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  1. IndyCar - Juan Pablo Montoya back where he belongs

    John Oreovicz

    Juan Pablo Montoya delivered a message Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway: The Verizon IndyCar Series has a new championship contender, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  2. IndyCar - Chip Ganassi strengthens hand with Ryan Briscoe signing...

    John Oreovicz

    Ryan Briscoe is more than just a good driver, he can be a contender with Chip Ganassi Racing. As Ganassi and Roger Penske battle back and forth, Ganassi may hold the stronger hand now.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  3. IndyCar - Helio Castroneves and Ryan Hunter-Reay escape Iowa unsc...

    John Oreovicz

    James Hinchcliffe got the champagne shower at Iowa, but championship contenders Helio Castroneves and Ryan Hunter-Reay had much to celebrate in their own right.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  4. IndyCar - Will Power hopes Brazil the cure

    John Oreovicz

    Will Power has dominated the streets of Sao Paulo in the IndyCar Series, but he's off to a slow start in 2013. Brazil might be the cure, but there are plenty of other contenders.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  5. IndyCar Series roars back to life

    John Oreovicz

    The IndyCar Series is showing signs of life (Yaaawn!) after a months-long slumber. Our guy John Oreovicz breaks down the 2013 championship contenders.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  6. NHRA - Antron Brown may have rescued season

    John Oreovicz

    Rain made for a tense time at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif., on Saturday as NHRA title contenders such as Antron Brown counted points and figured out what they needed to do on Sunday to win it all.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  7. NHRA - Nitro titles up for grabs at Pomona

    John Oreovicz

    Jason Line can relax this weekend at Auto Club Raceway after already having clinched the 2011 Pro Stock title. The nitro contenders? That's another story.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  8. IndyCar Series - Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher prevail

    John Oreovicz

    Forget about championship contenders Dario Franchitti and Will Power. The underdogs prevailed at Kentucky Speedway. Sunday belonged to Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  9. Iowa shook up the title race and left contender Will Power shaken...

    John Oreovicz

    NEWTON, Iowa -- Lost in the excitement of Marco Andretti's thrilling victory Saturday night in the Iowa Corn Indy 250 was the intrigue of the IndyCar Series championship battle between Dario Franchitti and Will Power. Those same protagonists who too...

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Indianapolis 500 Pole Day will offer plenty of drama

    John Oreovicz

    A condensed practice schedule and the unpredictable Indiana weather forced Indy 500 contenders out of their comfort zones. As Pole Day nears, anxiety mounts.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2010
  13. Helio Castroneves put his name back among the title contenders wi...

    John Oreovicz

    Helio Castroneves is unaccustomed to playing second fiddle on his team, much less third. A convincing win in the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Alabama serves notice he's back.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2010
  14. Dominant Scott Dixon bad news for IndyCar Series title contenders...

    John Oreovicz

    STEAM CORNERS, Ohio -- If anyone had forgotten who the IndyCar Series' best driver is, Scott Dixon provided a timely reminder Sunday afternoon at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Dixon won the Honda Indy 200 by 29.78 seconds -- that's right, almost 30 ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2009
  15. Open-wheel split cost contenders a chance at Indy 500 glory

    John Oreovicz

    The steepest price paid for the American open-wheel split? For Jimmy Vasser, Greg Moore, Alex Zanardi and Mauricio Gugelmin, an opportunity for Indy immortality, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2008
  16. Danica's next realistic goal? Being a title contender

    John Oreovicz

    With her first win out of the way, what's next for Danica Patrick? She said she thinks she can be a title contender, and that probably isn't her recent lack of sleep talking, either, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2008