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  1. IndyCar Series race in Toronto called due to rain

    John Oreovicz

    Persistent rain caused Verizon IndyCar Series officials to cancel the first race of the "2 in TO" doubleheader weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto, and instead attempt to run two 75-lap races on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2014
  2. IndyCar -- Speeds creeping up during Indy 500 practice week

    John Oreovicz

    Simon Pagenaud is leading the way at Indy 500 practice through Wednesday, but there's a lot of track time left -- weather permitting -- before qualifying starts on Saturday, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  3. IndyCar - What Indy needs may be more speed

    John Oreovicz

    For generations, the Indy 500 -- even making it in -- was about faster and faster speeds. As qualifying looms this weekend, maybe it's time to loosen up to speed up.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  4. IndyCar - No Danica Patrick, no problem for Indy 500

    John Oreovicz

    The Indianapolis 500 has survived two world wars, the rear-engine revolution of the 1960s and two major splits within Indy car racing. Surely it can survive without Danica Patrick.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  5. IndyCar - Will Brian Barnhart keep his job after New Hampshire fa...

    John Oreovicz

    Almost no one is happy with the mess that was the end of the IndyCar Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. The question that remains is, are official heads going to roll?

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  6. A war-weary nation goes racing with a vengeance at Indianapolis M...

    John Oreovicz

    The Roaring Twenties were roaring at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as officials tried to keep with spiraling engineering advances and speeds kept getting faster and faster.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  7. Lotus will give IndyCar Series teams a third engine supplier for ...

    John Oreovicz

    And then there were three ... three engine manufacturers in the IndyCar Series, that is. Lotus joins Chevy and Honda as the league's official engine suppliers for 2012 and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  8. With the Indy 500 behind them, the IndyCar Series title race real...

    John Oreovicz

    With the Indy 500 behind them, the IndyCar Series title race really starts to heat up with Will Power in the lead and Dario Franchitti coming on strong. Who else should you watch for?

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  9. IndyCar Series officials made the right call by postponing the Ho...

    John Oreovicz

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There are few things more frustrating for a racing fan than to get rained out at an oval track. Having a road race pushed back a day is an even rarer occurrence and therefore even more exasperating. Having said that, there w...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2010
  10. Changes in store for IndyCar Series

    John Oreovicz

    The Indy cars will look and sound pretty much the same as they have all season for this weekend's Meijer Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway. But Indy Racing League officials are cautiously optimistic that subtle changes to the aerodynamic specification of...

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  11. When will the IndyCar Series get new engine and chassis packages?...

    John Oreovicz

    The clock is ticking on the IndyCar Series and its efforts to create a new formula for the future. Although series officials still say that new cars and engines could be introduced for the 2011 season, Honda Performance Development president Erik Ber...

    Blog | Conversation | July 22, 2009
  12. Sprint Cup drivers think Goodyear has found solution for tire woe...

    John Oreovicz

    Drivers, NASCAR officials and Goodyear representatives came away convinced that tires will not be an issue at this year's Allstate 400 at The Brickyard, scheduled for July 26.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2009
  13. Indy 500 about to really get started with Scott Dixon looking str...

    John Oreovicz

    With practice slated to start Wednesday, Pole Day on Saturday and four days of qualifying over the next two weekends, the buildup for the Indy 500 is in full swing.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2009
  14. John Oreovicz: For Gran Turismo, it's game on!

    John Oreovicz

    Chances are you haven't driven many spectacular cars on some of the world's greatest racetracks. Unless, that is, you're a gamer who's familiar with Gran Turismo. John Oreovicz isn't much of a gamer, but he did get the chance recently to pick the brain of the man behind the GT franchise. Just in time for Christmas ...

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2008
  15. Mother Nature can't steal MotoGP thunder at Indianapolis Motor Sp...

    John Oreovicz

    Not even sideways rain and 60 mph winds could dampen the spirits of the 174,000 MotoGP fans who turned out for the inaugural Red Bull Indianapolis GP at the Brickyard, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2008
  16. Wilson gets by Castroneves for first IndyCar Series win

    John Oreovicz

    Justin Wilson's victory at Belle Isle took the focus off the season title. But with Helio Castroneves having to cede the race lead -- and ultimately the victory -- because of an official's call, the championship race between him and Scott Dixon takes on an added edge with one race to go, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2008