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Marco Andretti’s Split Personality

Marco Andretti at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2014.

Mario Andretti embraced being a public figure and was at ease in conversations with world leaders and fans alike, displaying class and dignity throughout his career. Michael Andretti struggled with the public persona early in his career, but has become more at ease in the public spotlight.

Finally! Will Power Is An IndyCar Champion

Will Power remains No. 6 in the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings after winning the Verizon IndyCar Series title. (Al Steinberg photo)

How ironic that in a season when he was nailed for a series of drive-through speeding penalties that Will Power would clinch his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship when his teammate and only championship contender Helio Castroneves lost his chance with a drive-through penalty.

Aleshin Hurt In IndyCar Crash

Mikhail Aleshin was transported to a local hospital after a practice crash Friday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. (IndyCar Photo)

A hard crash into the turn-three fence by Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Mikhail Aleshin has sent the driver from Russia to Loma Linda University Hospital where according to Dr. Terry Trammell, IndyCar Medical Consultant, Aleshin was diagnosed with fractured ribs, a broken right clavicle, a concussion and chest injuries

Castroneves Strikes First, Wins IndyCar Pole

Helio Castroneves' title fight took a promising step on Friday. (Al Steinberg photo)

Shortly before Helio Castroneves attempted his pole winning qualification attempt on Friday for Saturday night’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway, a power outage hit the facility. That came after another “Power Outage” as Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Will Power had a terrible qualification attempt and will start 21st in the 22-car field.

Houston Off IndyCar Schedule Next Year

The Verizon IndyCar Series will not return to NRG Park in Houston, Texas, in 2015. (IndyCar Photo)

IndyCar has confirmed that the Grand Prix of Houston will not return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2015.

Late Charge Puts Dixon In Sonoma Spotlight

Dixon handled the field at Sonoma on Sunday. (Al Steinberg photo)

Just when it looked like a Team Penske driver was going to win the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship driving away, the champion may be a driver who wins by default.

Power Keeps Rolling With Sonoma Pole

Will Power finally captured his first Verizon IndyCar Series title in 2014. (Al Steinberg Photo)

With a 39-point lead in the standings and just two races left in the battle for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship, Team Penske’s Will Power isn’t about to let off the accelerator.

Power Is A Dominant Milwaukee Force

Will Power dominated Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at The Milwaukee Mile. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Will Power led 229 laps to dominate the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest and take command of the Verizon IndyCar Series championship standings with two races left.

Power Storms To Milwaukee IndyCar Pole

Will Power got his weekend off on the right foot by winning the pole at the Milwaukee Mile. (Al Steinberg photo)

In a series where the season championship is often determine by one or two points, Team Penske driver Will Power realizes that every point counts.

Fisher, Carpenter Teams Confirm Merger

If word in the Verizon IndyCar Series garage is true, then Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing could soon be merging into one team. (IndyCar Photos)

Sarah Fisher admitted she may have spoke too soon Saturday morning because fellow team owner Ed Carpenter did not want news of an impending merger to be leaked, especially with three weeks left in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season.


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