Can Brad Keselowski or Kevin Harvick recover? Who is the big winner in the Danica Patrick-Kurt Busch crew chief swap? Can winless Matt Kenseth or Ryan Newman really win the title? Will Dale Earnhardt Jr. maintain his winning ways without Steve Letarte?
Team Penske's dominance and Ryan Hunter-Reay's dramatic Indy 500 win have been early headlines in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Here's another storyline worth following: the rise of Ed Carpenter Racing, writes John Oreovicz.