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The six major IndyCar subplots to follow in 2021

From rookies arriving with big reputations to veterans who still have the fire and an F1-linked squad pushing to join the big leagues, IndyCar has it all this year. Here are six of the key storylines to keep track of

The 2021 IndyCar season that gets underway at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend promises to be one of the best for many years.

Featuring arguably the deepest talent pool since the pre-Split era, with a seven-time NASCAR Cup champion, the reigning Australian Supercars champion and a 10-time Formula 1 podium finisher forming part of a remarkable rookie crop, this season will feature nine previous winners of the Indianapolis 500 including returning greats Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya, while Tony Kanaan's retirement has been put on hold for a return to Chip Ganassi Racing.

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