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Franchitti looking to strengthen IndyCar grip at The Glen

Why is Dario Franchitti smiling? He has three wins in the last five races, a whopping 65-point lead in the driver standings, and a much-anticipated date at Watkins Glen International this weekend.

Updated: July 5, 2007, 3:10 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

The "Dario Franchitti Championship Cruise" docks at New York's Seneca Lake this weekend for the Camping World Watkins Glen Grand Prix (Sunday, 3:30 p.m., ABC).

Coming off three wins in the last five races, Franchitti packed a 65-point lead in the IndyCar Series championship for the trip to Watkins Glen International, the fastest of the five road-racing venues that now make up almost a third of the 17-race IndyCar schedule.

The 34-year-old Scotsman is trying to downplay talk of ...

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