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  1. IndyCar - Rick Mears backs Indianapolis 500 qualifying changes

    John Oreovicz

    Before we protest the new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500, let's listen to someone who knows a thing or two about going fast at the historic track: four-time Indy champion Rick Mears.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 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. Kurt Busch to try Indianapolis 500-Coca Cola 600 double

    John Oreovicz

    Kurt Busch and Andretti Autosport announced Tuesday that he will try to become the first driver in 10 years to run the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  4. Chip Ganassi Racing to rev up with Chevrolet engines, Tony Kanaan...

    John Oreovicz

    Chip Ganassi Racing signs Tony Kanaan, reveals that team is switching from Honda to Chevrolet engines beginning in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  5. George Bignotti, famed Indy car mechanic, died at age 97

    John Oreovicz

    Perhaps no individual advanced the role of Indy car mechanic more than George Bignotti, who died Friday at age 97.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  6. IndyCar - Tony Kanaan finally gets his ultimate victory -- Indy 5...

    John Oreovicz

    Even Tony Kanaan himself admits that's going to be one big nose on the Borg-Warner Trophy. But the real charm is going to be that his visage will be a most popular one as well.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2013
  7. IndyCar - Losing to Tony Kanaan eases sting for Michael Andretti ...

    John Oreovicz

    Michael Andretti had three drivers within striking distance of Tony Kanaan in the final laps Sunday at Indy. "But," Andretti acknowledges, "the racing gods had another idea."

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2013
  8. IndyCar - Rookies Carlos Munoz, Tristan Vautier and Conor Daly ar...

    John Oreovicz

    The 2013 Indianapolis 500 rookie class is small but stout. Three Indy first-timers -- front-row sitter Carlos Munoz, Tristan Vautier and Conor Daly -- shouldn't be taken lightly.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  9. IndyCar -- A night out with Parnelli Jones, Johnny Rutherford, Bo...

    John Oreovicz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Media dinners can go one of two ways. Some can be a great opportunity to get to know a driver or key team member in a casual setting. Others are less satisfying, cold and calculated affairs in which pretty much everyone involved wou...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  10. IndyCar - No drama on Indy Bump Day - Indianapolis 500

    John Oreovicz

    Katherine Legge is in. Michel Jourdain Jr. is out. Bump Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway didn't produce much drama, but it did have its share of happiness and heartache.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2013
  11. IndyCar - What Indy needs may be more speed

    John Oreovicz

    For generations, the Indy 500 -- even making it in -- was about faster and faster speeds. As qualifying looms this weekend, maybe it's time to loosen up to speed up.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  12. IndyCar - Dario Franchitti and Helio Castroneves shooting for No....

    John Oreovicz

    Being a four-time winner of the Indy 500 is an exclusive club. Two drivers -- Dario Franchitti and Helio Castroneves -- will vie to join legends A.J. Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2013
  13. Wacky IndyCar season is just beginning

    John Oreovicz

    Feeling a little out of sorts? Sato is leading the points. Hinchcliffe has two wins. And Power and Franchitti are struggling mightily. Folks, this wacky IndyCar season is just beginning.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  14. IndyCar - Tony Stewart says thanks but no thanks to Roger Penske

    John Oreovicz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps not surprisingly, Tony Stewart turned down Roger Penske's offer of a ride in the 2013 Indianapolis 500. Stewart announced his decision at the annual International Motorsport Industry Show, of which he is a founding partner. ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  15. IndyCar - Roger Penske makes Tony Stewart an offer he shouldn't r...

    John Oreovicz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- My lack of enthusiasm for NASCAR racing is well-known. But I think the prospect of stock car star Tony Stewart competing in the 2013 Indianapolis 500 for Team Penske would be great for the Izod IndyCar Series. This isn't a news story...

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  16. Rahal race team executive Scott Roembke dies at age of 51

    John Oreovicz

    Scott Roembke, a key figure in building Bobby Rahal's racing operations and a part of two Indianapolis 500 winning teams, died over the weekend at a Cleveland hospital. He was 51.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2012