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Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Barrichello: Oval driving very different to F1

Nineteen years of Formula 1 did not prepare Rubens Barrichello for his first taste of driving an Indycar on a high speed oval. The former Ferrari driver, who switched categories for the 2012 season after losing his Williams race seat, tested at the Texas Motor Speedway on Monday. "It was bloody fast," he is quoted by the Associated Press, "and very, very much different than anything I have ever tried. "I've had places that in Formula 1 that they say 'Oh, it's almost flat and […]

Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Season Preview 2012: IndyCars

A brief look ahead to this year's IndyCar series

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Barrichello to announce Indy future next week

Rubens Barrichello is set to decide next week whether he will switch from Formula 1 to the Indycar series for 2012. F1's longest-serving veteran has been left without a race seat this season, but he recently enjoyed an Indy test with the KV team, in which his close friend Tony Kanaan is involved. "There is a lot going on, we have spoken with many people and there are things to be resolved, including the family aspect," the 39-year-old told radio Bandeirantes on Tuesday. "There is […]

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Indycar boss urges Barrichello to switch

Indycar's boss has admitted he would "love" longest-serving F1 veteran Rubens Barrichello to switch codes for 2012. Having lost his race seat after a record-setting 19 consecutive seasons, the 39-year-old Brazilian is this week testing the 2012 Indycar in Florida, with his close friend and KV team driver Tony Kanaan also in action. Barrichello has previously ruled out racing on dangerous American ovals, citing a promise to his wife Silvana, but now he is not ruling out the switch. "By the time he gets out […]

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2012

Barrichello admits Indycar switch possible

Rubens Barrichello is not yet writing off his Formula 1 career. But the veteran Brazilian, who has lost his Williams race seat on the eve of his 20th consecutive season, has admitted he might emerge on the 2012 Indycar grid. Regarding F1, he told Brazil's Jornal Nacional: "If it happens, it will be a great thing. "If not, I had the feeling for nineteen years. If you're asking 'Do I want it to happen" then I do! Because it was always my life. "So Formula […]

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012

Barrichello to test Indycar next week

America's premier open wheeler Indycar series has emerged as a possible option for Rubens Barrichello in 2012. After 19 consecutive seasons in Formula 1, the 39-year-old veteran has been left without a race seat after Williams signed his Brazilian countryman Bruno Senna. Former Ferrari driver Barrichello, a winner of 11 grands prix, has previously said he will not look to Indycar racing once his F1 career ends. "I think at first I won't look for anything. Perhaps I'll just enjoy my family for a year. […]

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2011

Dan Wheldon (1978-2011)

The motorsport world is mourning the loss of Dan Wheldon, who was fatally injured in the IndyCar finale at Las Vegas. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren Formula 1 driver "This is an extremely sad day. Dan was a racer I'd followed throughout my career, as I often followed in his footsteps as we climbed the motorsport ladder in the UK. He was an extremely talented driver. As a British guy, who not only went over to the States but who twice won the Indy 500, he was […]