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  1. IndyCar - Sebastien Bourdais' return to Victory Lane a feel-good ...

    John Oreovicz

    Sebastien Bourdais could have faded away after leaving American open-wheel racing for a Formula One stint that didn't work out. With an IndyCar win Sunday in Toronto, the four-time Champ Car champ is showing he still has it, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  2. NASCAR - IndyCar - Kurt Busch, Jacques Villeneuve add star power ...

    John Oreovicz

    The Indianapolis 500 received a considerable boost when programs were announced for NASCAR star Kurt Busch and former CART and F1 champ Jacques Villeneuve. How will they fare?

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  3. Indy car -- It was a celebration day for Newman/Haas Racing

    John Oreovicz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- It still seems strange -- not to mention inaccurate -- to talk about Newman/Haas Racing in the past tense. After all, NHR is still in operation at the team's longtime base in Lincolnshire, Ill., with Brian Lisles leading a small cre...

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  4. NHRA - Defending champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. a mainstay in Pro Stoc...

    John Oreovicz

    "Change" is the operative word for the NHRA Pro Stock category in 2014. But there is one constant: It's defending champ Jeg Coughlin Jr., who will be aiming for title No. 6.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  5. Indy cars back in Portland would be a good thing

    John Oreovicz

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Every time I visit my father in Portland, it gets me to thinking that the Indy car circuit should still be stopping here. CART and Champ Car staged Indy car races at Portland International Raceway from 1986 to 2006, and for most o...

    Blog | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  6. IndyCar - Ryan Hunter-Reay undisputed No. 1 - Milwaukee IndyFest

    John Oreovicz

    Ryan Hunter-Reay trails championship leader Helio Castroneves by 16 points. But let's settle this right now: The reigning IndyCar Series champ clearly remains the driver to beat.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  7. IndyCar - Ryan Hunter-Reay likes his chances at the Milwaukee Mil...

    John Oreovicz

    Ryan Hunter-Reay kick-started his 2012 title run with a June victory at the Milwaukee Mile. Will Saturday's stop at the historic oval bring similar success to the reigning IndyCar champ?

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  8. IndyCar - Dario Franchitti trying to get grip on 2012 woes

    John Oreovicz

    What's wrong with Dario Franchitti? If he knew, he would already have fixed it. But while the four-time IndyCar Series champ is off to a slow start, he knows redemption can be just around the next turn.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  9. Newman/Haas Racing withdraws from IndyCar Series

    John Oreovicz

    Newman/Haas Racing, one of most successful teams in the history of Indy car racing, announced its withdrawal from the IndyCar Series on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  10. IndyCar Series - Dan Wheldon rolling the dice in Las Vegas

    John Oreovicz

    While Will Power and Dario Franchitti battle for the Izod IndyCar Series championship in Las Vegas, Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon will be vying for a $5 million payday.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  11. Defending IndyCar Grand Prix of Edmonton winner Will Power is the...

    John Oreovicz

    Controversy continues to surround the cash-strapped IndyCar Grand Prix of Edmonton. But there's no controversy over who's the driver to beat Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  12. IndyCar Series driver Hideki Mutoh could surprise Dario Franchitt...

    John Oreovicz

    Dario Franchitti is 2-for-2 at Iowa Speedway. But an unlikely contender just may threaten the reigning IndyCar champ's stranglehold in the Land of Corn: Hideki Mutoh.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2010
  13. The 2010 IndyCar Series title is Dario Franchitti's to lose

    John Oreovicz

    Reigning IndyCar Series champ Dario Franchitti knows the 2010 title could come down to the final turn of the final lap of the final race. So ... what else is new?

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2010
  14. Can new title sponsor and new leader help Izod IndyCar Series rec...

    John Oreovicz

    Can a new title sponsor and a new leader help the IndyCar Series reclaim the popularity that it enjoyed in the 1980s and '90s? We'll find out soon enough.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  15. From Danica Patrick to the unification of IndyCar and Champ Car t...

    John Oreovicz

    From Danica watch to the unification of two embattled leagues to the ouster of Tony George at Indy, it was a roller-coaster decade in American Open Wheel racing.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  16. The Formula One rumor mill is in high gear with speculation that ...

    John Oreovicz

    The F1 rumor mill is in high gear with speculation that seven-time world champ Michael Schumacher is poised to make a comeback. At age 40. History says it can be done.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009