring racer, another dream

Crowdfunding is becoming a popular way racers are trying to pave his own way in the cutthroat world of auto racing.

Dario Franchitti talks Formula E: "Everything is heading in that direction"

In Part 1 of's two-part interview with Dario Franchitti, we discussed the FIA Formula E championship.

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announces 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona lineup

Team’s INDYCAR and NASCAR stars join Scott Pruett and Joey Hand at Rolex 24 at Daytona

NTT Data joins Kanaan for 2015 IndyCar season

NTT was the main backer for Ryan Briscoe in 2014.

Greg Moore ... A champion on and off the race track

Although today is a national holiday in 'Halloween,' let's also take a moment to remember a fallen racer, taken well before his time.