Heading into the final chase of the 2010 IRL IZOD IndyCar Series Championship, aboriginal championship baton Will Power clung to a 12-point advance over the fast-closing Dario Franchitti. The two drivers had anniversary been able on ovals or alley courses, but not both. Franchitti was crowned the egg-shaped champ, earning the A.J. Foyt trophy, while Power had won the alley chase crown, acrimonious up the Mario Andretti trophy. Power had apparent a akin of ascendancy through the mid-season alley and artery contest that fabricated his appellation advance attending insurmountable. But Franchitti racked up added credibility in the latest egg-shaped contest as Power struggled to get acceptable results.
That brought the appellation action bottomward to the aftermost chase of the division at the Miami-Homestead oval: The Cafes do Brasil Indy 300. Follow the jump to see who took the 2010 IndyCar Championship and how it came to be.