What it takes to conquer America

What it takes to conquer America

How does a British driver move to the land of stars, stripes and ovals and make it big? SCOTT MITCHELL spoke to Dario Franchitti about the challenges facing ex-F1 pilot Max Chilton in 2016

"My career in IndyCar will probably be more short-term as I have other things I want to do. I'd like to do really well for four or five years and build up enough profile to do what I want."

If Dario Franchitti had done what Chip Ganassi Racing's newest charge Max Chilton is loosely targeting, the career of Britain's greatest American single-seater driver would look very different.

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