The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 now allows any entry that has not made the field at the end of the first day of qualifying a chance to make the last row of the grid on the second day.
You certainly don't want to discount a thrilling victory for Mike Conway at Long Beach, but Sunday's race was bizarre at times. There were plenty of angry drivers when it was over, writes John Oreovicz.
Ryan Hunter-Reay has won at Long Beach before, but qualifying has always been a different story. He rolled to the pole Saturday for Sunday's race, but admits that may not mean much, writes John Oreovicz.
Whether he intended to or not, Will Power scrunched up the field on a pivotal restart Sunday in St. Pete. But it likely didn't impact the outcome -- a clear victory for Team Penske, writes John Oreovicz.
The longest offseason in racing is over, with the IndyCar Series ready to take to the streets of St. Petersburg to open 2014. Who gets an early leg up on the championship? The event offers up more than just the usual suspects.