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  1. Will Power takes big step to IndyCar title with Wisconsin win

    John Oreovicz

    Will Power left no doubt he has gained the skills necessary to win on an oval, taking home the trophy Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile. Next up? Two races to seal the IndyCar title, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Media tour mania returns to Charlotte

    John Oreovicz

    NASCAR cranks up the publicity machine for next week's media tour in Greater Charlotte. Some of the top storylines? JJ's quest for seven, the return of the 3 and Danica's sophomore challenge.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014
  3. IndyCar - Technical challenge on tap in Alabama

    John Oreovicz

    The IZOD IndyCar Series heads to Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama for the second race of the season Sunday with drivers wary of what surprises await on the tight, technical track.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  4. IndyCar - Will Power takes title lead into Baltimore

    John Oreovicz

    There are going to be 11th-hour changes to the Baltimore street course before qualifying Saturday, but that isn't taking away the laser focus of Will Power to close out his first IndyCar Series title.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  5. LeMons - The joy of racing

    John Oreovicz

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- I have a confession to make. It was a privilege to be trackside at Road America Aug. 18, watching Guy Smith and Lucas Luhr put on the closest race in American Le Mans Series history. But the real reason I had journeyed to Wisc...

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  6. American Le Mans Series - Guy Smith wins in amazing finish

    John Oreovicz

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- Sports car fans were treated to perhaps the most thrilling race in the history of the American Le Mans Series Saturday on a picture-perfect day at Road America. Despite starting next to last on the 35-car grid, Dyson Racing's C...

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2012
  7. IndyCar - Ryan Hunter-Reay looking for more at Mid-Ohio

    John Oreovicz

    IndyCar Series point leader Ryan Hunter-Reay figures he needs at least one more win to take the title. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course won't make it easy on him Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  8. Robert Hight is the defending champion, but a host of others are ...

    John Oreovicz

    Robert Hight is the defending champion, John Force has 14 titles under his belt and Ashley Force-Hood is gaining momentum, and that's just one team. Funny Car may be wild in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2010
  9. Dario Franchitti was robbed in the IndyCar Series race at Richmon...

    John Oreovicz

    Some observations following the SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond International Raceway: • Franchitti was robbed: Dario Franchitti came in second to his Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Scott Dixon on Saturday night, but Franchitti ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2009
  10. John Oreovicz: With a new teammate, Scott Dixon faces the same ol...

    John Oreovicz

    Is the seemingly charmed Scott Dixon headed to an IndyCar Series championship for the third time? Continued dominance and the aid of a new teammate (who isn't too shabby in his own right) certainly make him the favorite, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2009
  11. Dixon foils Castroneves' fuel strategy, closes in on second serie...

    John Oreovicz

    Helio Castroneves ran out of fuel Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway, and he's running out of time to challenge Scott Dixon for the 2008 IndyCar Series title, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2008
  12. Kanaan may have Andretti Green team back on an even keel

    John Oreovicz

    Tony Kanaan did more than win a race for Andretti Green Racing on Saturday. Some of his earlier leadership may have been the key to putting the team back on an even keel, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2008
  13. Kanaan last man standing at Richmond slugfest

    John Oreovicz

    Sooner or later, Tony Kanaan was bound to find his way back to Victory Lane. The five-time winner in 2007 did just that Saturday night on the bullring at Richmond, Va., running away from Helio Castroneves to win the SunTrust Indy Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2008
  14. Danica back in the news, but spotlight shifts to Richmond

    John Oreovicz

    Is Danica Patrick getting preferential treatment by IndyCar Series officials? Is she jeopardizing the success -- and safety -- of fellow drivers because of her driving tactics? Some of her competitors think so, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2008
  15. With Dixon and Wheldon hitting the books, Target/Chip Ganassi get...

    John Oreovicz

    It's report-card time in the IndyCar Series. Who's at the head of the class? That's a no-brainer. Professor John Oreovicz writes the boys at Target/Chip Ganassi have been doing their homework and are passing with flying colors.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2008
  16. Dixon won the Indy 500, but not without some challenges from othe...

    John Oreovicz

    Scott Dixon dominated the month of May at Indianapolis and ultimately dominated the Indy 500. But he was challenged on Sunday, and his cool under pressure when others lost theirs was the difference, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2008