The young stars opening doors in IndyCar

The young stars opening doors in IndyCar

The Road to Indy system has a great record for launching drivers to the top level, but they've often struggled to stay there. The classes of 2018/19 should change that

As Formula 1 constantly struggles to please its fans amid accusations of poor racing and a lack of overtaking (even if it is sometimes unfounded), IndyCar is in another one of its periods of being global motorsport's fashionista.

The fact that the cars move around a lot on track, have a push to pass system and feature a one-size-fits-all chassis, and that the racing is inevitably close creates an on-track package that delights fans even though it lacks the engineering and aerodynamic challenge that F1 encourages.

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