IRL: Behind the Barriers, Friday in Texas

IRL: Behind the Barriers, Friday in Texas

Behind the Barriers Notes and Quotes from the Bombardier 500 Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas - June 6, 2003 Alex Barron, who finished sixth driving for Mo Nunn Racing in the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500, continues to work with...

Behind the Barriers
Notes and Quotes from the Bombardier 500
Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas - June 6, 2003

Alex Barron, who finished sixth driving for Mo Nunn Racing in the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500, continues to work with the organization. Barron was in a suite high above the front straight today, working as the spotter for Tora Takagi.

Tomas Scheckter gets the key for his new Cirrus plane after taking the pole.
Photo by Anne Proffit.
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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Shawna Robinson received a special treat on Wednesday when she rode shotgun with Davey Hamilton aboard the Indy Racing League two-seater. Fort Worth, Texas Mayor Mike Moncrief also took a ride with Hamilton.

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Airton Dare remains in stable condition in Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas after undergoing successful surgery on his broken right arm and broken right leg. Dare is expected to be transported to Indianapolis on Sunday.

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Tomas Scheckter was presented with the keys to a Cirrus SR-22 airplane as his reward for taking his fourth career pole position. The 22 year-old South African will enjoy a one year lease to the plane. "I can't believe I have an airplane," said Scheckter. "I wanted to sleep on it last night."

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tomas Scheckter , Shawna Robinson , Davey Hamilton , Airton Daré , Alex Barron , Mo Nunn