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  1. Indianapolis 500 blog

    John Schwarb

    Indianapolis 500 blog

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2009
  2. Helio Castroneves smiling again

    John Schwarb

    Some bad news for the 32 other drivers hoping to etch their names on the Borg-Warner Trophy: Helio Castroneves is back, and so is that killer smile.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2009
  3. John Andretti got the Richard Petty car into the Indy 500

    John Schwarb

    An exhausted John Andretti spent Bump Day in -- and out -- of the Indy 500 field. With less than 10 minutes to go, he finally put the Richard Petty car in the show.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2009
  4. Dan Wheldon, Panther Racing slow out of the gate

    John Schwarb

    Dan Wheldon should have high hopes for adding a second Indy 500 win to his résumé. But a slow start with Panther Racing has the 2005 IndyCar champ playing catch-up.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2009
  5. It's turning into a very good year for Indy 500 pole-winner Helio...

    John Schwarb

    With serious public trouble behind him and the pole position for the Indy 500 before him, it's looking like a very special year for the effervescent Helio Castroneves.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2009
  6. It's not IndyCar racing, but it puts Tracy back behind a steering...

    John Schwarb

    IndyCar teams didn't come calling, so out-of-work Paul Tracy landed a new job -- as test driver for Germain Racing in the Craftsman Truck Series, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2008
  7. Most rookies drivers found Indy tough to solve on first attempt

    John Schwarb

    A steep learning curve for any Indy 500 rookie is expected. The former Champ Car drivers new to the IndyCar Series' signature track found the challenge tougher still, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2008
  8. Patrick struggled with car all day before late crash took her out...

    John Schwarb

    Danica Patrick led a semi-charmed life in her three previous Indy 500s. A crash on pit road in the race Sunday made it official that this is one month of May she will likely want to forget, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2008
  9. Carb Day cut short by rain; Indy Lights race moved to Saturday

    John Schwarb

    Rain visited Indianapolis Motor Speedway again, meaning Carb Day adjustments for Sunday's Indy 500 were limited to all of 11 minutes, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2008
  10. Annual IndyCar promotion in Manhattan takes on new meaning after ...

    John Schwarb

    The 33 drivers who qualified for the 92nd Indianapolis 500 stopped by the Big Apple on Monday to celebrate Sunday's spectacle - and American open-wheel racing in general. Mission accomplished, John Schwarb writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008
  11. Four drivers destined to go home unhappy this weekend at Indy

    John Schwarb

    Saturday's final qualifying and Sunday's Bump Day for the Indy 500 won't just shuffle the deck this year. The tense events will send as many as four drivers home, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2008
  12. Briscoe hoping to make more Penske history at Indianapolis 500

    John Schwarb

    Ryan Briscoe was one of the feel-good stories at the 2007 Indy 500 with his fifth-place finish in a one-off deal driving for Luczo Dragon Racing. Now driving for Team Penske, fifth place might not be good enough, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2008
  13. Indianapolis Motor Speedway idle for second straight day because ...

    John Schwarb

    It's not time to panic ... yet. A second straight day of practice for the 92nd Indy 500 was canceled because of rain, which means Fast Friday on the 2.5-mile oval will be fast and furious indeed, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2008
  14. Rookies break out of the gate impressively as Indy 500 festivitie...

    John Schwarb

    Indy 500 festivities kicked off Sunday with rookie orientation. That they ran 661 trouble-free laps combined bodes well for the race on May 25, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2008
  15. No pit stops, no problem for Setzer at Mansfield

    John Schwarb

    Dennis Setzer used a no-pit-stop strategy at rainy Mansfield this past weekend, and the payoff was huge: The veteran driver scored his first Craftsman Truck Series victory in almost two years.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2007
  16. Duno's day ends early, but it was a learning experience

    John Schwarb

    Rookie driver Milka Duno's day ended early with a crash, but she still got her money's worth at the Indy 500, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2007