Here's A Hip Hop Song About Baked Ziti And Indy Champ Dario Franchitti

I like to eat good. Caesar salad and baked ziti. I still move swift like Dario Franchitti. These are actual lyrics from a song about IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti. » 10/20/14 7:19pm 10/20/14 7:19pm

Dario Franchitti on Jim Clark's 1965 Indy 500-winning Lotus 38 Ford

In 2010, 45 years after Jim Clark drove his Lotus 38 Ford to a dominant win at the 1965 Indy 500, Dario Franchitti got to live out a dream by strapping in and driving his hero's car himself. Dario had just come off a season in which he scored both his second Indy 500 win and the IndyCar title. » 5/25/14 12:48pm 5/25/14 12:48pm

Dario Franchitti Retires From IndyCar Racing After Houston Injuries

Three time Indy 500 champion and four time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti will not race anymore after his crash at the Houston Grand Prix. The risk of future injury is just too high. » 11/14/13 3:07pm 11/14/13 3:07pm

Remember Kyle Larson's Daytona crash in February?

Of course you do. Because it was awful. It was the first thing I thought of when I saw today's sickening Dario Franchitti crash in Houston. Both cars, you see, went into the catch fence and disintegrated. You may not remember what Dario said at the time. But Twitter does: » 10/06/13 8:11pm 10/06/13 8:11pm

Ashley Judd And Dario Franchitti Are Divorcing So We Get To Use This…

Star Indy 500 couple Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti are getting a divorce. Now we get to use this seemingly appropriate but entirely wrong image of milk-drenched euphoria that suddenly appears like sadness. » 1/30/13 9:00am 1/30/13 9:00am

Will Hot Racing Wife And Actress Ashley Judd Attempt A Senate Run?

Hey everybody! Remember how much fun you didn't have during the 2012 elections? Well now that they're over, there are depraved, masochistic individuals out there who are already pondering what none of us want to think about: What's in store for the 2014 elections? Yes, more politics! Get excited! » 11/10/12 4:00pm 11/10/12 4:00pm

Indy 500 Winner Dario Franchitti And His No-Lift Oppo Moment

The last lap of this year's Indy 500 included a serious sphincter-clencher for Dario Franchitti. Takuma Sato attempted a pass in a headwind on turn one, but the 226-mph inside run on the leader was unclean, and the always-courageous Sato took himself out. But the lack of on-screen drama for his rival belied what was… » 6/01/12 5:30pm 6/01/12 5:30pm

Dario Franchitti Drives Jim Clark's Lotus At Indy

To mark next May's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, Road & Track arranged for past winners to take laps at the Brickyard in some historic machinery. Here's Dario Franchitti unleashing the 1965 Lotus of Jim Clark: » 11/23/10 9:00am 11/23/10 9:00am

Mike Conway Survives Insane Indy 500 Crash

The last lap of this year's Indy 500 provided the most excitement when Mike Conway's #24 car collided with an out-of-gas Ryan Hunter-Reay, sending Conway backwards into the catch fence. Here's the terrifying replay. » 5/30/10 7:54pm 5/30/10 7:54pm

Dario Franchitti Loses NASCAR Ride, Contemplates Return To Real Racing

After an unlucky start to the 2008 season, Chip Ganassi Racing is pulling out of NASCAR, meaning Dario Franchitti is out of a job. The Scottish racer — AKA Ashley Judd's husband — was having a miserable season, failing to qualify in Texas and fracturing his leg in a crash two weeks later. His team was equally… » 7/02/08 3:00pm 7/02/08 3:00pm

Dario Franchitti Doesn't Blame Dan Wheldon For This Scary IndyCar Crash…


Dario Franchitti went for what can only be described as a frightening ride flight at Michigan International Speedway yesterday as Franchitti's car got touched hard in the rear by Dan Wheldon on lap 143 of the rain-delayed Firestone Indy 400. We're told Tony Kanaan won the race — but the highlight's got to be… » 8/06/07 8:30am 8/06/07 8:30am

Franchitti Wins Indy 500, er, 415; No Milk for Milka

In the denouement to yesterday's abbreviated Indy 500, it was a rain-drenched, barefoot Ashley Judd providing the glamor an eighth-place Danica Patrick, an ousted Milka Duno and a lurking Gene Simmons could not. Patrick lost a late-race game of pitstop musical chairs, nullifying an earlier reach to second place; Duno… » 5/28/07 10:58am 5/28/07 10:58am