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  1. NASCAR - Matt Kenseth weathers the storm at Chicagoland - Chase

    John Oreovicz

    It was a fitting conclusion to a most unusual week in NASCAR -- championship leader Matt Kenseth weathering a six-hour-plus rain delay to win the Chase opener at Chicagoland.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  2. IndyCar, Formula One, NASCAR - Mario Andretti shares racing obser...

    John Oreovicz

    If you want to talk about the state of racing -- any kind of racing -- it's hard to find someone better than Mario Andretti, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2014
  3. NASCAR makes big changes to Chase playoff format

    John Oreovicz

    NASCAR announced major changes to its Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff, expanding the field to 16 drivers from 12, with drivers ousted at three-race intervals until four are left to vie for the points championship in the Homestead-Miami finale.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  4. Drivers differ on proposed NASCAR format changes

    John Oreovicz

    Carl Edwards said NASCAR is taking the wrong approach in its effort to draw more fans to the race track.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  5. 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
  6. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson's championship quest just got easier

    John Oreovicz

    Too early to crown Jimmie Johnson the 2013 Sprint Cup Series champion? Even Five-Time admits he still has plenty of work to do.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2013
  7. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth make fast friends

    John Oreovicz

    Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson want to win the Cup title, and only seven points separate leader Johnson from Kenseth as Phoenix looms. One thing you can likely count on? They will keep it clean.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  8. NASCAR - Is Chicagoland a true predictor of Chase success?

    John Oreovicz

    The past two Cup champions kicked off the Chase by winning the playoff opener at Chicagoland. What does that mean to Matt Kenseth and the gang Sunday? Not much.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  9. The 2009 IndyCar Series season has been one of Dario Franchitti's...

    John Oreovicz

    Dario Franchitti returned to the IndyCar Series in 2009 after a brief foray into NASCAR, and it looks like he never missed a beat. Franchitti won four races and won the 2007 IndyCar championship while driving for Andretti Green Racing, and after swi...

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  10. Title or no title, Dario Franchitti's return to IndyCar Series is...

    John Oreovicz

    Dario Franchitti might not win the IndyCar Series championship Oct. 10 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But in his open-wheel comeback season, he cemented his status as a champion for American motorsports. To most, Franchitti's brief foray into NASCAR i...

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2009
  11. Wheldon ready to rebound from subpar finish in 2007

    John Oreovicz

    Dan Wheldon has two goals for 2008: an Indy 500 championship and an IndyCar Series title. Still lingering in the back of his mind: a potential NASCAR Sprint Cup ride in 2009, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2008
  12. Allmendinger caps eventful 10 days with win

    John Oreovicz

    It was a whirlwind 10 days for A.J. Allmendinger as an eventful weekend unfolded in Portland, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2006