You certainly don't want to discount a thrilling victory for Mike Conway at Long Beach, but Sunday's race was bizarre at times. There were plenty of angry drivers when it was over, writes John Oreovicz.
Ryan Hunter-Reay has won at Long Beach before, but qualifying has always been a different story. He rolled to the pole Saturday for Sunday's race, but admits that may not mean much, writes John Oreovicz.
Whether he intended to or not, Will Power scrunched up the field on a pivotal restart Sunday in St. Pete. But it likely didn't impact the outcome -- a clear victory for Team Penske, writes John Oreovicz.
The longest offseason in racing is over, with the IndyCar Series ready to take to the streets of St. Petersburg to open 2014. Who gets an early leg up on the championship? The event offers up more than just the usual suspects.
The IndyCar set is ready to get back in action at the end of the month, and this week's test in Alabama -- led by Will Power -- demonstrated that the battle between engine suppliers Honda and Chevrolet may be a good one.
Over a three-year period, IndyCar has lost three of its most charismatic personalities in Dan Wheldon, Danica Patrick and Dario Franchitti. A name like Rahal or Andretti rising to the top could do wonders.