Dario Franchitti's retirement may not come as a real surprise after his crash in Houston last month. But be happy one of the sport's good guys is going to still be around.
Scott Dixon secured his third IndyCar Series championship in one wild finale that featured crashes galore and only eight cars running at the end. Oh, and a Will Power victory.
It'll be a two-man title fight in Saturday night's IndyCar Series finale at Fontana. The big question: Can Helio Castroneves erase a 25-point deficit to championship leader Scott Dixon?
Dario Franchitti's last-lap crash, Scott Dixon's points windfall and Helio Castroneves' misery highlighted the IndyCar Series' pivotal doubleheader weekend at Houston.
Four-time IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti was injured in a multi-car accident near the end of Sunday's Grand Prix of Houston.
Chip Ganassi Racing signs Tony Kanaan, reveals that team is switching from Honda to Chevrolet engines beginning in 2014.
Who wouldn't be excited about two races in one weekend? Sebastien Bourdais is, because he was untouchable the last time he raced in Houston. Helio Castroneves is as he searches for his first title.
Simon Pagenaud had every reason to celebrate after his second career IndyCar Series win Sunday in Baltimore. But he wasn't the big story over the weekend. Not even close.
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.
The GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma won't be remembered for Will Power winning for the first time in more than a year. It will be remembered for the controversy -- and there was plenty of it.
Sonoma has seen some wild swings in the points standings in recent seasons, something a hurting championship leader Helio Castroneves has to be thinking about Sunday.
Scott Dixon may not have the points lead, but he is the hottest driver in the IndyCar Series. He's a solid bet to make up more ground on leader Helio Castroneves on Sunday at Mid-Ohio.
Just how good of a weekend was it for Scott Dixon? Considering his two victories and a $100,000 bonus for sweeping the IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto, it was quite memorable.
Double points are on the line in this weekend's IndyCar twin bill in Toronto, which means a driver can join the championship hunt in a hurry -- or fall way out of contention.
IndyCar's first race at Pocono since '89 produced several milestones: the 200th race win for Honda Indy car engines, Target Racing's 100th victory and Scott Dixon's 30th career triumph.
The IndyCar Series has promoted doubleheader weekends in the past. But running two full-length Indy car races on consecutive days is breaking new ground.