Posts Tagged ‘Team Penske’
Ryan Briscoe enters the weekend in third place in the championship standings, a mere eight points behind leader Scott Dixon. Ryan has had a spectacular second half of the season and, in my opinion, should be considered the favorite to leave Miami with the title in hand.
Dario Franchitti comes to Homestead in second place in the championship, five points behind Scott Dixon and as the least talked about member of the triumvirate with an opportunity to win the championship.
Scott Dixon enters the season finale with a five-point lead over Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Dario Franchitti and an eight-point lead over Team Penske driver Ryan Briscoe. His job is simple — win the race.
Since I’m stuck for 6+ hours at the Seattle airport, I’ve got plenty of time to jot down some thoughts on what we’ve seen in the IndyCar season so far. I haven’t reviewed anything, so whatever comes to mind are those events that really stick out.
You know what take mega-juevos? When you see someone strapped into a car that is ablaze and you run straight for it to help out in any way possible. What’s even more gutsy and impressive is when that person in that car is your competition, someone you set out to beat week after week after week.