Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete

Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete

Takuma Sato will start on pole for tomorrow's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the inaugural race in the 2014 IndyCar Series season. Collecting his fourth career IndyCar pole, Sato qualified nearly 0.3 seconds ahead of second place Tony Kanaan, last year's Indianapolis 500 winner. The four-time defending pole-sitter, Will Power, will start P4 behind Andretti Racing's Ryan Hunter-Reay. Read more…

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  1. Sunday 30 March 2014

  2. Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete 00:07

    Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete

    Takuma Sato will start on pole for tomorrow's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the inaugural race in the 2014 IndyCar Series season. Collecting his...

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  3. Friday 13 December 2013

  4. Briscoe reunites with Ganassi for 2014 16:00

    Briscoe reunites with Ganassi for 2014

    Ryan Briscoe will rejoin Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2014 IndyCar season, it was announced on Friday. The 32-year-old Australian, who completed this...

    Indy
  5. Tuesday 20 August 2013

  6. Briscoe given all clear to race at Sonoma 03:00

    Briscoe given all clear to race at Sonoma

    Ryan Briscoe will return to the IndyCar field at this weekend's Grand Prix of Sonoma, the Panther Racing driver having recovered sufficiently from his...

    Indy
  7. Monday 24 June 2013

  8. Briscoe back at Panther for Pocono round 15:55

    Briscoe back at Panther for Pocono round

    Ryan Briscoe will return to the cockpit of the #4 Panther Racing car at Pocono, replacing Oriol Servià who had contested the latest round of the season for...

    Indy
  9. Friday 12 April 2013

  10. Briscoe returns to Ganassi for Indy 500 17:06

    Briscoe returns to Ganassi for Indy 500

    Ryan Briscoe has announced a one-off deal to contest this year's blue-riband Indianapolis 500 event with Target Chip Ganassi Racing, the team which gave him...

    Indy
  11. Monday 28 May 2012

  12. Tough day for F1 drivers in Indy 500 10:50

    Tough day for F1 drivers in Indy 500

    Sunday not only witnessed the Monaco Grand Prix, but a second legendary motorsport event as Indianapolis played host to its 96th edition of the 500....

    Indy
  13. Saturday 11 June 2011

  14. Briscoe leads the way in final Texas practice 08:45

    Briscoe leads the way in final Texas practice

    Ryan Briscoe was the fastest man during final practice at the Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, putting his Penske machine at the top of the order with a...

    Indy
  15. Sunday 22 May 2011

  16. Conway and Hunter-Reay out of Indy 500 23:52

    Conway and Hunter-Reay out of Indy 500

    Britain’s Mike Conway and the United States’ Ryan Hunter-Reay have failed to qualify for next weekend’s Indianapolis 500, having been knocked out of the runn...

    Indy
  17. Saturday 30 April 2011

  18. Briscoe sets early São Paulo pace 14:00

    Briscoe sets early São Paulo pace

    Ryan Briscoe was the fastest man as the IndyCar field took to the São Paulo street circuit for the first time this weekend, setting a time of 1:25.107 in...

    Indy
  19. Saturday 16 April 2011

  20. Briscoe remains fastest in final practice 20:08

    Briscoe remains fastest in final practice

    Ryan Briscoe set the fastest time during the third and final practice session at Long Beach on Saturday, continuing from where he left off 24 hours ago. The...

    Indy
  21. Friday 15 April 2011

  22. Briscoe moves ahead in Practice 2 23:45

    Briscoe moves ahead in Practice 2

    Ryan Briscoe headed a Penske 1-2 during second practice at Long Beach on Friday, with the Australian setting a time of 1:10.740 to finish ahead of his...

    Indy
  23. Sunday 27 March 2011

  24. Briscoe leads warm-up session 16:16

    Briscoe leads warm-up session

    Ryan Briscoe was fastest during the 30 minute warm up session ahead of the season opening IndyCar race in St. Petersburg on Sunday. The Team Penske driver -...

    Indy
  25. Tuesday 7 December 2010

  26. IZOD to back Team Penske 09:19

    IZOD to back Team Penske

    The Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation and Team Penske have entered into a ‘multi-year sponsorship agreement’ for PVH's IZOD brand, title sponsor of the IZOD In...

    Indy
  27. Thursday 21 October 2010

  28. Six Indy drivers thrilled about V8 outing 11:41

    Six Indy drivers thrilled about V8 outing

    No less than six IndyCar Series drivers will be making special guest appearances in Australia’s V8 Supercar touring car championship this weekend, with the n...

    Indy
  29. Friday 27 August 2010

  30. Briscoe nabs Chicagoland pole 20:30

    Briscoe nabs Chicagoland pole

    Ryan Briscoe secured his third consecutive pole position at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday ahead of the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300, the latest...

    Indy
  31. Sunday 6 June 2010

  32. Briscoe takes first win of season in Texas 11:50

    Briscoe takes first win of season in Texas

    Roger Penske, wearing a tan Stetson in Texas Motor Speedway's Victory Circle, hugged Ryan Briscoe about a long and as close as he did in 2008 when the...

    Indy
  33. Saturday 5 June 2010

  34. Briscoe grabs pole position in Texas 13:39

    Briscoe grabs pole position in Texas

    Two years ago, during his first IZOD IndyCar Series season with Team Penske, Ryan Briscoe started and finished third on the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway...

    Indy
  35. Saturday 1 May 2010

  36. Briscoe dominates qualifying in Kansas 12:55

    Briscoe dominates qualifying in Kansas

    A six-month oval respite didn't necessary impact Ryan Briscoe or the No. 6 Team Penske car. Briscoe, who closed the 2009 IZOD IndyCar Series season with a...

    Indy
  37. Thursday 25 February 2010

  38. Briscoe pleased to top first test 10:37

    Briscoe pleased to top first test

    Ryan Briscoe was content to have been quickest in the field as pre-season testing began at the Barber Motorsports Park on Thursday. The Australian Penske...

    Indy
  39. Penske leads the way in Barber test 10:15

    Penske leads the way in Barber test

    It was Ryan Briscoe who set the pace as the IndyCar Series burst into life for the first time in 2010 in the shape of this week's test session at the Barber...

    Indy
  40. Sunday 11 October 2009

  41. 'Pretty frustrating' outcome for Briscoe 00:53

    'Pretty frustrating' outcome for Briscoe

    Ryan Briscoe admitted his frustration after coming out third best from the championship finale in Miami on Saturday. Having been the first man to lead the...

    Indy
  42. Saturday 19 September 2009

  43. Briscoe still confident for Homestead 10:49

    Briscoe still confident for Homestead

    Ryan Briscoe was able to win the 2009 IndyCar championship title this weekend in Japan but in accident in the pits saw him finish the race in 18th. The...

    Indy
  44. Monday 31 August 2009

  45. Briscoe: We've got to keep it together 18:16

    Briscoe: We've got to keep it together

    Ryan Briscoe is confident that the Penske team can retain its points lead and confirm the 2009 title in Miami in October. The Australian took a dramatic...

    Indy
  46. 15:18

    GPUpdate TV: Briscoe beats Dixon by a whisker

    Indy
  47. Sunday 30 August 2009

  48. Briscoe wins Chicago thriller by a whisker 05:00

    Briscoe wins Chicago thriller by a whisker

    Seven thousandths of a second is all there was between Scott Dixon and race winner Ryan Briscoe at the finish in Chicago on Saturday night. The two...

    Indy
  49. Friday 28 August 2009

  50. Briscoe and Penske lockout Chicago front row 23:00

    Briscoe and Penske lockout Chicago front row

    Ryan Briscoe and the Penske team led the way in qualifying for this weekend's round at the Chicagoland Speedway as the Australian scored pole position in...

    Indy
  51. Tuesday 25 August 2009

  52. Penske working on fuel consumption 12:11

    Penske working on fuel consumption

    Ryan Briscoe achieved his goal in Sonoma County by moving into the lead of the Drivers' Championship on Sunday with just three races to go this season....

    Indy
  53. Tuesday 11 August 2009

  54. Briscoe conscious of Ganassi speed 17:11

    Briscoe conscious of Ganassi speed

    Having qualified on pole position, Ryan Briscoe appeared to be well placed for a second consecutive race victory in Mid-Ohio's Lexington round at the...

    Indy
  55. Saturday 8 August 2009

  56. Leader Briscoe on Lexington pole 21:00

    Leader Briscoe on Lexington pole

    Current championship leader Ryan Briscoe has come off the back of his Kentucky Speedway win last weekend to claim pole position for the Mid-Ohio round at...

    Indy
  57. Monday 3 August 2009

  58. 12:59

    GPUpdate TV: Briscoe does it at last

    Indy
  59. Sunday 2 August 2009

  60. Briscoe wins at the Kentucky Speedway 07:04

    Briscoe wins at the Kentucky Speedway

    Team Penske driver Ryan Briscoe has won his fourth race in the Indycar series and his second of the season at the Kentucky Speedway. Briscoe finished just...

    Indy
  61. Sunday 5 July 2009

  62. Briscoe scores pole at Watkins Glen 00:02

    Briscoe scores pole at Watkins Glen

    Ryan Briscoe will start Sunday's race at Watkins Glen from pole position. It is the Australian's second pole position of the season as he managed to keep...

    Indy
  63. Monday 22 June 2009

  64. Briscoe hails 'awesome' car 18:26

    Briscoe hails 'awesome' car

    Despite narrowly missing out on victory for the third consecutive race in Iowa on Sunday, Ryan Briscoe is pleased to have held his championship lead despite...

    Indy
  65. Sunday 21 June 2009

  66. Franchitti wins at Iowa 23:26

    Franchitti wins at Iowa

    Dario Franchitti claimed his second victory of the season at Iowa to move to within three points of Ryan Briscoe's championship lead. Eventually finishing...

    Indy
  67. Iowa qualifying called off 00:59

    Iowa qualifying called off

    The qualifying session for Sunday's race in Iowa has been cancelled due to freak track conditions. After the area experiencing heavy rainfall over Friday...

    Indy
  68. Friday 5 June 2009

  69. Briscoe quickest in Friday practice 23:30

    Briscoe quickest in Friday practice

    Penske's Ryan Briscoe topped the only day session of the Texas weekend on Friday to beat team-mate Helio Castroneves to the top spot in final pracitce. Dan...

    Indy
  70. Sunday 31 May 2009

  71. Briscoe on pole for Milwaukee Mile 00:58

    Briscoe on pole for Milwaukee Mile

    Australia's Ryan Briscoe will be starting from pole position after Saturday's qualifying session for the Milwaukee Mile. Having won the race last season,...

    Indy
  72. Saturday 9 May 2009

  73. Team Penske top 'Fast Friday' practice at Indy 500 00:48

    Team Penske top 'Fast Friday' practice at Indy 500

    Roger Penske could be in line for his record 15th pole at the Indianapolis 500. On the final practice day before Pole Day, Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe and...

    Indy
  74. Monday 6 April 2009

  75. Briscoe thrilled with victory 12:21

    Briscoe thrilled with victory

    Australia's Ryan Briscoe was delighted to be walking away from St. Petersburg having taken victory in the first race of the 2009 season. Starting fourth,...

    Indy
  76. Briscoe wins season-opener for Penske 00:04

    Briscoe wins season-opener for Penske

    Ryan Briscoe has won the opening round of 2009's IndyCar Series for Penske after a dramatic 100 laps of the St. Petersburg road course. The Australian led...

    Indy
  77. Monday 12 December 2005

  78. 06:00

    Briscoe still targets Formula 1

    Ryan Briscoe has been away from Formula 1 for more than a year. The former Toyota test driver tried his luck in America, where he was competing in the IRL...

    F1
  79. Thursday 8 December 2005

  80. 05:00

    No ill-effects for Briscoe on return

    Ryan Briscoe made his return to the cockpit of a Formula 1 car for the first time in a year when he tested for Toyota at Jerez today. The Australian, a...

    F1
  81. Thursday 22 September 2005

  82. 12:15

    Briscoe vows to race again

    Former formula one tester Ryan Briscoe is out of hospital and back on his feet after an horrifying and fiery IndyCar shunt. The 23-year-old Australian, with...

    F1
  83. Friday 21 January 2005

  84. 10:55

    Briscoe doing well in IRL

    Sydney's Ryan Briscoe could not have started a new American open-wheeler career any better. The former F1 tester, and formerly in the running for a Jordan...

    F1
  85. Tuesday 18 January 2005

  86. 10:02

    Briscoe snubbed F1 shot

    Australian driver Ryan Briscoe says he could have driven for Jordan in 2005. But the 23-year-old from Sydney will instead drive a front running Chip Ganassi...

    F1
  87. Friday 31 December 2004

  88. 09:59

    Aussie missed Jordan deadline

    Ryan Briscoe will have to wait at least another year before contemplating a Formula One debut. According to speculation, the Sydney-born driver missed a...

    F1
  89. Tuesday 30 November 2004

  90. 13:40

    Briscoe will not test Jordan

    Sydney-born Formula One hopeful Ryan Briscoe will not, as reported, test a Jordan at Jerez this week. The Toyota-contracted star, who in latter '04 ran for...

    F1
  91. Wednesday 24 November 2004

  92. 10:12

    Briscoe to test Jordan next week

    Australian driver Ryan Briscoe will test a Jordan F1 car at Jerez next week. The 23-year-old Sydneysider, who is under long term contract to Eddie Jordan's...

    F1
  93. Friday 19 November 2004

  94. 09:22

    Briscoe and Jordan

    Jordan and Australian-born F1 hopeful Ryan Briscoe have been on the blower. "I can't tell you much," the Italian-based youngster - under ten-year contract...

    F1
  95. Monday 6 September 2004

  96. 13:15

    Briscoe back at '100 percent'

    Australian F1 hopeful Ryan Briscoe said he's back at '100 percent' after a frightening practice shunt in Spa's Eau Rouge. Toyota's new 'Friday' driver...

    F1
  97. Friday 27 August 2004

  98. 17:32

    Toyota confirm - puncture caused Briscoe smash

    Toyota have confirmed that Ryan Briscoe's crash during practice at Spa on Friday was caused by a tyre puncture. Briscoe crashed as he negotiated the famous...

    F1
  99. 16:11

    Räikkönen leads while Briscoe wipes out at Eau Rouge

    Kimi Räikkönen ended Friday's practice fastest at Spa in Belgium. The Fin finished ahead of Jenson Button and Michael Schumacher. The session was red f...

    F1
  100. Thursday 26 August 2004

  101. 12:00

    Briscoe 'better prepared' for Spa

    Australia's Ryan Briscoe thinks he can step up a gear in his role as 'Friday' driver at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. The 22-year-old did a good job when...

    F1
  102. Friday 13 August 2004

  103. 11:40

    Briscoe won't race with Toyota in 2005

    F1 team Toyota has told new 'Friday' driver Ryan Briscoe he definitely won't feature in the 2005 race line-up, the Australian youngster admitted Thursday....

    F1
  104. Thursday 12 August 2004

  105. 05:00

    Briscoe looking forward to GP debut

    Ryan Briscoe is looking forward to making his Grand Prix weekend debut at Hungary when he slips behind the wheel of the Toyota for Friday practice....

    F1
  106. Friday 6 August 2004

  107. 10:31

    Briscoe 'close' to F1 racing dream

    Ryan Briscoe intends to demonstrate he deserves a full time race role when he shares a grand prix circuit with Michael Schumacher this weekend at Budapest....

    F1
  108. Thursday 29 July 2004

  109. 12:22

    Jordan to sign Toyota testdriver?

    Australia might boast another top driver in Formula One next season if a deal between Toyota and Jordan sees the 2005 season, speculation said on Thursday....

    F1
  110. Saturday 27 March 2004

  111. 05:00

    Toyota happy after extensive four-day test

    Toyota conducted a four-day test this week at Paul Ricard in France. Ricardo Zonta drove the TF104 for all four days while Ryan Briscoe drove the TF103B for...

    F1
  112. Tuesday 23 March 2004

  113. 19:35

    Paul Ricard Day 1: Wurz fastest

    McLaren Mercedes third driver Alex Wurz set the pace on the opening day of testing at the high-tech Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France. The Austrian...

    F1
  114. Saturday 13 March 2004

  115. 03:45

    Toyota testers wrap up Valencia trials

    Toyota test drivers Ricardo Zonta and Ryan Briscoe completed the team's three-day test session this week at the Valencia circuit in Spain. Zonta drove last...

    F1