Frankly Franchitti: On winning, racing and rivals

Frankly Franchitti: On winning, racing and rivals

Four-time IndyCar champion and three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti looks back on unparalleled success with Mark Glendenning – and rates a few of his main rivals, past and present

For IndyCar fans with short memories, it's unchartered territory. To hear Dario Franchitti speak of it, it's a well-worn path, albeit one that the Scot hasn't had to tread for several years. But however you look at it, the basic fact remains the same.

As the IndyCar season enters its final races, the permutations required to deliver Franchitti a fifth championship (and fourth on the trot) become ever more obtuse. Mathematically, Franchitti could still be champion this year. Realistically, he probably won't be.

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