The Top 10 Stories Of 2019

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Simon Pagenaud (22) leads the field at the start of the Indianapolis 500. (Al Steinberg photo)

During an earlier era, a majority of auto racing headlines were generated by those winning the races.

Today, the race winners are often overshadowed by the business of motorsports, and that trend was never more evident than during the past 12 months when many of racing’s biggest stories originated in boardrooms instead of pit areas.

Continuing a SPEED SPORT tradition that dates back nearly 40 years, here is our annual look at 10 stories that had a significant impact on the sport during the course of the season.

Click below to see our selections for the top-10 stories of 2019.