Chevrolet: Winning IndyCar's engine war

Chevrolet: Winning IndyCar's engine war

When IndyCar introduced new engine rules for the 2012 season, the scene was set for a battle royale between Chevrolet, Honda and Lotus. As Mark Glendenning finds out, the fight has been far tougher than any of the trio expected

When Will Power crossed the line behind winner Scott Dixon at last weekend's IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio, he effectively sealed the manufacturers' championship for Chevrolet in its first year back in the series.

In theory, it could still lose. But to do so would require Lotus-powered Simona de Silvestro to win all three of the remaining races, with the best Chevrolet finishing behind the best-placed Honda on each occasion.

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