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Friday 24th October 2014

 

US Scene

Andretti’s 1984 title

Looking back at a hard-fought championship with Newman/Haas

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Tony Stewart on his travails

The NASCAR champion faces the media for the first time since Kevin Ward Jr’s death

Touch the Sky

A preview from a new documentary featuring Alex Zanardi

Changes coming for NASCAR

How this year’s Chase is shaping up, plus rule changes for 2015

Penske’s greatest seasons

How one of America’s greatest teams rose to prominence and dominated US racing

Al Unser on his dominant years and more

The four-time Indy 500 winner talks about his long career and IndyCar in the present day

AJ Foyt’s greatest season

Indycars, stock cars, sports cars – Foyt won in all of them

IndyCar in 2014 and beyond

The 2003 Champ Car winner on this year’s title fight and the challenges the series has to overcome

Power conquers his nightmares

The Penske driver finally triumphs after finishing second in the standings three times

IndyCar title goes to the wire

Scott Dixon’s second win of the year sends the championship fight into the final round

Tony Stewart’s hard times

Why the tragic incident at Canandaigua needs careful and respectful treatment

The brilliance of Scott Dixon

What sets IndyCar’s finest apart from the rest of the pack

Dixon goes from last to first

The reigning IndyCar champion’s spectacular turnaround at Mid-Ohio

The Brickyard’s dilemma

The Brickyard’s dwindling crowds are just the tip of the iceberg in American racing

Toronto’s double header

Sébastien Bourdais and Mike Conway triumph in rain-affected Toronto

Hunter-Reay bounces back

A late stop for tyres worked in the favour of Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter-Reay in Iowa

Proving the doubters wrong

Montoya’s win at Pocono proves he still has what it takes

Montoya wins at Pocono

Penske’s domination of the Pocono 500

IndyCar’s title race

The up-and-down championship no-one seems to want to win

US Scene photo galleries

Motor Sport on US Scene

Gordon Kirby started covering Indycar racing, the original Can-Am series, the American Formula 5000 series, the Daytona 500 and the long-distance sports car races at Daytona, Sebring and Watkins Glen in 1973 when he began his work as Autosport‘s American correspondent. Over the years he’s covered more than 650 Indy car races and 35 Daytona 500s. Looking back, he feels lucky and pleased that he was able to cover the final two years of the great Can-Am series and enjoy the rich variety of American racing (The US Scene), changeable as its been, over four decades and more.