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Open Wheel Wednesday: The “Surprise” Champion, Stellar Seasons & More

Scott Dixon celebrates his race win and championship title at Sonoma (credit: IndyCar)

Huston Ladner  : So where does anyone want to begin? Matt Stallknecht : Man…where to even start Toni Montgomery : Am I the only one who made the mistake of pretty much forgetting all about Scott Dixon? Matt: I completely forgot about him Toni: And then wondering where the hell …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Let a Loss Not Be in Vain

Justin Wilson celebrates his IndyCar victory at Watkins Glen in 2009

There’s a place in motorsports where tradition and progress sometimes clash, and more often than not it’s tradition that prevails. It’s understandable because so often fans, owners, and drivers lament that things just aren’t like they used to be and no one values tradition. No one wants to drive fans …

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Rookie Spotlight: Gabby Chaves Opens Up About His Successes, Struggles in First IndyCar Season

(Photo: Chris Owens)

One of the first stars of the MAZDA Road to Indy, Gabby Chaves is in the midst of an impressive rookie campaign in the Verizon IndyCar Series.  Chaves, 22, earned a scholarship and a ride with Bryan Herta Autosport following a 2014 championship run in Indy Lights. In his first …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Wrapping Up IndyCar’s Last Month

IndyCar 2015 Indy Montoya on track credit Mark Reed

Toni Montgomery: Can we have a quick refresh–what races have they run since our last chat? Toronto and Texas.  Did we chat after Detroit last?  Wait–it was before Indy, wasn’t it? OK–that helps–got my bearings. Huston Ladner: I thought we hit upon Indy, but perhaps not.  I’d say go with …

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