Behind the battlelines: Dallara versus IndyCar's teams
The row over cost-containment in IndyCar has transformed the paddock into a battlefield, with teams on one side and the suppliers, led by Dallara, on the other. While the teams have been vocal, Dallara has stayed quiet – until now.
The interior of the Dallara truck in the IndyCar paddock doesn't look much like the headquarters of a powerful villain - it's light, orderly and welcoming, with a small but potent espresso machine taking pride of place in the back office. Darth Vader never had an espresso machine.
But based on comments from some of the team owners in recent weeks, this white trailer is the Death Star, and its planet-obliterating laser is targeted directly at them. Or, more precisely, their budgets. The Italian constructor has been hailed for hitting all its targets with the DW12 chassis in delivering a car that is both better and cheaper than its predecessor, but those initial savings came with a caveat...
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OPINION: Having been Chip Ganassi Racing's IndyCar focal point for the best part of a decade, Scott Dixon has been so far outgunned by new team-mate Alex Palou in 2021. After finishing behind the Spaniard at his traditional happy hunting ground at Mid-Ohio, Dixon has work to do to assume his traditional position in the team and the standings
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Helio Castroneves’ overwhelming vivaciousness outside the cockpit belies a hardcore racer who knows how to plot his moves – and then recall it all. A day after his fourth Indy 500 win, he explained his tactics
Helio Castroneves joined AJ Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears with the most Indianapolis 500 wins after edging past Alex Palou on the penultimate lap of a thrilling race that validated Michael Shank's faith in the veteran Brazilian - who is discovering that there is life after Penske after all
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