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  1. NHRA -- Going fast with Frank Hawley

    John Oreovicz

    POMONA, Calif. -- I have friends in the media who have ridden in a Shadow Can-Am car and a two-seat Indy car around Laguna Seca, and others who have been a passenger in a DTM car with Bernd Schneider at Hockenheim or in "maximum attack" mode next to ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  2. The Memorial: Caddying uplifting for cancer survivor

    John Oreovicz

    A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity nearly never happened for Frank Oreovicz due to stomach cancer. Fortunately for our scribe's father, he was able to experience life as a PGA Tour caddie for pro Bo Van Pelt this week, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  3. The Indianapolis 500 in the 1990s showcased Rick Mears on the tra...

    John Oreovicz

    Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 1990s rolled out the red carpet for two heavy hitters: track president Anton H. "Tony" George and four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2011
  4. Green's the theme at North American International Auto Show in De...

    John Oreovicz

    Green is the theme at this year's North American International Auto Show, set to run through Jan. 23 at Detroit's Cobo Center. Racing cars are virtually extinct at the NAIAS, and the show's annual Racing Day is a thing of the past as manufacturers i...

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2010
  5. IndyCar news is starting to flow

    John Oreovicz

    The end of the line came quickly and unexpectedly this week for an sIndianapolis racing industry landmark when the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced it was closing the Brickyard Crossing Inn immediately. Around 15 jobs were eliminated. Informall...

    Blog | Conversation | January 04, 2009
  6. John Oreovicz: Plenty of IndyCar news, including closing of Brick...

    John Oreovicz

    It may be the offseason, but there is still plenty of IndyCar news, starting with the closing of the Brickyard Crossing Inn, some cost saving offered up by chassis maker Dallara, and E.J. Viso sticking with HVM Racing, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2008
  7. Mears nearly took game to F1

    John Oreovicz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- It has to be more than a coincidence that it seems like the only sunny days in May in Indianapolis fall on days when the IndyCars aren't scheduled on track. Wednesday was another example of that; the only vehicles on the 2.5-mile o...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2008
  8. Lots to consider in drawing up dream IndyCar schedule for 2009

    John Oreovicz

    Now that American open-wheel racing once again is under one umbrella, John Oreovicz is licking his chops trying to create the dream schedule for 2009.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2008
  9. Champ Car turnaround looking strong, steady

    John Oreovicz

    There are still issues to be worked out, but with a new TV deal and other signs of life, Champ Car's future is looking up, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2006
  10. Tracy's injury just latest in a string of Forsythe follies

    John Oreovicz

    Paul Tracy can't race, Buddy Rice is getting a one-race trial and David Martinez is making a step up from the Atlantic Series. Things have certainly changed at Forsythe, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2006