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The championship will again go down to the wire this season at Auto Club Speedway making it the 7th straight year that the championship will be decided in the final race of the season.
Helio Castroneves has held the points lead for most of the season, but he hasn’t done it by going out and kicking everyone’s butt every week. As I have said before Castroneves has stayed out of trouble for the most part this season, but of late, he has been down performance wise. This isn’t limited to the gearbox issues that he suffered at the Houston doubleheader. From the summer stretch, Castroneves has not been super competitive and has only led 2 laps. At Sonoma and Baltimore, he was caught up in early accidents and took advantage of yellows falling his way to get back into the top ten.
On the other hand, they system rewards the driver that has the best overall season and Castroneves has completed more laps than anybody and has capitalized when Scott Dixon had his issues at Baltimore and Sonoma, b...
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Indianapolis, IN- This weekend the Izod IndyCar Series 2013 season comes to a close.
It’s down to Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves for the championship as Dixon leads the three-time Indianapolis 500 champion by 25 points.
Castroneves is searching for his first ever series championship as he was one good weekend away in Houston from doing so. Unfortunately, two bad gearboxes in...
Roger Penske isn't mincing words when it comes to the task at hand for Helio Castroneves in Saturday night's season finale at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
''Well, Helio's got to win the race, and it's a longshot,'' Penske said.
Castroneves trails IndyCar Series points leader Scott Dixon by 25 points going into the final race. The Brazilian...
Indianapolis, IN- In what was likely the most competitive season in the Izod IndyCar Series history will all come to a close Saturday night in the MAVTV 500 at Fontana.
It all comes down to Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon versus Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves in the race Saturday night to who will be crowned the series champion after 500 miles of racing under the lights...
Indianapolis, IN- It’s been one heck of a comeback this season for Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon.
At one point in the season he trailed the points leader by over 70 points. Then he went on a remarkable run starting with the second leg of the Fuzzy’s Triple Crown at the race at Pocono in early July where he won that race and the next two races over the next weekend...