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Dario Franchitti

Dario  Franchitti, driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi car races down the straight away during the Shell And Pennzoil Grand Prix Of Houston Race #2 at Reliant Park on October 6, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Franchitti Thanks Fans For Support After Houston Wreck

Dario Franchitti will remain in Houston for the next few days as he recovers from a frightening crash at the last lap of the Houston grand prix over the weekend.

10/07/2013

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 06: Dario Franchitti of Scotland, driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Dallara drives the IZOD IndyCar Series Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix Of Houston Race #2 at Reliant Park on October 6, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

13 Fans & Race Car Driver Hurt At The Grand Prix Of Houston

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti fractured two vertebrae and broke his right ankle when his car went airborne into a fence Sunday on the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston.

10/06/2013

Firestone Twin 275s

Franchitti ‘Not Comfortable’ On High Oval Tracks

Indianapolis 500 champion Dario Franchitti says he’s still “not very comfortable” racing on a high-banked oval, like that coming with at the Texas Motor Speedway on June 9.

05/30/2012

Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images

IndyCar Drivers Insist They Will Race In Texas

Several IndyCar drivers dismissed any notion of boycotting the Texas Motor Speedway, and said the entire issue has been blown out of proportion.

03/06/2012

Will Power of Australia, driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara Honda, winner of race two and Dario Franchitti of Scotland, driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda, winner of race one, celebrate in victory lane following the IZOD IndyCar Series Firestone Twin 275s at Texas Motor Speedway. (credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Franchitti Wins Indy Race, Losses Ground On Power

Dario Franchitti should have been able to really celebrate winning for the first time in Texas. Instead, he lost ground in IndyCar Series points by losing a lottery that could wind up costing him another championship.

06/12/2011

FORT WORTH, TX - JUNE 08: Race fans arrive at Texas Motor Speedway on June 8, 2011 ahead of the historic Firestone Twin 275s IndyCar Series races in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for TMS)

Franchitti Wins First Of Dual IndyCar Texas Races

Dario Franchitti held off teammate Scott Dixon in a 10-lap shootout Saturday night to win the first of two races at Texas in the first doubleheader in major open-wheel racing in 30 years.

06/11/2011