ALEX ZANARDI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Zanardi feted by Ganassi at Indy

Alex Zanardi received a hero's welcome at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the famed racetrack where he has never turned a single lap. The beloved Italian was greeted warmly wherever he went Friday after he was feted by former team owner Chip Ganassi, who presented Zanardi with the car called ''Old Midnight'' that Zanardi was driving in 1996 when he made a legendary...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Zanardi wins gold at Paralympics

He may have won gold and provided one of the lasting images of the games, but the end of the London Paralympics will be bittersweet for Alex Zanardi. The former Formula One driver, who lost his legs in a horrific race car crash in 2001, became a champion on the road again this week. He was competing in handcycling, a sport in which the bike is powered by the arms. But it's...
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Paralympics bring bittersweet end for Zanardi

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press He may have won gold and provided one of the lasting images of the games, but the end of the London Paralympics will be bittersweet for Alex Zanardi. The former Formula One driver, who lost his legs in a horrific race car crash in 2001, became a champion on the road again this week. He was competing in handcycling, a sport...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Zanardi wins gold in 16K handcycling

Former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi of Italy has won the gold medal in the 16-kilometer (10-mile) handcycling time trial at the 2012 London Paralympics. The two-time CART champion who lost both legs in 2001 race car crash in Germany posted a time of 24 minutes, 50.22 seconds. German Norbert Mossandl took silver with a time of 25 minutes, 17.40 seconds. Beijing gold medal winner...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Alex Zanardi wins Handcycle Division at NYC Marathon

Alex Zanardi is an inspiration. The former open-wheel driver, who lost his legs in a vicious crash in 2001, won the handcycle division at the New York City Marathon on Sunday with a time of 1:13.58. From Yahoo! Eurosport: Since retiring from international racing at the end of 2009, Zanardi has worked hard on hand cycling - and has competed in many international events as well...
Via From the Marbles
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

INDYCAR: Zanardi Wins Class At New York Marathon

Four years after his first attempt to win the Handcycle class at the New York Marathon, two-time CART champion Alex Zanardi finally claimed victory on Sunday.
Via Speed Network
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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