Over a three-year period, IndyCar has lost three of its most charismatic personalities in Dan Wheldon, Danica Patrick and Dario Franchitti. A name like Rahal or Andretti rising to the top could do wonders.
On her second Memorial Day weekend removed from the Indianapolis 500, Danica Patrick spoke in wistful terms about her open wheel career and conceded that the likelihood of again attempting the race that manifested her fame is "less and less likely."
Simona de Silvestro prefers Iron Maiden as a nickname, drives a Volt off the race track, and admits to indulging in Swiss chocolate, of course. Check out what else she has to say in a wide-ranging Q&A with espnW.
Sebastien Bourdais said Friday that Dragon Racing and sponsor True Car "made the tough decision to go a different way" in replacing teammate Katherine Legge this week, but said "at some point you've got to earn" the job.