Dario Franchitti will drive pace car for Indianapolis 500 in May

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip In October of last year Dario Franchitti suffered a horrible accident at an Indy Car race in Houston.  Franchitti fractured.. Dario Franchitti will drive pace car for Indianapolis 500 in May
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Dario Franchitti to Drive Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25. It's the eighth time a Camaro has served as the pace car, starting in 1967 - and the 25th time a Chevrolet has paced the race.Franchitti won the Indy 500 in 2007, 2010 and 2012 and he is only the third driver ever to win at least...

Franchitti to drive pace car for Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive the pace car in the 98th running of the Indy 500 in May.
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IndyCar: Dario Franchitti To Drive Pace Car for 2014 Indianapolis 500

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Dario Franchitti’s racing career may be over, but his driving career certainly isn’t done yet. The Scotsman, was chosen by the Verizon IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to drive the pace car in this May’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 (May 25th/12 PM/ABC). Sources have confirmed this move as the three-time Indy 500 champ...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Franchitti planning to keep his hands on racing

Dario Franchitti is beginning to feel better and that the effects of a lingering concussion have improved dramatically over the last three weeks. He's still not going to race. On Thursday, more than after a month announcing his retirement, the four-time IndyCar Series champion finally felt well enough to take questions at Ganassi's race shop in Indianapolis. Doctors instructed...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Doctors tell Franchitti he can no longer race

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti says doctors have told him he can no longer race because of injuries sustained in an IndyCar crash last month. Franchitti fractured his spine, broke his right ankle and suffered a concussion in the Oct. 6 crash at Houston. The crash occurred on the last lap when his car made contact with another car and went sailing into a fence...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Dario Franchitti breaks back in frightening crash

Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti broke his back during a horrific crash at the Grand Prix of Houston. Franchitti’s car went airborne on the final lap of the race. Here’s the video:
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Franchitti, Judd divorcing

IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti and actress Ashley Judd reportedly are getting a divorce after being married for over a decade. 

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January 29, 2013  |  4 Comments

Franchitti weighs in on high banking

Indianapolis 500 champion Dario Franchitti says he's still ''not very comfortable'' racing on a high-banked oval. The Indianapolis 500 was the first IndyCar race on an oval since Dan Wheldon's fatal accident in last season's finale at Las Vegas. But the June 9 race in Texas will be the first on a high-banked track similar to Las Vegas. Franchitti tested...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Franchitti sees greater emphasis on safety

Dario Franchitti says the IndyCar Series is putting a greater emphasis on safety this offseason. The four-time series champ and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner says the crash that killed Dan Wheldon in October has renewed the effort of series officials to make the sport safer, and that he's pleased drivers have been included throughout the discussions. Franchitti, a Scotsman...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

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