It was a roller-coaster 2014 season for the Verizon IndyCar Series -- even for first-time champion Will Power.
Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled with agonizing misses.
Will Power drove a mistake-free finale to win his first IndyCar Series title and the first for Team Penske since 2006.
Will Power has struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship.
Three times Will Power has owned the IndyCar points lead heading into the final event, and three times he has gone away disappointed. How will he respond in Saturday night's finale at Fontana?
Scott Dixon surged ahead with three laps left for a victory at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, while IndyCar points leader Will Power recovered from a midrace spin to finish 10th heading to the season finale.
If Scott Dixon had started the season the way he is finishing it, he would probably be repeating as IndyCar Series champion. Instead, a win at Sonoma will have to do for now.
Will Power won the IndyCar pole at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday, putting the overall points leader in prime position for his championship chase.
Chevrolet has clinched its third straight IndyCar manufacturers championship with two races left in the series' season.
Sonoma has been a dream destination of late for IndyCar Series championship leader Will Power, who has toasted victory in California wine country three times in four seasons.
Will Power mastered road course racing long ago. Now he is on the verge of mastering oval racing, which is bad news for the rest of the IndyCar Series, writes John Oreovicz.
Will Power left no doubt he has gained the skills necessary to win on an oval, taking home the trophy Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile. Next up? Two races to seal the IndyCar title, writes John Oreovicz.
Pole sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, giving a huge boost to Team Penske's IndyCar season title bid.
Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay is sticking with Andretti Autosport.
IndyCar points leader Will Power will start from the pole Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile.
Ryan Hunter-Reay's 2012 victory at the Milwaukee Mile was a "big part" of his first championship effort in the IndyCar Series. Will history repeat?