What was US racing's greatest era?

What was US racing's greatest era?

CART's glory years are fondly remembered, but IndyCar competition is closer than ever in 2014. MARK GLENDENNING pitches 'then' against 'now', and gets top drivers' views

If you were to judge by the quality of the racing alone, you could make a strong case for current-era IndyCar being the best single-seater championship on the planet right now.

The problem is that it's chasing a ghost; a memory of a time in the tantalisingly recent past when single-seater racing in the US was viewed - with some justification - as a legitimate threat to Formula 1 in the battle for the hearts and minds of motorsport fans.

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