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  1. NASCAR - Brickyard race in need of drama boost

    Terry Blount

    Of course the annual Sprint Cup race at the Brickyard is still a big deal, but the race hasn't provided a lot of thrills in recent seasons. That could all change Sunday if the right forces come together.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  2. Danica Patrick reflects on meaning of leading two 500s

    Terry Blount

    For Danica Patrick, Sunday's Daytona 500 had many historical firsts, but she said an accomplishment that wasn't a first was the one she cherished -- becoming one of only 13 drivers to lead a lap in both the Daytona 500 and the Indy 500.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  3. IndyCar - Stars ready to be made in Indy 500

    Terry Blount

    The super celebrity has gone to NASCAR. The defending champion was tragically taken from us. But Indy makes stars -- not the other way around -- and there's plenty of potential this year.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2012
  4. IndyCar - Helio Castroneves, Marco Andretti, Graham Rahal, Tony K...

    Terry Blount

    Castroneves could win his fourth Indy 500. Andretti could slay the family curse. Rahal, Kanaan and Hildebrand have big dreams, too. Five drivers, five potential storybook endings.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  5. Officials swallowing the whistle in the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 60...

    Terry Blount

    Should the caution light have come on sooner at the end of the Indy 500? Should the caution light have simply come on at the end of the Coca-Cola 600? Both leagues got it right this time.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  6. 2011 Indianapolis 500: After review Dan Wheldon declared Indy 500...

    Terry Blount

    Dan Wheldon drank the milk and celebrated in Victory Lane, but the actual winner of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday is under review by IndyCar officials.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  7. Dan Wheldon adds to Indianapolis 500's mystique

    Terry Blount

    Dan Wheldon's last-turn, steal-victory-from-defeat triumph in Sunday's 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 left race fans believing in Cinderella lore and storybook endings.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  8. Indianapolis 500 will unveil white-knuckle, double-file restarts ...

    Terry Blount

    In a century of racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, we will see something Sunday no one has ever seen before in any Indy 500: white-knuckle, hold-your-breath, double-file restarts.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  9. IndyCar tweaks double-file restart format to appease drivers

    Terry Blount

    IndyCar Series officials have compromised with angry drivers and agreed to make a slight change to the new double-file restart rule that will be in place at the Indianapolis 500 for the first time, sources confirmed Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  10. Indy 500 or Coca-Cola 600? Terry Blount helps you decide

    Terry Blount

    If you could attend only one race on Sunday, which would you choose, the Indianapolis 500 or the Coca-Cola 600? They both have their merits, and we'll help you decide.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  11. Replacing Bruno Junqueira with Ryan Hunter-Reay saved jobs at And...

    Terry Blount

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Bruno Junqueira lost his job for the Indy 500, and that's disappointing. But an entire race team could have lost jobs if team owners Michael Andretti and A.J. Foyt had not made a surprising partnership to place Ryan Hunter-Reay in F...

    Blog | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  12. NASCAR needs qualifying like that for the Indy 500

    Terry Blount

    How awesome would it be to see Jimmie Johnson or another star respond to an Indy 500-style qualifying format where it's go fast or go home for everyone? NASCAR should find out.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  13. With no oval races leading up to this Indy 500, handicapping it i...

    Terry Blount

    The 100th-anniversary Indianapolis 500 will have an unusual quirk that hasn't happened in more than a quarter of a century. This year's Indy 500 will be the first oval-track race of the season, the first time that has occurred since 1985. It adds a...

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  14. Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya waiting to take next step a...

    Terry Blount

    Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya turned in seasons worth remembering for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing in 2010. Now it's owner Chip Ganassi's job to dream up ways to make 2011 better.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2011
  15. Terry Blount's racing wish list for 2011

    Terry Blount

    What would make Terry Blount happy in 2011? A Cup victory for Dale Earnhardt Jr., an Indy 500 win for Danica Patrick and a serious challenger for defending five-time champ Jimmie Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  16. Indianapolis 500 ended under caution, but Dario Franchitti's fuel...

    Terry Blount

    Thirteen Indy 500s have ended under caution since 1940, which raises the question: Should a race as important as this finish under the yellow flag?

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2010