Will Power was penalized. Ryan Briscoe faded. Graham Rahal crashed. No one, it seemed, wanted to win the Firestone 550 at Texas -- except Justin Wilson.
Ryan Briscoe won the Firestone 550 in convincing fashion Saturday, but the driver he beat -- Danica Patrick -- may be better remembered for the best pure race of her career while finishing second.
Race 1,100 miles in one day? It can be done. But winning the Indy 500 and Coke 600 in the same day? If you think that's possible, Terry Blount has some swampland in Florida he'd like to sell you.
A huge crowd, hard crashes, tempers flaring, teammates dissing teammates. Oh yeah, the Indy 500 is back, writes Terry Blount.