Dario Franchitti

Dario Franchitti (b 18 May 1973 in Bathgate, West Lothian) is a Scottish racing driver of Italian descent. He formerly competed in the CART series before switching to the IndyCar Series where he was 2007 champion, and won the rain-shortened 2007 Indianapolis 500. He also competed in the American Le Mans Series for Andretti Green Racing with his brother Marino and former IndyCar Series teammate Bryan Herta. Franchitti drives the #40 Chip Ganassi Racing Fastenal Dodge full time in the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.