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  1. Motorsports: IndyCar gets underway with GrandPrix in St. PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Wave

    ... won four times in 2017 and is position to become the first repeat champion for Roger Penske since 2000-01 when Gil de Ferran won the CART titles. However, his main competition figures to come from Scott Dixon, whose 41 career Indy car wins is fourth ...


  2. Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing GlanceRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... championship in his debut with Penske. The American is looking to become its first repeat champion since Gil de Ferran won CART championships in 2000 and 2001. ...Four-time series champion Scott Dixon has 41 career wins, but none of them were at St. ...


  3. Gene Haas clarifies position on American driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 |

    ... not feel there is anyone currently ready to step in drew criticism from the likes of Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran and ex-F1 champion Mario Andretti. Addressing Steiner's comments and the reaction, Haas said: "Gunther was asked about having ...


  4. Haas F1 boss wrong about American drivers - de FerranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 |

    Indianapolis 500 winner and two-time Champ Car champion Gil de Ferran says Haas team principal Gunther Steiner's claims that there are currently no American drivers ready to step up to Formula 1 are not "a fair point". Haas has made no secret of its desire to run an American driver in F1 in the future, yet Steiner says it is not an immediate priority.


  5. IndyCar: Matheus Leist joins Tony Kanaan to form Team Brazil at AJ Foyt RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | USA Today

    Team President Larry Foyt confirmed Thursday that former Team Carlin Indy Lights driver Matheus Leist will pair up with fellow Brazilian Tony Kanaan for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. "This is a special moment in my career and I'm so grateful for the things that are happening," the 2017 Freedom 100 winner said.


  6. De Ferran on Castroneves: "He's an IndyCar great, no question"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 |

    Gil de Ferran was teammates with Helio Castroneves for four years. As Helio switches to a fulltime IMSA sportscar ride, Gil tells David Malsher what made his compatriot so strong in an open-wheel racecar.


  7. IndyCar returns to Oregon in change to 2018 schedule - Thu, 12 Oct 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... owner Hulman & Company, said in a statement Thursday. The 1997 race became memorable when Mark Blundell passed Gil de Ferran - who celebrated too early - for a photo-finish victory. It was the first win for PacWest Racing. Currently active IndyCar ...


  8. De Ferran: "I'd love to work with Alonso at Indy again"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 |

    Gil de Ferran, who worked as driver coach for Fernando Alonso in the Spaniard's first shot at the Indianapolis 500, said he would jump at the chance to work with the two-time Formula 1 World Champion again. De Ferran, a two time Indy car series champion and the 2003 Indy 500 winner, worked with the McLaren-Andretti Autosport Honda joint force at IMS last May, as Alonso skipped the Monaco Grand Prix and chose to race in the Indianapolis 500.


  9. New IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden compares Penske to the YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | AutoWeek

    ... Championship" in his first season with the team. The others are Rick Mears in 1979, Al Unser, Jr. in 1994 and Gil de Ferran in 2000. "I knew when I came here it was going to be good," Newgarden said Monday in San Francisco. "You don't know how it is ...


  10. Pagenaud wins IndyCar finale, Newgarden takes titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Indy car history. Newgarden joins the likes of Tom Sneva, Rick Mears, Al Unser, Danny Sullivan, Al Unser, Jr., Gil de Ferran, Sam Hornish, Jr., Will Power and Pagenaud as Team Penske drivers to win an Indy car title. "I've had so many great drivers, ...


  11. Castroneves, IndyCar back at Gateway with a hot points raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Rome News

    ... is back at the track in Madison for the first time since 2003, when Castroneves held off Tony Kanaan and Gil de Ferran for the win - the last 1-2-3 Brazilian sweep in the series. There is a new owner in former open-wheel driver Curtis Francois, who ...


  12. Indy 500: Alonso can win race, says Gil de FerranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | BBC News

    Coverage: Final practice online only, qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary - including the Indy 500 from 17:00 BST on Sunday - leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app.


  13. Indy 500 pole sitter Dixon wary of Alonso threatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    ... Rossi, who last year became the race's ninth rookie winner. Alonso's driver coach is 2003 Indy 500 winner Gil de Ferran, who is famous for his analytical approach to racing, which Dixon feels in another element that makes the 35-year-old Spaniard a ...


  14. Alonso one of the best ever, says de FerranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 |

    Fernando Alonso's driver coach, 2003 Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran, has described the Spaniard as "one of the best racers" he has ever seen. The 49-year-old believes Alonso is as well-prepared as any rookie driver could be to perform well on debut in the race.


  15. Fernando Alonso: Indy 500 'horrible laps' await McLaren driverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | BBC News

    Fernando Alonso is preparing for what he has been told will be the most nerve-wracking laps of his career in qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. "Gil De Ferran [coach] told me the four laps in qualifying will be the most horrible I've ever done because the car is very on the limit," Alonso said.


  16. Alonso preparing for "most horrible laps" of his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 |

    Fernando Alonso says that he plans to concentrate on learning about oval qualifying setups tomorrow - and has been warned by driver coach Gil de Ferran that they will be the worst he's ever experienced. Honda Andretti driver completing 96 laps with a best lap of 225.619mph, compared to pacesetter Jay Howard's 226.744mph.