The Izod IndyCar Series season concludes Sunday at Las Vegas. Fortunately for race fans, it's not at the same time as the Sprint Cup race in Charlotte like the last race at Kentucky was. Unfortunately for sports fans, it's on during the NFL afternoon windows. (3:00 PM ET, ABC)
-- Yes, it's the final IndyCar Series race for Danica Patrick as a full time driver and no, she probably doesn't have a serious chance of winning the race. The top five favorites -- Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon, Ryan Briscoe, Helio Castroneves and Will Power -- drive for the two best teams, Penske and Ganassi.
-- Power trails Franchitti by 18 points and can't pass Franchitti if he finishes lower than sixth. This story is similar to last season, when Power brushed the wall in the final race of the season and Franchitti grabbed the title. Power needs luck on his side this year, and if Kentucky was any indication (the incident in the pits that cost him points wasn't his fault) it's still not.
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