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  1. U.S. sports car racing revs up under the TUDOR United SportsCar C...

    John Oreovicz

    With the longtime power struggle finally in the rearview, sports car racing in America is poised to make huge gains under the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship banner.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  2. IndyCar - Baltimore big for points leader Helio Castroneves, race...

    John Oreovicz

    There's a lot at stake this weekend in Baltimore, not just for IndyCar Series points leader Helio Castroneves, but for the very future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore itself.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  3. ALMS - American Le Mans Series gearing up for Long Beach

    John Oreovicz

    You can go surfing or beachcombing anytime. But how often can you see tricked-out sports cars zipping through the streets of Long Beach -- without the threat of a ticket, that is?

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  4. LeMons - The joy of racing

    John Oreovicz

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- I have a confession to make. It was a privilege to be trackside at Road America Aug. 18, watching Guy Smith and Lucas Luhr put on the closest race in American Le Mans Series history. But the real reason I had journeyed to Wisc...

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  5. American Le Mans Series - Guy Smith wins in amazing finish

    John Oreovicz

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- Sports car fans were treated to perhaps the most thrilling race in the history of the American Le Mans Series Saturday on a picture-perfect day at Road America. Despite starting next to last on the 35-car grid, Dyson Racing's C...

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2012
  6. IndyCar - Lucas Luhr, Klaus Graf roll to ALMS win

    John Oreovicz

    STEAM CORNERS, Ohio -- Engines serve as a wake-up call at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. With the smoke of a thousand campfires still in the air, groggy race fans shaking off the excesses of last night are jarred to life by the sights and sounds of the...

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  7. IndyCar - Ryan Hunter-Reay looking for more at Mid-Ohio

    John Oreovicz

    IndyCar Series point leader Ryan Hunter-Reay figures he needs at least one more win to take the title. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course won't make it easy on him Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  8. IndyCar - Road America makes sense for INDYCAR

    John Oreovicz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- I know it was a case of too little, too late. But I can't help but think that INDYCAR, Road America and even the American Le Mans Series missed out on a great opportunity by not coming to terms to add an Izod IndyCar Series race to th...

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  9. IndyCar - Josef Newgarden an early feel-good story

    John Oreovicz

    LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The introduction of a new chassis and engine formula was expected to shake up the ranks in the Izod IndyCar Series. But no one expected a rookie running for the sport's smallest team to emerge as a front-runner. Driving for Sa...

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  10. Le Mans - Dan Gurney fuels DeltaWing project

    John Oreovicz

    It's being hailed as one of racing's greatest technical advances in decades. The DeltaWing project has roared to life, thanks in large part to legendary racer Dan Gurney.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  11. IndyCar, ALMS - Dario Franchitti, Chris Dyson lead Mid-Ohio twin ...

    John Oreovicz

    Dario Franchitti loves the place, as well he should after winning at Mid-Ohio last season. The storied road course welcomes back IndyCar and American Le Mans for an eagerly anticipated twin bill.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  12. The IndyCar Series, American Le Mans Series and Toyota Pro/Celebr...

    John Oreovicz

    The IndyCar Series, American Le Mans Series and the star-studded Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race in Long Beach, Calif., give John Oreovicz much to write home about.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2011
  13. Gil de Ferran steps away ... again

    John Oreovicz

    It was another typical Friday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for Gil de Ferran. He drove his Acura prototype to pole position for the American Le Mans Series race, then casually announced he will retire from driving at the end of the 2009 ALMS campaig...

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2009
  14. Toe-tappin' Castroneves long overdue for his first race win of 20...

    John Oreovicz

    Helio Castroneves might have a mirror ball in his trophy case for the dance title he won, but he doesn't have a 2008 race win in the IndyCar Series. That could change on Sunday when Helio and the gang share a twin bill with the American Le Mans Series at Mid-Ohio, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2008
  15. Big challenge for IndyCar in Honda's American backyard

    John Oreovicz

    There are drivers in Sunday's IndyCar Series race with experience at Mid-Ohio, but none in an IndyCar. Running in the American backyard of series engine supplier Honda, the tough and technical road course presents a special challenge, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2007