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THE LONG VIEW: ESPN.com's John Oreovicz reported IndyCar President of Operations & Competition Derrick Walker recently "laid out the basic elements of a 10-year plan to increase the speed of the cars while maintaining or improving safety." Though it was not "stated directly, it's likely that the controversial" Dallara DW12 chassis -- which has "polarized fans with its ungainly looks -- could be utilized through" the '21 season. Walker said, "Our long-term competition strategy is designed to build on the foundation of our current package, with progressive and methodical enhancements in conjunction with our manufacturers, teams and drivers" (ESPN.com, 6/5).