Team Penske's dominance and Ryan Hunter-Reay's dramatic Indy 500 win have been early headlines in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Here's another storyline worth following: the rise of Ed Carpenter Racing, writes John Oreovicz.
Ryan Hunter-Reay could have followed the siren song to other forms of racing, but he grew up dreaming of the Indy 500. His dreams -- and that of many American fans -- came true Sunday, Ed Hinton writes.
Ryan Hunter-Reay has become the first American to win the Indianapolis 500 since 2006, making a dramatic pass of Helio Castroneves on the final lap to win Sunday's race in the second-closest finish in history.
The Rahals and Andrettis have an outsize impact as American racing's Hatfields and McCoys. A dream scenario Sunday? Graham Rahal and Marco Andretti wheel to wheel for the Indy 500 victory, Ed Hinton writes.
ABC gears up for its 50th production of the Indianapolis 500 -- the third-longest marriage between a network and sporting event. But the broadcast team's coverage has never been just about the racing, writes Ryan McGee.