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Alex Tagliani will take the role of super-sub next weekend for the injured Dario Franchitti at Auto Club Speedway as he will assume the driver role for the #10 Target car.
“As a driver you never want an opportunity like this to come under these circumstances, but I’m up for the challenge and looking forward to working with my friend Scott and the whole Target team. I’m thinking of Dario as everyone else is, and wishing him a quick recovery. This team has a championship on the line and I’m ready to step in and help them win it.” -Alex Tagliani
Tagliani lost his ride with Bryan Herta Autosport after the Toronto Doubleheader this season and finished out the Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series season driving the #61 Ferrari GT car with Jeff Segal, where he scored a pole in his first run out at Kansas Speedway.
On a hot night of changing track conditions in last season’s MavTV 500 season finale, Tagliani started in 16th and quickly climbed his way into the top ten and in the waning stages o...
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Alex Tagliani will replace three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti in the Oct. 19 season-ending IndyCar race at Fontana.
Franchitti remains hospitalized with two fractured vertebrae, a broken ankle and a concussion suffered in a last-lap accident Sunday at the Grand Prix of Houston.
Tagliani will drive the No. 10 Honda for Target Chip Ganassi Racing at Auto Club Speedway...
In January, IndyCar racer Dario Franchitti and actress Ashley Judd announced they were splitting after 11 years of marriage . But with the couple having yet to file divorce papers, rumors have swirled as to whether they were reconsidering.
After Sunday's horrific crash in Houston that hospitalized Franchitti, we may have a better idea.
Thank you for the prayers for @dariofranchitti...
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti was released
from a Houston hospital Thursday, four days after fracturing his
spine and breaking his right ankle in an IndyCar Series crash.
For this being the first time I’ve ever been to a street race, let alone covering one, I didn’t really know what to expect. After the fact now, it was a weekend to remember, for both good and bad reasons.
The hustled preparation of the track maybe to blame for the turn 1 bump that scrambled the schedule on Friday. While most street circuits take weeks to build, this one took...