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Ashley Judd on estranged husband Dario Franchitti: 'He'll always be my loved one'

Ashley Judd on estranged husband Dario Franchitti: 'He'll always be my loved one'

March 23 (UPI) -- Ashley Judd hints at reconciliation with estranged husband Dario Franchitti.
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Franchitti retires from racing

Franchitti retires from racing

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti announced his retirement from racing Thursday, seven weeks after an accident that almost took his life.
Dario Franchitti announces retirement month after crash

Dario Franchitti announces retirement month after crash

Nov. 14 (UPI) --Doctors told Dario Franchitti that his injuries were too severe for him to continue his racing career.
Kate Stanton
Ashley Judd and injured Dario Franchitti reconcile, report says

Ashley Judd and injured Dario Franchitti reconcile, report says

HOUSTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Ashley Judd reconciled with her estranged husband, Dario Franchitti, after the race car driver was injured this month in Houston, UsMagazine.com said Monday.

IndyCar's Dario Franchitti recovering after ankle surgery

HOUSTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti is recovering in a Houston hospital after surgery for a broken ankle sustained during a weekend crash, his team said Monday.

IndyCar's Dario Franchitti sustains spinal fracture in Houston crash

HOUSTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Four-time IndyCar Series champ Dario Franchitti suffered multiple injuries and 13 fans were hurt Sunday in a spectacular crash at the Grand Prix of Houston.

Scott Dixon takes points lead at crash-marred Houston IndyCar race

HOUSTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Will Power notched his second win of the season and Scott Dixon grabbed the IndyCar points lead Sunday in the crash-marred Grand Prix of Houston Race 2.

Will Power wins Sonoma IndyCar event after Scott Dixon penalized

SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Will Power grabbed the lead after a controversial penalty on Scott Dixon Sunday and held on to claim an IndyCar Series event at Sonoma Raceway.

Charlie Kimball takes first IndyCar victory at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Charlie Kimball nailed down his first career IndyCar victory Sunday, posting a 5.5-second win over Simon Pagenaud at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Scott Dixon completes Toronto IndyCar doubleheader sweep

TORONTO, July 14 (UPI) -- Pole-sitter Scott Dixon led for 81 of 85 laps Sunday, cruising to his second in victory in two days in taking both ends of an IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto.

Scott Dixon bests Sebastien Bourdais for Toronto IndyCar victory

TORONTO, July 13 (UPI) -- Scott Dixon outpaced Sebastien Bourdais in a two-lap sprint to the finish Saturday, claiming the first race of a weekend IndyCar double-header in Toronto.

Franchitti wins pole for first of two Toronto IndyCar races

TORONTO, July 12 (UPI) -- Dario Franchitti captured the pole Friday for the first of two IndyCar races that will be held this weekend on a street course in Toronto.

Scott Dixon wins Pocono IndyCar race in big day for Gnassi Racing

LONG POND, Pa., July 7 (UPI) -- Scott Dixon seized the lead with 28 laps remaining and held off Chip Gnassi Racing teammate Charlie Kimball to win Sunday's IndyCar event at Ponono Raceway.

Will Power wins pole for Texas IndyCar race

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7 (UPI) -- Will Power rocketed around the Texas Motor Speedway for a two-lap average of 219.182 miles per hour Friday, giving him the pole for the Firestone 550.

Simon Pagenaud wins at Belle Isle Park for 1st IndyCar title

DETROIT, June 2 (UPI) -- Simon Pagenaud claimed his first IndyCar victory Sunday in the second of two weekend races at Belle Isle Park in Detroit.
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Dario Franchitti
Dario Franchitti celebrates winning the Indianapolis 500 in victory circle at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, on May 30, 2010., in Indianapolis, In. UPI /Mark Cowan
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IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 Winner

George Dario Marino Franchitti (born 19 May 1973) is a Scottish racing driver of Italian descent. He formerly competed in the CART series before switching to the IndyCar Series where he was 2007 champion, and won the rain-shortened 2007 Indianapolis 500. Franchitti is also a former NASCAR driver for Chip Ganassi Racing, competing until mid-2008 when his team shut down. Franchitti returned to the IndyCar Series for the 2009 season, driving the #10 Target Honda/Dallara for Target Chip Ganassi Racing. He is the current, three-time IndyCar Series champion after claiming a third title in 2010 in addition to his 2007 and 2009 titles. On May 30, 2010, he won his second Indianapolis 500 race.

He also competed in the American Le Mans Series for Andretti Green Racing with his brother Marino and former IndyCar Series teammate Bryan Herta. He won the 2007 BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year award. Franchitti was born in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland.

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