Hornish in front again at Chicagoland, but in spoiler role
Sam Hornish Jr. called 2007 a "terrible year," but he can erase a lot of bad memories Sunday by winning the IndyCar Series finale at Chicagoland Speedway.
Questionable '08 for women
It's not the story line of Franchitti and Hornish possibly going to NASCAR, but there may not be multiple women on the IndyCar grid in 2008.
Hideki Mutoh, hoping to run full time next year for Panther Racing, qualified 13th in a third Panther car, ahead of regulars Vitor Meira and Kosuke Matsuura, who qualified 15th and 16th. & The Unser name will be back again full time in IndyCar next season as Playa Del Racing announced a deal to put Al Unser III in an Indy Pro Series ride. Playa Del Racing fielded two cars in this year's Indianapolis 500, but team officials were noncommittal on next year's plans for the 500.