Tight title battle renews at Kentucky as season hits home stretch

Heavyweights Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon take their IndyCar Series title battle to Kentucky on Saturday. With only four races remaining, both are hoping to bounce back from bad days at Michigan, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: August 10, 2007, 12:55 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

The Meijer Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway (ESPN2, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET) is the setup race for what should be an exciting battle for the IndyCar Series championship.

Teams and drivers will get a one-week break following the Kentucky race, which is the 14th of 17 on the 2007 Indy Racing League slate. Then the last three events (road races at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma Calif., and Belle Isle, Mich., with the finale on the Chicagoland Speedway oval) come in rapid-fire succession ...

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