IndyCar title decider preview

IndyCar title decider preview

Three drivers head into this weekend's IndyCar finale at Homestead-Miami knowing that victory will almost certainly clinch them the title. Will Scott Dixon get his third, Dario Franchitti his second or Ryan Briscoe his first? Matt Beer looks ahead

If there's one thing the IndyCar Series does well, it's close finishes. It's not just good at three-abreast-over-the-line race finales, it also specialises in thrilling title deciders.

Sam Hornish Jr only got his 2006 crown on a tie-break with Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti became 2007 champion at the very last corner of the season as title rival Scott Dixon ran out of fuel ahead of him, and last year Dixon won the championship but had to hand the final round win to his title rival Helio Castroneves when the officials re-watched video of their photo finish.

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