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  1. IndyCar - Ed Carpenter Racing the feel-good story of 2014

    John Oreovicz

    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.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2014
  2. IndyCar -- Ed Carpenter holds off Will Power for Texas win -- Fir...

    John Oreovicz

    Ed Carpenter had the car to beat down the stretch at Texas on Saturday, and he won the race. That didn't mean points leader Will Power didn't have a good time trying to run him down.

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  3. IndyCar - Helio Castroneves & Co. brace for Texas

    John Oreovicz

    Helio Castroneves was kissin' trophies, climbin' fences and firin' guns a year ago at Texas Motor Speedway. Can we expect a curtain call after Saturday night's Firestone 600?

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  4. IndyCar - Ryan Hunter-Reay likes his chances at the Milwaukee Mil...

    John Oreovicz

    Ryan Hunter-Reay kick-started his 2012 title run with a June victory at the Milwaukee Mile. Will Saturday's stop at the historic oval bring similar success to the reigning IndyCar champ?

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  5. IndyCar - Helio Castroneves in cruise control at Texas Motor Spee...

    John Oreovicz

    Did INDYCAR's attempt to eliminate dangerous pack racing at Texas result in a ho-hum event Saturday night? Firestone 550 winner Helio Castroneves isn't complaining.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  6. IndyCar - Sport, drivers hoping everything bigger in Texas

    John Oreovicz

    The annual race at Texas Motor Speedway has drivers and fans abuzz with the possibilities. Saturday night's event will be in prime time on a major network.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  7. IndyCar star Helio Castroneves defends his race tactics and Dario...

    John Oreovicz

    There seems to be more off-the-track drama than on-the-track drama as the Izod IndyCar Series turns to Iowa Speedway. At the center of the storm: Helio Castroneves and three-time champion Dario Franchitti.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  8. IndyCar's Firestone Twin 275s produced winners and (sore) losers

    John Oreovicz

    There was plenty of hot air blowing Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, and it wasn't all atmospheric pressure. Most of it was coming from the direction of Target Chip Ganassi Racing. After winning the first of the night's twin 275-kilometer ra...

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  9. Dario Franchitti dominates Race 1 of Firestone Twin 275s at Texas...

    John Oreovicz

    Give Round 1 of the Firestone Twin 275s to Target Chip Ganassi. Dario Franchitti beat teammate Scott Dixon by less than a car length in Saturday night's IndyCar opener at Texas.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  10. IndyCar's Firestone Twin 275s a blast from the past

    John Oreovicz

    Indy car racing's first same-day twin bill in three decades, the Firestone Twin 275s, promises to be one good old-fashioned shootout at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  11. John Oreovicz: Simona De Silvestro is earning respect on the race...

    John Oreovicz

    Simona De Silvestro is best known as the unwitting victim of a shocking display of incompetence by the IndyCar Safety Team at Texas Motor Speedway. But she's rapidly making a name for herself as the fastest and best female driver in the IZOD IndyCar...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2010
  12. Lack of side-by-side racing mars IndyCar Series race at Texas Mot...

    John Oreovicz

    Whether you watched it in person at Texas Motor Speedway or on television from anywhere else, the Bombardier Learjet 550 must have left you underwhelmed. You're probably also wondering where went the spectacular side-by-side speedway racing that the ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2009
  13. IndyCar Series running too close for comfort at Texas Motor Speed...

    John Oreovicz

    There's not much reason to expect that this year's Bombardier Learjet 550 at Texas Motor Speedway will feature much of the pack racing that many IndyCar Series fans find so appealing. In fact, there has generally been a trend toward single-file runni...

    Blog | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  14. Late-race tangle with Andretti spoils strong outing by Hunter-Rea...

    John Oreovicz

    Ryan Hunter-Reay says he should have been racing side by side with Scott Dixon for IndyCar bragging rights at Texas. But a late-race collision with Marco Andretti took care of that, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2008
  15. Gossage's worry? Two too close

    John Oreovicz

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage's recent remarks about the future IndyCar schedule -- as reported by Terry Blount on -- were certainly the talk of the IndyCar Series on Friday, and not only in the paddock at...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2008
  16. Meira hunting for first win, but team's past success at Texas bod...

    John Oreovicz

    Vitor Meira's first victory in the IndyCar Series won't be earth shattering, but it will be popular with longtime watchers of the series. After 82 winless starts, Saturday's race at Texas Motor Speedway might be the one, writes John Oreovicz.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2008