Castroneves hoping to reel in red-hot Dixon at Kentucky

Can anyone catch Scott Dixon? Not likely. But Helio Castroneves will give it his best shot Saturday at Kentucky Speedway, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: August 8, 2008, 7:29 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

SPARTA, Ky. -- Statistically speaking, six drivers are still eligible to win the IndyCar Series championship. But let's be realistic: The only ones in the conversation are points leader Scott Dixon of Target Ganassi Racing and Team Penske's Helio Castroneves.

Let's be realistic again: Saturday's Meijer Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2 and ESPN360.com) isn't a likely place where the 65-point gap between the frontrunners will shrink.

Dixon, who ...

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