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 both races dropped him from a 49 point lead to a 25 point deficit. After finishing in the top 10 in 15 of the first 16 races and completing every lap prior to Houston he came home with two straight sub 15th place finishes.
Now, many are questioning whether he can snap out of the recent funk.
I think the answer is yes.
I’m aware the last time the series was on an oval Ganassi swept the podium at Pocono with Dixon winning. But, for the most part Chevrolet powered engines have dominated the ovals all year prior. It’s no secret of their dominance as everyone including both teams consider Castroneves the favorite ...