There are plenty of great reasons to watch the IndyCar Series Championship finale at Homestead-Miami this evening. Izod girl Cameron Haven adds to the list!
Tune in tonight at 6:00 PM on Versus for full exposure. All the action can also be seen on-line at IndyCar.com. Mike King and Kevin Lee are quite a pair, and do a fine job of bringing you a great description of the action. Registration at the website is fast and free.
Getting a grip will be the challenge for drivers tonight: last year's race at Homestead ended with only three cars on the lead lap, as most teams struggled to retain decent handling over a full stint of tire wear.
Firestone has brought an improved tire compound to this event, but Monday's test session revealed that grip continues to be elusive as the racing surface has endured another year of weathering.
As was the case last year, some teams will have gotten it very wrong. Watch for lapped traffic to play a major factor as Will Power and Dario Franchitti duel for the championship, and race for....
The $1,000,000 check.
The bizarre Silver Surfer on a Stump Izod IndyCar championship trophy
A chance to stand next to Cameron Haven in Victory Lane
Some guys have all the luck.