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  1. NASCAR - Brad Keselowski gets fast Chase start with Chicagoland S...

    John Oreovicz

    Brad Keselowski may not have had the best car at Chicagoland Speedway, but he made the best move to net the win in the Chase opener.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Chasing a fast start at Chicagoland Speedway

    John Oreovicz

    There's plenty on the line as the Sprint Cup Series unveils its brand-new Chase at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  3. NASCAR - Matt Kenseth weathers the storm at Chicagoland - Chase

    John Oreovicz

    It was a fitting conclusion to a most unusual week in NASCAR -- championship leader Matt Kenseth weathering a six-hour-plus rain delay to win the Chase opener at Chicagoland.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  4. NASCAR - Is Chicagoland a true predictor of Chase success?

    John Oreovicz

    The past two Cup champions kicked off the Chase by winning the playoff opener at Chicagoland. What does that mean to Matt Kenseth and the gang Sunday? Not much.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  5. IndyCar Series drivers are glad to see tracks like Kansas Speedwa...

    John Oreovicz

    High-speed racing in tight quarters is a blast for IndyCar fans. Not so much for the drivers, who are happy to see tracks like Kansas, Chicagoland and Homestead off the 2011 schedule.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  6. Danica Patrick has another down weekend at Chicagoland Speedway

    John Oreovicz

    Danica Patrick was hoping a return to oval tracks would kick-start her IndyCar Series campaign. No such luck at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  7. Owner revolt brewing in the IndyCar Series?

    John Oreovicz

    Updates on a couple of talking points in the Izod IndyCar Series: Team owner revolt? A pair of stories on made it sound like the IndyCar Series was on the brink of a team owner revolt potentially as cataclysmic as the splits that rocke...

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2010
  8. Dario Franchitti reels in Will Power at Chicagoland Speedway

    John Oreovicz

    Funny how one pit stop can change the course of a race -- and possibly a season -- for IndyCar Series championship contenders Dario Franchitti and Will Power.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2010
  9. IndyCar Series points leader Will Power vows to tackle the oval p...

    John Oreovicz

    Race not to lose? That's not in Will Power's mindset. The king of the road course in the IndyCar Series vows to race just as hard in the final four events in unfamiliar territory: on ovals.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  10. Just another racing whirlwind for intrepid John Oreovicz

    John Oreovicz

    Wow! A full weekend of racing for the Oreo man. Last Friday and Saturday were spent at Chicagoland Speedway, where the IndyCar Series delivered up a clean and exciting race with one of those trademark photo finishes the series has become famous for....

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2009
  11. The IndyCar Series title is Ryan Briscoe's to lose

    John Oreovicz

    JOLIET, Ill. -- Ryan Briscoe said last week that he would need to win more races this year if he was to secure his first IndyCar Series championship. He was good to his word. The 27-year-old Australian obviously is peaking at the right time, bec...

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2009
  12. IndyCar Series hits the homestretch as Ryan Briscoe, Dario Franch...

    John Oreovicz

    In each of the past three years, the IndyCar Series championship was decided at Chicagoland Speedway. The 1.5-mile oval, an hour west of The Loop in Joliet, does not host the IndyCar finale this year (that honor, for the first time, goes to Homestead...

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2009
  13. John Oreovicz: Ryan Briscoe's time to shine

    John Oreovicz

    Ryan Briscoe burst onto the IndyCar scene when his car exploded into a fireball at Chicagoland Speedway. Three-plus years later, the sparks are still flying.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2009
  14. IndyCar Series puts on a show at Surfers Paradise

    John Oreovicz

    The 2008 IndyCar Series championship was decided seven weeks ago at Chicagoland Speedway. But that didn't stop the IRL from staging arguably the most exciting open-wheel race the Gold Coast has ever seen, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2008
  15. Dixon parlays close second in race into rousing championship vict...

    John Oreovicz

    Scott Dixon would have liked to get the win at Chicagoland on Sunday, but he'll take the IndyCar Series season title any time. And "any time" may come soon and often the way Dixon ran in 2008, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2008
  16. Castroneves has long road to title after qualifying infraction se...

    John Oreovicz

    Helio Castroneves has been sent to the back of the grid for the IndyCar Series finale at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2008