Posted June 15, 2013 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Will Power
It took Will Power nine races to finally grab his first podium finish of the IndyCar season. Oddly, it came at on oval. Even stranger is that some of Power's most consistent work this season has been at the three oval tracks. An aberration for a road and street course specialist? Nope, said Power after finishing third Saturday at the Milwaukee Mile. He was 19th at Indianapolis - but led 16 laps - and seventh last week at Texas. ''Like I've always said, never been a lack of pace,'' he said. ''In the past years it's always been something really unusual that's happened to me on ovals whenever I'm in a good position. I like ovals. I really enjoy them. I expect to always be extremely competitive on road courses or ovals, as competitive at each.'' Of Power's 18 career victories, 17 have been on road and street courses. His lone oval win came at Texas in 2011 and the knock on the Australian is that his weakness on the ovals has hu...

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MILWAUKEE- The Milwaukee Mile hasn’t been a particularly good track for the two Team Penske drivers. Helio Castroneves had only two career top five finishes at the 1-mile oval in 12 starts entering Saturday’s race and his teammate Will Power had only one top 10 in four career starts here. That bad luck string at Milwaukee ended this weekend as both had very strong races. Castroneves...
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