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Dario Franchitti to Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

Retired, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will be this year’s celebrity pace car driver, which will air live on ABC on May 25th. While Franchitti drove a Honda-powered car during his last nine Indy 500 appearances, his pace car will be an all-black Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. Franchitti confirmed his role in the role this morning on Good Morning America, …

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Dario Franchitti: Judd And Franchitti To Reconcile?

According to actress Ashley Judd, love never did run smooth for her and her estranged husband, Dario Franchitti. Judd states, it is a complicated relationship — but complicated isn’t necessarily bad. Speaking about the state of their marriage in the April issue of Ladies’ Home Journal, Judd says they’re still very much each other’s family. “He’ll always be my loved …

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Ashley Judd Talks Split With Husband

It’s been almost a year that Ashley Judd announced her separation from her race car driving hubby Dario Franchitti, but it’s clear the two are still close friends. And by the way it sounds, it’s possible they’re just taking a break, instead of getting an actual divorce. In an interview with Ladies Home Journal, the 45 year old said what …

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Dario Franchitti Replaced by Alex Tagliani in Finale

Scottish IndyCar Series driver Dario Franchitti has had quite a week. In an abrupt turn of events, Franchitti went from the race track at Houston’s Reliant Park to Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center. Now, he’s being replaced by Alex Tagliani in the upcoming IndyCar season finale. Target Chip Ganassi announced on Wednesday that veteran IndyCar driver, Alex Tagliani would replace …

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Ashley Judd Comforts Husband After Horrific Crash Despite Separation

Ashley Judd and her husband, Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti, may have announced their separation earlier this year, but that didn’t stop her from running to his side in the hospital after a horrific crash on Sunday during the Grand Prix in Houston. Franchitti went airborne during the race and hit a fence, leading to a broken ankle, a concussion, …

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Dario Franchitti Hospitalized in Houston Race

An airborne crash during an Indy car race in Houston has left 13 spectators injured and driver Dario Franchitti in fair condition. Franchitti was driving the car that crashed and he is apparently awake and alert at Memorial Hermann hospital where he will be held overnight. Most of the other injured parties were treated at the scene, a few were …

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Ashley Judd Splits From Husband Of 11 Years

Ashley Judd has announced that she and racecar-driver hubby Dario Franchitti are divorcing after eleven years of marriage. The couple married in 2001 and Judd has been a supportive presence during Franchitti’s career, cheering him on at the dangerous races where he made his living. Indeed, the news comes as something of a surprise to Judd’s fans, as there has …

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Ashley Judd Celebrates Husband Dario Franchitti’s Indy Win

Ashley Judd’s husband Dario Franchitti won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, making it the third time the talented driver has seen the checkered flag wave as he crossed the finish line. Of course, Judd, who is easily Franchitti’s biggest fan, knew her spouse would come out on top. Before the race began, Judd reportedly whispered in her husband’s ear, “I’ll …

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