Sep 4, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA; Indy Car Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay during the 2011 Baltimore Grand Prix in downtown Baltimore.
The IndyCar field storms into Auto Club Speedway this weekend with the championship on the line. Team Penske's Will Power and Andretti Autosport's Ryan Hunter-Reay have more than just this race win on their minds. Power enters the race with a 17-point lead over Hunter-Reay in the championship battle. Take a quick look back at the two over the course of this season.
Power (middle) is sprayed with champagne by Scott Dixon (left) and Helio Castroneves (right) after winning the Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber Motorsports Park. Power has three wins this season.
Hunter-Reay celebrates after winning the Baltimore Grand Prix in downtown Baltimore. He has four victories to his credit this season.
Power looks intense during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Round the corner
Simon Pagenaud (77) and Hunter-Reay (28) tear through the streets of downtown Toronto during the Honda Indy Toronto. Hunter-Reay went on to win the race.
Mike Conway (14) goes airborne over Will Power (12) as they crash in Turn One during the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Hunter-Reay takes in the atmosphere during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Power takes a quiet moment during the race weekend in Toronto. The driver already had three early wins to his credit.
Practice makes perfect
Hunter-Reay practices his pit stops on Carb Day during practice for the Indianapolis 500.
Power autographs a 20x30 print during a drivers' autograph session earlier in the season.
Poised for success
Hunter-Reay poses for a photo with his wife in his car as part of Indianapolis 500 activities.
Power enjoys a ride through town as the IndyCar drivers took on one of many street courses this season.
Hunter-Reay shows his street-racing skills in Baltimore, winning for the fourth time this season and keeping himself in championship contention.