IndyCar champ Dario Franchitti immortalized in hip-hop song (WARNING: NSFW la...Retired IndyCar and Indianapolis 500 champion Dario Franchitti’s already got a pretty big bundle of accolades – four series titles, three ‘500’ wins, 31 career victories, and an MBE. Now, the Scotsman can add “title/subject of a hip-hop song ... [10.20.14 - 5:50 pm]IndyCar 2015: Chevy Aero PKG Caught TestingWe love IndyCar here at Gas 2, and that has as much to do with the series’ emphasis on clean, renewable ethanol biofuels as it does with 240+ MPH wheel-to-wheel racing speeds and some of the closest competition this side of- well, anything! And, with t... [10.20.14 - 7:55 am]Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe helps family compete against WMThree-time Verizon IndyCar Series race winner James Hinchcliffe will be back in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario on Saturday 25th October attending a fundraising charity event on behalf of the Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Canada, which... [10.18.14 - 4:52 am]Indiana Racing Memorial Association fundraiser this SaturdayIndyCar driver Ed Carpenter, Al Unser, Jr. among those scheduled to appear. The Indiana Racing Memorial Association (IRMA) and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum have collected some exciting items for a silent auction that will be part... [10.21.14 - 5:34 pm]Robin Miller on the 1968 IndyCar seasonRobin Miller files his second off-season video feature for The RACER Channel on the 1968 USAC Indy car season, which featured an incredible diversity of tracks, a lengthy schedule, and an amazing volume of drivers taking part in the championship. [10.20.14 - 2:28 pm]Chevrolet IndyCar 2015 aero kit in spy shots not final versionChevrolet says that a representative version of its 2015 IndyCar aero kit will not be unveiled until the homologation process is completed, despite spy shots of an early iteration appearing. A member of the public managed to capture a handful of long ... [10.17.14 - 5:58 am]IndyCar schedule and standingsJune 28 — Shell-Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston 1 (Carlos Huertas) June 29 — Shell-Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston 2 (Simon Pagenaud) July 6 — Pocono INDYCAR 500, Long Pond, Pa. (Juan Pablo Montoya) 1. Will Power, 671. 2. Helio Castroneves, 609. [10.08.14 - 9:18 am]Deadmau5 encounters new rhythms during IndyCar rideElectronic dance music star Joel "Deadmau5" Zimmerman makes his living by assembling percussion, beats and rhythms for a worldwide audience. On Wednesday, he banged around in a different way at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. As the passenger in a two-sea... [10.16.14 - 4:40 am]Pagenaud to Penske 'perfect timing'INDIANAPOLIS -- The Verizon IndyCar Series still hasn't confirmed its 2015 calendar of races, but the key dominoes are starting to fall in the race for drivers to land a spot in the field when the season is scheduled to start in Brazil in March. [10.09.14 - 11:22 am]
Pagenaud made Penske expand to 4 IndyCar entriesCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Roger Penske has always been comfortable fielding just two or three IndyCar Series entries a year. With Simon Pagenaud on the free agent market, the team owner was willing to consider expansion. [10.01.14 - 2:00 pm]Why IndyCars Can Test At COTA, But Not RaceGrainy shots of an IndyCar testing an aero kit at Circuit of the Americas surfaced on the internet. So, will we see a race there? Nope! It's too close to Texas Motor Speedway, and the issue of proximity nixes a lot of other oft-requested tracks from th... [10.19.14 - 2:40 pm]Ovals ... A dying breed in IndyCarHistory is replete with species that didn’t make it; the passenger pigeon, the dodo, Panther Racing. You can add ovals other than Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Verizon IndyCar Series to the list of auto racing endangered species. And like the pas... [10.08.14 - 7:58 pm]Pagenaud Joins Penske for 2015 IndyCar SeasonSimon Pagenaud joins Penske for 2015 IndyCar season [09.29.14 - 11:00 am]Hinchcliffe to join Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' Verizon IndyCar Series teamThe three-time Verizon IndyCar Series race winner has signed a multi-year contract with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports to drive the team's No. 77 entry, beginning with the 2015 race season. [10.07.14 - 4:24 pm]IndyCar: Baltimore GP doomed by scheduling conflictsThe IndyCar Series wanted to continue coming to Baltimore but couldn’t deal with annual uncertainty over dates for the race, said Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., which owns IndyCar. The event was held on Labor Day weekend in 2011 through 2013, but tha... [10.14.14 - 2:24 pm]INDY: Chevy plays down IndyCar spy shotsChevrolet says that a representative version of its 2015 IndyCar aero kit will not be unveiled until the homologation process is completed, despite spy shots of an early iteration appearing [10.17.14 - 12:16 pm]Pagenaud and Penske: IndyCar's big shakeupTeam Penske has never had a four-car Verizon IndyCar Series team - until now. The most successful squad in American open wheel history - particularly at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where the team has 16 victories - announced it has hired Frenchman ... [09.29.14 - 4:31 pm]Marvin Riley named IndyCar's Director of Engine DevelopmentINDYCAR announced the hiring of Marvin Riley as its director of engine development, choosing a member of the Honda Performance Development (HPD) family for the second consecutive time. Riley succeeds Trevor Knowles, who returned to his home in the UK e... [10.07.14 - 11:33 am]INDY: IndyCar appoints engine directorIndyCar has reinforced its technical staff with the addition of former HPD figure Marvin Riley as director of engine development [10.07.14 - 6:01 am]
IndyCar: Hamilton closing in on new full-time entry - Racer IndyCar: Hamilton closing in on new full-time entry Racer Former IndyCar Series driver Davey Hamilton has lent his name and sponsorship dollars to other teams in recent years, and is getting closer to finally putting a program of his own on the grid next... [10.20.14 - 4:22 pm]IndyCar 2014 Review: P11 – Ryan Briscoe - Racer IndyCar 2014 Review: P11 – Ryan Briscoe Racer You'll have to wind the clock back to 2005 to find the last season Ryan Briscoe went without a visit to the podium. 2005 also served as his rookie season in in IndyCar and, discounting his partial season with... [10.21.14 - 10:20 pm]Flat 12 venture with IndyCar star yields surprise sales success - Indianapoli... Indianapolis Business Journal Flat 12 venture with IndyCar star yields surprise sales success Indianapolis Business Journal In 2013, Flat 12 expanded the offering over the entire IndyCar season and began rolling kegs of Hinchtown Hammer Down into bars and... [10.19.14 - 8:30 am]Two changes could have major impact on IndyCar Series - Indianapolis Business... autosport.com Two changes could have major impact on IndyCar Series Indianapolis Business Journal (blog) A bigger change to the IndyCar chassis—beyond the aero kits—could be coming in the not-too-distant future. IndyCar officials have recently said they a... [10.17.14 - 11:35 am]Indy Lights: SPM confirms 2015 program - Racer Motorsport.com Indy Lights: SPM confirms 2015 program Racer "We believe that the series is a vital step to reach the Verizon IndyCar Series, and the number of current IndyCar drivers who previously participated in Indy Lights is proof that the system work... [10.21.14 - 1:02 pm]IndyCar Circuit proximity playing role in keeping tracks off 2015 schedule - ... IndyCar Circuit proximity playing role in keeping tracks off 2015 schedule FOXSports.com Texas Motor Speedway has been a loyal supporter of IndyCar since the 1.5-mile oval staged its first IndyCar race in June 1997. Since that time, only the Indianapolis... [10.14.14 - 10:41 am]IndyCar 2014 Review: P12 – James Hinchcliffe - Racer IndyCar 2014 Review: P12 – James Hinchcliffe Racer But making three significant errors was about par for the leading IndyCar drivers this year; Hinch's problem was that his three came in the Triple Crown races, each of which was worth double points. Yet ... [10.20.14 - 5:50 pm]IndyCar: Chevy aero kit breaks cover at COTA - Racer IndyCar: Chevy aero kit breaks cover at COTA Racer The veil of secrecy surrounding testing activities with IndyCar's new-for-2015 aero kits lasted less than a week. Grainy shots of Chevy's custom bodywork taken from outside the Circuit of The Americas in... [10.15.14 - 12:41 pm]IndyCar champ Dario Franchitti immortalized in hip-hop song (WARNING: NSFW ..... IndyCar champ Dario Franchitti immortalized in hip-hop song (WARNING: NSFW ... NBCSports.com Retired IndyCar and Indianapolis 500 champion Dario Franchitti's already got a pretty big bundle of accolades – four series titles, three '500' wins, 31 career v... [10.20.14 - 4:33 pm]Watch IndyCar drop on New Year's Eve - Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Star Watch IndyCar drop on New Year's Eve Indianapolis Star The city of Indianapolis is hosting a community-wide New Year's Eve celebration to ring in 2015 – complete with a suspended IndyCar that will act as the city's “ball drop” at midnigh... [10.17.14 - 12:25 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Takuma Sato Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Verizon IndyCar Series Driver Takuma Sato talks about a 2014 season filled with hard work and hardships for the A.J. Foyt Enterprises racing team.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Sebastian Saavedra Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Sebastian Saavedra talks about his season driving for KV AFS Racing in 2014.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Carlos Huertas Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie Carlos Huertas talks about the competition in the series and winning a race in his first season.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Justin Wilson Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Veteran Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson looks back at the 2014 season and the level of competition in the series.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Jack Hawksworth Red Carpet Interview from the 2014 INDYCAR Celebration
Jack Hawksworth talks about his growth on ovals while racing for Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb/Agajanian during the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Sebastien Bourdais Red Carpet Interview from the 2104 INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Sebastien Bourdais looks back at the 2014 season racing racing for Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven, resulting in two poles and... [10.10.14 - 9:06 am]
Castroneves Passes 227 MPH in 'Fast Friday' PreviewThree-time Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner Helio Castroneves liked what he felt and saw from the new Chevrolet engine installed for practice May 15 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. [05.14.14 - 8:00 pm]Hinchcliffe Cleared To Resume Driving DutiesVerizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe, who was diagnosed with a concussion following an incident during the Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 10, was cleared to resume driving duties after being re-evaluated May 15 by the INDYCAR medical team. [05.14.14 - 8:00 pm]Daily Trackside Report - Thursday May 15Daily Trackside Report for Thursday, May 15 [05.14.14 - 8:00 pm]Pagenaud Cracks 226 MPH in Quick Practice SessionSimon Pagenaud, who won the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course May 10, caught everyone?s attention May 14 on the 2.5-mile oval with the fastest lap of the month in practice for the In... [05.13.14 - 8:00 pm]Indy 500 Rookie Report: Jack HawksworthJack Hawksworth says he was duly impressed on his initial visit to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in October 2011 for a Mazda Road to Indy test on the road course. [05.13.14 - 8:00 pm]Daily Trackside Report - Wednesday May 14Daily Trackside Report: Wednesday, May 14 [05.13.14 - 8:00 pm]
IndyCar 2014 Review: P11 – Ryan BriscoeMarshall Pruett says… You’ll have to wind the clock back to 2005 to find the last season Ryan Briscoe went without a visit to the podium. 2005 also served as his rookie season in in IndyCar and, disc... [10.22.14 - 2:54 am]Indy Lights: SPM confirms 2015 programSchmidt Peterson Motorsports has been an integral part of the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series for more than a decade, capturing seven championship titles. With the purchase of two brand-... [10.21.14 - 5:52 pm]IndyCar 2014 Review: P12 – James HinchcliffeDavid Malsher says… Another year in which James Hinchcliffe proved he was the thinking man’s Ryan Hunter-Reay. And if that sounds like a jab at RHR, it really isn’t. It’s more praise of the Mayor of ... [10.20.14 - 10:06 pm]IndyCar: Hamilton closing in on new full-time entryFormer IndyCar Series driver Davey Hamilton has lent his name and sponsorship dollars to other teams in recent years, and is getting closer to finally putting a program of his own on the grid next ye... [10.20.14 - 8:57 pm]Luke Gabin, Sam Adams victorious in Skip Barber Racing School Summer SeriesABOVE: Skip Barber Racing School's Top 5 Formula Skip Barber Summer Series Winners The 2014 Skip Barber Summer Series wrapped up a stellar season this past weekend at Lime Rock Park. A new generation... [10.20.14 - 7:36 pm]
NASCAR Emperor Chortles all the way to the BankWhen it comes to Chase contenders like Kyle Busch, Talladega just don't give a shit. Even a day after the NASCAR race at Talladega I hear the echoes of the chortle of the Emperor in Star Wars, Return of the... [10.20.14 - 10:52 am]What Think Ye of NASCAR “Drama”Kevin Harvick winning at Charlotte actually Cued the Circus Music Keep in mind that UMBRAGE is good. So, last week Charlotte turned into a Festival of Spider Monkeys when Brad Keselowski — who gives me an Eddie Haskell vibe, which... [10.17.14 - 1:06 pm]Farewell, More Front WingCue the sad circus music and DESPONDENCY. Just heard via The Twitter that MoreFrontWing.com is shutting it down. Paul and Steph and the posse over there did a great job for IndyCar fans. It certainly was a go-to site for... [10.15.14 - 10:43 am]The New NASCAR Chase Qualification Format is WorkingClint Bowyer is among those looking to get into NASCAR's 16-car playoff at Richmond. ( Nick Laham/Getty Images) Earlier this year NASCAR created a blizzard of discussion ranging from ecstasy to despondency (which is one of NASCAR's core talents) by... [09.06.14 - 10:32 am]NASCAR at Atlanta – Kyle Brain Lock Sets Up A-MainKasey Kahne wins at Atlanta. (Credit: 301051Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images) NASCAR at Atlanta rapid reaction ... The race was officially the “Oral-B USA 500,” and Oral-B toothbrushes and stuff are made in … Iowa City, Iowa. WHAMMY. Shout out... [09.01.14 - 10:13 am]
Indiana Racing Memorial Association fundraiser this SaturdayThe Indiana Racing Memorial Association (IRMA) and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum have collected some exciting items for a silent auction that will be part of IRMA's first fundraiser ever this Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the... [10.22.14 - 12:30 am]Dan Wheldon: Has it really been three years?It’s been three years since we lost Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
It was a strange day, just for starters, with way too many cars on that 1.5mile oval as IndyCar ushered out its old IR07 Dallara chassis, its singlemake engine formula and... [10.16.14 - 9:51 pm]Inside the numbers: Power holds interesting recordTwenty of the Australian's 24 career Indy car wins have come since he joined Team Penske as a full-time Verizon IndyCar Series driver in 2010.
Power's five-year rise from race winner to title contender, and finally, the Verizon IndyCar Series champion... [10.16.14 - 5:54 pm]As we remember Dan Wheldon, we pray for Jules BianchiThere are a few moments in our lives where we remember exactly where we were when a significant event happened. For racing fans, these kinds of moments usually correspond with the loss of one of our own.
Where were you when we lost Dan?
Three years ago... [10.16.14 - 4:08 pm]Racer/kingpin Randy Lanier is a free manRandy Thomas Lanier lived in the biggest house in Sumter County, Florida. The problem is, he had to share that house with 3,100 other men. Until today, Randy Lanier’s home was the Federal Correctional Complex of Coleman, one of the largest federal pris... [10.15.14 - 11:28 am]CFH Racing coming together nicelyThe youngest merged team in the Verizon IndyCar Series - CFH Racing - is beginning to find the blend line in its team makeup and manner of doing business. When Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR) and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) decided to work together it... [10.13.14 - 3:03 pm]
[10.07.14 - 8:55 am]Penske confirms Pagenaud for 2015Team Penske has signed Simon Pagenaud to a multi-year agreement that will see him race alongside reigning IndyCar Series champion Will Power in 2015.
Chevy plays down IndyCar spy shotsChevrolet says that a representative version of its 2015 IndyCar aero kit will not be unveiled until the homologation process is completed, despite spy shots of an early iteration appearing [10.17.14 - 11:58 am]Hinchcliffe joins Schmidt for 2015James Hinchcliffe has signed a multi-year deal to join the Schmidt Peterson Motorsport IndyCar team, where he will replace Simon Pagenaud in the #77 car [10.07.14 - 3:48 pm]IndyCar appoints engine directorIndyCar has reinforced its technical staff with the addition of former HPD figure Marvin Riley as director of engine development [10.07.14 - 5:53 am]Penske: Pagenaud worth fourth carPenske team president Tim Cindric says the squad has achieved a long-standing goal in signing Simon Pagenaud to drive a fourth car in its IndyCar line-up in 2015 [09.30.14 - 12:31 pm]Pagenaud joins Penske for 2015Simon Pagenaud will join Will Power, Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya at Penske in a four-car 2015 IndyCar Series line-up. [09.29.14 - 10:44 am]Abt and Gonzalez get IndyCar testsGP2 and Formula E racer Daniel Abt and ex-Formula 1 test driver Rodolfo Gonzalez are both exploring IndyCar moves [09.25.14 - 2:43 am]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com iRacing : Me temblaba todo, hasta el... (IndyCar Road - Donington)
Penúltima carrera de la temporada, donde vamos a rozar un Strength of Field de 5000 debido a que apenas éramos 14 pilotos (28 repartidos en 2 splits), lo que disparaba la puntuación ha... [10.21.14 - 5:14 pm]
Andretti’s 1984 titleAndretti’s 1984 titleLooking back at a hard-fought championship with Newman/HaasMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [10.13.14 - 9:00 am]Touch the SkyTouch the SkyA preview from a new documentary featuring Alex ZanardiMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.30.14 - 11:47 am]Penske’s greatest seasonsPenske’s greatest seasonsHow one of America's greatest teams rose to prominence and dominated US racingMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.22.14 - 5:49 am]Al Unser on his dominant years and moreAl Unser on his dominant years and moreThe four-time Indy 500 winner talks about his long career and IndyCar in the present dayMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.15.14 - 6:12 am]AJ Foyt’s greatest seasonAJ Foyt’s greatest seasonIndycars, stock cars, sports cars – Foyt won in all of themMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.08.14 - 5:40 am]
Simon Pagenaud to Join Team Penske in 2015MOORESVILLE, NC (September 29, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that race-winning driver and perennial championship contender Simon Pagenaud will join its ranks beginning with the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Mikhail Aleshin was upgraded to stable condition following a procedure for a chest injury at Loma Linda University Medical Center on Aug. 30. The Verizon IndyCar Series driver will re... [08.30.14 - 10:50 pm]
Negativity Is Not Always A Bad ThingWithout agonizing any further about the increasing dearth of IndyCar blogs, I’ve been a little perplexed over some of the hand-wringing that has gone on in the comment sections, not so much on this site, but on others. But where it seems to be most pre... [10.22.14 - 5:03 am]It’s Actually Easy To Be An IndyCar FanMany times, it’s common to hear fans complain that it’s hard to be a fan of the Verizon IndyCar Series. Granted, the powers-that-be often fail to give us hope that they have much of a clue as to what is really going on. But compared to my other passion... [10.20.14 - 5:05 am]Saying Goodbye To Old FriendsThe number of IndyCar blog sites has been dwindling for the last few years. When I first started in the spring of 2009, there were more than you could count. One by one, they’ve either fallen by the wayside or they’ve really cut back. Some that come to... [10.17.14 - 5:02 am]What Will Ganassi Do To Improve?As mentioned on Monday, it is pretty well common knowledge that Sage Karam will more than likely replace Ryan Briscoe at Chip Ganassi Racing. I have no problem with planning for the future, but what about the present? By the time the 2015 season rolls ... [10.15.14 - 5:04 am]Random Thoughts On The Silly SeasonWhile a couple of teams have made moves to either bolster their driver lineup or at least shore it up – others continue to have question marks. The last two weeks have seen Team Penske add Simon Pagenaud to their stables in expanding to a four-car team... [10.13.14 - 5:03 am]
End of a seasonIn the end, it came down to three points. An American accepted the Astor Cup with the title only decided at the checkered flag. An American stood in victory lane after 500 miles on an oval track.
In other words, it was the coda that many IndyCar fans h... [09.16.12 - 12:33 am]INDYCAR: The Friday Setup (Fontana) "The Friday Setup" will be a preview of the upcoming races and the schedule of the weekend events (practice and qualifications) leading up to race day. Also it will include other forms of rambling about the upcoming race (and the overall state... [09.14.12 - 8:00 am]The better part of valor: Conway recuses himself from INDYCAR finaleNo more.
That is what Mike Conway said when he considered taking part in this season's final IZOD IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.
Conway, a genial, mild-tempered Brit, has plenty of reason to hate high-speed oval racin... [09.13.12 - 5:18 pm]INDYCAR: Power Rankings (Fontana) U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
It ain't over yet. Stud Hunter-Reay will not go quietly into that good night after all. The last race is a Saturday night oval, and dammit we want our American hero conquering all. Also we want PENSKE B*TCHFACE one more time. ... [09.13.12 - 11:40 am]On mergers and unifications: enduring the long road aheadI have to say that while I don't know nearly as much about the inner workings of sports car racing as I do about other series like IndyCar and NASCAR, I have always been turned on by sleek prototypes, supercars, and even the "lowly" touring series.
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Shutting DownI’ve struggled with writing this since before Long Beach, and the words don’t seem to be coming any easier today than they did a few weeks ago. Effective today, I am shuttering IndyCar Advocate. The site will remain up, but as of now, there are no plan... [04.22.14 - 6:27 am]No Preview This WeekUnfortunately, it's been pretty hectic lately, and I'm going to have to forego the usual preview for Long Beach. Apologies for any inconvenience, but here's hoping you have a great race weekend! [04.11.14 - 5:50 am]A Quick Paypal NoteI've updated the Paypal button for donations on the right sidebar of the site. If you're of a mind to throw a couple bucks towards the site, it would be much appreciated. I'm not really one for pushing that sort of thing, so I'll just say thanks in adv... [04.02.14 - 5:27 pm]Notes: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg-Really, if you think about it, it was sort of fitting a Verizon car won the first-ever race under the Verizon Indy Car Series banner. It was a really strong start for Will Power, who had company all day, but also never looked like he wasn't at least e... [03.31.14 - 7:46 am]Storylines: Firestone Grand Prix of St. PetersburgAfter a ridiculously long winter, the newly-christened Verizon IndyCar Series powers up once again for a season opener. This offseason has seen plenty of changes on the drivers, engines, and crew fronts, but the old favorites are (mostly) still there, ... [03.28.14 - 7:37 am]
Ten Questions With Indianapolis 500 Festival Princess Adrienne Runge It’s is not too often that I get to write on subject matter that is outside of the norm for motorsports blogging. From time to time, I enjoy digging into the background and getting away from the wheel spin. Last week, I promised a divergence and I am... [05.07.14 - 8:45 am]My Unusual Prelude To This Year’s Indianapolis 500 Last week I had the pleasure of closely visiting the scene of this year’s Verizon IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the inaugural event of the 2014 schedule. Too bad IndyCar was racing at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. I again mi... [05.01.14 - 9:29 pm]Eye Candy from Sonoma AND my love, the Delta Wing, Monica Hilton, Simon Pagen...I will link all of this hot mess together by the end of this article, I promise! I tend to get a tad antsy this time of year as we all await the wheels turning at the Grand Prix of St. Pete. I mean, it is one thing to endure a long, miserable winter wi... [02.26.14 - 8:07 am]Finally, SOMETHING I Can Get My Head AroundI unashamedly follow Tony Dizinno, a writer for NBC Sports “Motor Sports Talk” as well as other outlets. This gent is a PROLIFIC producer of word count and not just for the sake of volume. He produces well written content across multiple racing platfor... [02.17.14 - 2:57 pm]Back in the saddle again…..Really! After an extremely long hiatus, basically doing what one does to keep up with the speed of life, it begins again. Time to saddle up and as they say in Denver these days, time to ride. Taking some time off to learn to look at things differently just m... [01.17.14 - 8:34 am]
Online versus Land-Based SlotsSlots are one of the most popular casino games. If you visit land-based casinos, you will find a whole area of slot machines with a lot of people enjoying them. Are you wondering if the excitement would still be the same if you play them online? Take a... [04.02.14 - 5:19 pm]All You Need to Know About Sao PauloThe Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo hosts the final round of the 2013 Formula One GP. This year it is the 2013 Brazilian Formula 1 Grand Prix. According to GrandPrixTours.com, the first ever Brazilian Grand Prix race event (1973) was held at this Sao P... ‘Turbo’: A sorta-critic’s reviewFull Disclosure: The writer was a movie critic for the Huntington News, the campus newspaper of Northeastern University, during the early years of his college life. "Turbo," Dreamworks' latest offering that centers around a garden snail's dream of vict... Random thoughts and outburstsThe first half of the IZOD IndyCar Series season was littered with upsets from the smaller teams in the paddock – Takuma Sato and A.J. Foyt Racing at Long Beach, Tony Kanaan and KV Racing at the Indianapolis 500, and Mike Conway (Dale Coyne Racing) and... On to “Old Milwaukee”I was meaning to do this last night, but I had some obligations to take care of. Thus, I'll keep my thoughts on last weekend's race at Texas Motor Speedway relatively brief since we're already just two days away from the Milwaukee IndyFest. I think Ind...
Should IndyCar Ever Decide To Do Something Way Off The Wall…Rockingham Speedway, ‘The Rock,’ in North Carolina is a wasted treasure. Andy Hillenburg, the racer (and former IndyCar driver) picked it up from Bruton Smith in 2007 (after SMI scattered its two Cup and other NASCAR series to other tracks). Since then... [10.21.14 - 1:46 pm]Mind Changed: We Should Be Indy Racing in OctoberTime for ‘ol Disciple to weigh in on the shortened season. When Mark Miles announced it last year it made perfect sense. After all it attempted to address one of the primary concerns of fans about events being spread too far apart on the calendar. They... [10.20.14 - 3:22 pm]Question for Internet IndyCar EOEs (Experts on Everything)Let us say that one day the magic racing genie popped out of whatever you happened to be stroking to grant wishes. The most common theme among the obsessed is the one that eliminates any vestige of Hulman-George DNA from any part of ownership or manage... [09.29.14 - 6:27 pm]The Disciple Consulting Group: Latest Free Advice for IndyCarThe internet is filled with self-appointed television executives that nearly continuously try to analyze 12+ overnight television estimates from Nielsen, and almost always reach a conclusion that any and all of these overnight estimates portend certain... [09.23.14 - 2:38 pm]Improving IndyCar In An Off Season That Will Be Far Too LengthyThe problem with IndyCar is not that it will fail (despite the nearly continuous cacophony of doom and gloom by a small group whose sole mission in life is to position it as on its last legs); rather it is a perception of unmet expectations. I saw my f... [09.10.14 - 9:52 am]
Rahal Letterman Lanigan racing was fined $5,000 for violating Rule 18.104.22.168. on Luca Filippi's entry during Race Qualifications. The rule... [07.24.14 - 4:01 pm]INDYCAR Rescinds Bourdais PenaltyINDYCAR announced Wednesday that the $10,000 fine and probation levied against Sebastien Bourdais June 11 has been rescinded following review.
Bourdais penalties were a league reaction to the on-track incident between the KVSH Racing driver and Justin W... [06.25.14 - 11:45 pm]INDYCAR Announces Texas PenaltiesINDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the Verizon IndyCar Series, announced Wednesday afternoon three post-race penalties following last weekend's Firestone 600 at Texas.
KVSH Racing's Sebastien Bourdais has been fined $10,000 and placed on probation for the... [06.11.14 - 7:32 pm]Grand Prix of Indianapolis Signs Title SponsorAnnounced Tuesday morning in the Economaki Press Conference Room of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Angie's List has signed on as the title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. The two-year deal runs through the 2016 event.
Hinchcliffe Exits Andretti, Moves To Schmidt Peterson The “Mayor of Hinchtown” is changing his email and snail-mail addresses.
James Hinchcliffe, a three-time Verizon IndyCar Series race-winner, has exited Andretti Autosport and signed a multi-year contract with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports beginning with... [10.08.14 - 8:05 am]Pagenaud To Join Team Penske RacinToday.com
Team Penske announced Monday that it is adding Simon Pagenaud as a fourth driver to its IndyCar Series team.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a four-time race winner in the Series. He will join 2014 series champion Will Power, multiple Indy 5... [09.29.14 - 1:01 pm]Aleshin Leaves Hospital RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Mikhail Aleshin was released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis Tuesday to continue his recovery from injuries sustained in an accident during practice for the season- ending event at Auto Club Speedway... [09.16.14 - 4:10 pm]Will Power Finally Gets His IndyCar Championship By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Team Penske’s Will Power capped an often-frustrating 15-year trek that transported him from Toowoomba, Australia, to Southern California Saturday night with a “mega” ninth-place finish in the MAVTV 500 tha... [08.31.14 - 8:00 am]Team Orders Are Filed In Penske’s Waste Basket By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Barring on-track contact between the two – and that’s entirely possible – Saturday night’s season-ending MAVTV 500 figures to be a free-for-all between Team Penske’s Will Power and Helio Castroneves.
“We’... [08.30.14 - 9:15 am]
I Sing the Formula Electric (Mostly)It's occurred to me just today that after months and months of hearing about Formula E, the FIA's new electric formula car racing series, we are now just mere days away from the first event. Testing has taken place, the teams have (mostly) named their ... [09.08.14 - 11:48 pm]Why the New Orleans Grand Prix is a great ideaA lot of people are questioning this decision by IndyCar thinking maybe N.O. isn't ready for this, the infrastructure isn't there, or parking is missing etc. But this is THE one place that Mike and I can serve as experts as we are both from New Orleans ... [05.05.14 - 10:51 am]An Open Letter to the IndyCar Series Team OwnersHello, Gentlemen (and Lady, Ms. Fisher), You don't know me, but I'm a long time fan. Of all of yours. Literally. Mr. Penske, I've thrilled to the feats of your bespoke chassis that so dominated CART for years, and I've enjoyed the driving of basically e... [06.06.12 - 11:09 pm]The World Calls The Thrilling Indy 500 FinishSo I'm pretty sure unless you're part of the .00001% of bored angsty messageboard lurker, you and 99.9999% of the world found the 2012 Indy 500 thrilling, exciting, unpredictable, and one of the best motor races of any kind in quite some time. But one ... [05.29.12 - 11:08 pm]Indy 500 Odds Are InSo here are the First Odds for this year's Indy 500.
Will Power9-2Helio Castroneves4-1Ryan Briscoe9-2Dario Franchitti6-1Scott Dixon6-1Marco Andretti10-1Tony Kanaan10-1Ryan Hunter-Reay20-1JR Hildebrand25-1Field (Any Other Driver)25-1James Hinchcliffe25-1... [05.09.12 - 3:10 pm]
Opinions are like assholes…Everyone has one, and they usually stink. I’ve remained silent on the Stewart/Ward incident since it first came to light in the wee hours on Saturday night. There were far too many questions, and not enough answers to form any … Continue reading → [08.11.14 - 10:53 pm]Ok then… guess I should recap…My colleagues and I arrived via media shuttle from the designated media hotel. Entering the Allstream Centre we headed up the escalator to the “Tim Horton’s Media room”, where a table of timbits and fresh coffee awaited us. We were … Continue reading → [07.22.14 - 7:26 pm]A Cautionary Tale…I was tasked recently with writing… everyday… whatever was in my mind/heart. So… today’s stream of consciousness happened to be related to this portion of my life. (apologies in advance again for the distinct lack of actual racing stuff on … Continue r... [06.16.14 - 2:11 pm]I swear I will start yapping soon…and y’all will start bitching that I talk too much… But please indulge me one last non-racing related post before I kick off my racing season. This just dropped into my inbox! This is my strappingly handsome nephew Dylan! This … Continue reading → [04.19.14 - 7:38 pm]Dusts off the blogwebs….I kept waiting for something to prompt me to step back into my “office” and put pen to paper fingers to keyboard… Not that I haven’t written a bunch of stuff lately, it’s just that it wasn’t for public consumption. … Continue reading → [04.12.14 - 12:53 am]
Welcome to the New Indycar GarageWhen I was asked to write for the new Indycar garage site, my first thought was “I am a Nascar fan!”. To my surprise, the response was “Great- we can use that as well”. Turns out this site is more about the lifestyle of the Indycar fan, then it is ab... [04.10.14 - 5:23 am]
Adios, ovals. It’s been good to know you.History is replete with species that didn’t make it: the passenger pigeon, the dodo, Dragon Racing. You can add ovals other than Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Verizon IndyCar Series to the list of auto racing endangered species. And like the p... [09.23.14 - 3:24 pm]The Long Goodbye of IndyCarIn Raymond Chandler’s famous detective novel The Long Goodbye, the hero Philip Marlowe must navigate a labyrinth of events, accusations, murders, lies, and betrayals to somehow arrive at a truth that both surprises and stuns. I can only think that Hul... [09.11.14 - 7:37 pm]Ten Worthless Opinions: Auto Club Speedway MAVTV 500 EditionWhat better way to end the Verizon IndyCar Series than with a season-ending Ten WO’s (worthless opinions). Some might think the better way to end the season was watching the actual race, but what do the fans know? Don’t waste your time forming your o... [09.01.14 - 2:57 pm]Strategy, fine wine, and the Go-Pro Grand Prix of SonomaThe 6.0 Napa Valley earthquake Sunday morning stole the headlines from the exciting Verizon IndyCar Series Go-Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Okay, that may have been sarcastic. Other than in the San Francisco Chronicle and Indianapolis Star, the race, ear... [08.25.14 - 2:21 pm]In defense of IndyCar Race ControlIn recent days, IndyCar race control has been low-hanging fruit as far as finding something to disparage about the Verizon IndyCar Series. In Toronto, the main criticism really wasn’t whether to run in the rain or not, it was the apparent waffling on ... [07.30.14 - 3:27 pm]
Cream of the Crop, 2014 (And A Fontana Wrap)So here we are, at the end of another IndyCar season. I have to say, I expect to wake up tomorrow and see some frost on the ground, since it's getting to that time of year.
Wait? You mean to tell me the season ended on August 30? It's only September? ... [09.03.14 - 9:48 pm]Final Standings: 11-21As a wrapup to the the season, I'm posting my thoughts on the seasons of the drivers who finished the season in points positions eleven through twenty-one. I'm sure your first thought is...wait, didn't a total of 23 drivers compete on a (mostly full-ti... [09.03.14 - 9:47 pm]A Day at The Mile(Editor's note: My race notes are based on what I saw from the stands since I don't know when I'll watch the DVR. So if you heard anything said that is contrary to what I observed, that's why! :--) )
Today's race at the Milwaukee Mile was certainly a... [08.17.14 - 11:03 pm]IOWA(!)As loyal readers of this space know, the Iowa race always gets a (!) because it's one of the best races on the schedule on a track that sits in one of the best states in the Heartland. And I was born here, so there's that.
I went with all caps because... [07.14.14 - 12:32 am]First Impressions of Iowa(!) SpeedwayI'm actually going to write a for-real wrap-up on the race once I have the chance to see it in the DVR sometime Sunday. But I thought it would be fun to just throw out a few thoughts of my first trip to the 7/8th-mile oval just outside Newton, Iowa.
H... [07.13.14 - 11:06 am]
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Signs Hinchcliffe[SPM Team Press Release] INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 7, 2014) – Three-time Verizon IndyCar Series race winner James Hinchcliffe has signed a multi-year contract with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) to drive the team’s No. 77 entry, beginning with the 2015 ra... [10.07.14 - 11:30 pm]Team Penske Signs Pagenaud[Team Penske Press Release] MOORESVILLE, NC (September 29, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that race-winning driver and perennial championship contender Simon Pagenaud will join its ranks beginning with the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The 3... [09.29.14 - 8:16 pm]Firestone Tire Test at IMSFour drivers and teams returned to the Greatest Race Course in the World today, for a Firestone tire test on the famous oval. The four participants were defending Indy 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport), three-time Indy 500 winner Helio C... [09.23.14 - 10:37 pm]IndyCar News & NotesThe 2015 IndyCar season seems miles away, but there has been plenty of news since the 2014 season ended three weeks ago. There hasn’t been any Silly Season movement yet, but that will likely change in the next couple of weeks. The schedule for next sea... [09.20.14 - 11:56 pm]2014 IndyCar Season AwardsThe IndyCar season is officially over. While that may be a depressing opening line, there are so many things to reflect on from this past season, in what was another incredible year of open wheel racing. What is the headline from this year? Is it Will ... [09.02.14 - 11:00 am]
Initial Feedback - The Inaugural Grand Prix of IndyMug-N-Bun never fails to satisfy
Following the #GPofINDY, and surviving a near brain-freeze from rapidly trying to ingest too much Mug-N-Bun root beer float, I had a three-hour drive home to recount the day's events.
It's my opinion that direct and... [05.12.14 - 12:08 pm]Crystal Ballin' 2014Ah, yes. The waiting is over. It's all to be done.
The newest of Indycar seasons is upon us and in keeping with my ill-advised tradition of making predictions, the time has come again. Rather than summarize my previous predictions, feel free to ex... [03.27.14 - 12:00 pm]Spring TrainingThe newly minted, pre-season Indy Fans Tweet-Up was a success by all accounts (I wasn't able to attend much to my chagrin), although I was there in spirit - a cantankerous, mean spirit to some perhaps. I'll admit the Polar Vortex had it's grip on me as... [03.17.14 - 6:58 pm]Glampty-Dance, Here's Yo Chance, So do The Glamp!Oh, hello there.Yes, friends, it has been a while, but with the off-season turned chock-a-block with new-season goodies, many things are looking up for the Indycar season - 2014.Now 'Glamping' (Glamorous Camping) is the latest development for those inc... [03.14.14 - 11:10 am]GodspeedJust a few days ago, on a recent music-related trip to Nashville, Tennessee, I was also able to devote some impromptu time for what I will loquaciously describe as a 'Friday PM Indycar Fan and Blogging Commiseration Summit'.
In the maelstrom of the f... [09.25.13 - 1:37 pm]
Dreams to Realities …Well, well, well … I leave a blog alone for 6+ months, and it gets all dusty on me. I know, I know … here I start my own, personal INDYCAR-based blog, and then I leave it alone through the entire 2012 IZOD IndyCar Season. Plus, all my proposed in-sessi... [10.12.12 - 4:00 pm]Rubens Barrichello … moving the needle?I’ve promised myself … a maximum of 1,200 of my own words after this paragraph … Verbosity, thy bad name is me. Here goes nothing … — On Thursday, March 1st, 2012, Rubens Barrichello inked a one-year deal with KV Racing Technologies, driving Car #8, sp... [03.02.12 - 10:05 am]Making INDYCAR better … personallyNo one could deny or claim we haven’t made mistakes along the way. We have. But our only goal every single day with IndyCar is to better it and make it stronger. We have fantastic drivers, we have outstanding teams, and partners willing to invest milli... [02.28.12 - 10:00 am]2012 Cars – IZOD IndyCar SeriesA few weeks ago, I recall tweeting an initial breakdown of car/driver/engine combinations. Of course, I swapped one team’s engine contract, and was electronically backhanded for my faux pas (Thanks, Pippa! I owe you). So, I came up with a spreadsheet o... [02.19.12 - 7:30 pm]36 SuperCars, 36 Hours – Day 2First … an apology for yesterday’s post (36 SuperCars, 36 Hours – Day 1) … it was a little long. I promise I will do better once the 2012 INDYCAR season starts up in earnest. However, I hope I didn’t scare you from Day 2! Saturday, February 4th, 2011 –... [02.12.12 - 10:06 pm]
A Peon's Thought on Scheduling I had a thought last night relating to scheduling that I tweeted out to Kevin Lee for trackside. It has several moving parts and I doubt twitter really did it justice. So since I never took this site down and I am sure Pippa was getting tired of my l... [11.01.13 - 11:48 am]The Gift of the Magi News came on Tuesday that Pippa Mann had secured a ride for this year’s Indy500. Within the small IndyCar Twitter-node the news was reason for an overflow of heartfelt rejoicing. The IndyCar Twitter-node loves Pippa and rightly so. More so than any ... [05.02.13 - 1:33 am]Leftovers From Barber Weekend
This year in addition to taking in the race at Barber we decided to stretch the weekend a few days. So after the race, we drove to Tennessee and rented a small cabin in the mountains for a couple days. Which implicitly implies – I haven’t seen the ra... [04.09.13 - 11:35 pm]Barber Saturday - A Familiar Face and a Few ImagesI spent most of Saturday schlepping around Barber Motorsports Park toting my camera and a tripod hoping to capture some "Phantom Car" images. No such luck - The GrandAm series which is usually money for 3 - 4 yellows that bunch the field up and make t... [04.06.13 - 11:49 pm]The Annual Pathetic Season Preview - Part 1 It seems like every year we get to this point in the year where the first race is just a few days away, everyone else is doing it and I succumb to the peer pressure…So Here Goes. Predictions: Scott Dixon will win the Series Championship. Last year I... [03.18.13 - 10:47 pm]
Unfiltered Race Notes: Milwaukee 2014OK, Here we go with the Milwaukee race notes… finally. I think I have found some international feed on youtube as there was not even a second of prerace; straight into the command and the launching of the cars. I … Continue reading → [09.06.14 - 12:19 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Fontana 2014 Championship EditionAlright… 500 miles to go… —Prerace— The Astor Cup is a good looking piece of silverware For the record; I am for double points for 500 mile races. In an ideal world I would be for a Simon Pagenaud championship, … Continue reading → [08.31.14 - 10:09 am]Unfiltered Race Notes: Sonoma 2014Note for the Milwaukee notes: Due to my in person attendance at the kick ass Milwaukee Mile last weekend, I was unable to catch my DVR crapping out. I have yet to see the telecast of Milwaukee, if you know … Continue reading → [08.24.14 - 9:24 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Mid-Ohio 2014Welcome back. It’s Mid-Ohio weekend… Let’s go! —Prerace— Alright, I wonder how long until the FF button gets hit… Qualifying rewind. Tough day for the series for sure… I was slightly embarrassed for the drivers after two years of green … Continue readi... [08.03.14 - 9:43 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Toronto Race Two 2014Welcome back to Toronto! This is an actual IndyCar race according to my DVR so I guess we’ll be in store for some actual racing? —Prerace— Doubt I’ll be watching much of this HCN looks tired. That doesn’t bode well … Continue reading → [07.20.14 - 7:38 pm]
IndyTech 101Here's a fun way to put the amazing performance of an Indy car into perspective. Check out this cool infographic from Verizon.
[07.15.14 - 11:58 am]Verizon & IndyCar: Racing Into the Future TogetherTurn back the calendar a few months and I thought, fab, the IndyCar Series nabs a title sponsor with more than 103 million retail connections, 1,700 retail locations, and $81 billion dollars in revenue--this is promising for raising the profile of the ... [05.24.14 - 3:25 pm]Everyone Needs a Rookie to Root For IIContinuation of our wildly popular [blatant exaggeration] inaugural rookie roundup from 2013.
This year sees a healthy class of seven newbies who have qualified to contest the world's greatest race. From a NASCAR champion, to a Russian rock guitarist an... [05.22.14 - 5:22 pm]Is an IndyCar driver coming to your town?In my case, YES. Tomorrow, Tuesday May 20th, Pippa Mann will pay me a personal (well, not actually) visit in the great city of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The other Indy 500 drivers will also fan out over North America to spread the good gospel of the world's gre... [05.19.14 - 12:55 pm]Historically high stakes on Indy 500 qualifyingThere's a lot more than bragging rights and a cozy starting position on the line for Indy 500 qualifying, this weekend.
It's about points. Lots and lots of Verizon IndyCar Series Championship points.
Take a look, and don't miss a minute of the action.
2014 Verizon IndyCar Fontana RaceClick to play podcast Radio coverage of the Verizon IndyCar season finale from Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. Orifinal air date: 08/31/14. Follow us on Twitter @indycarradio and online at www.indycarradio.com [08.31.14 - 1:49 am]2014 Verizon IndyCar Sonoma RaceClick to play podcast Live flag to flag coverage of the penultimate race on the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season at Sonoma Raceway. Original airdate: 08/24/14 [08.24.14 - 7:53 pm]2014 IndyLights Sonoma Race #2Click to play podcast This is race number 2 from Sonoma Raceway this weekend and the last race of the 2014 IndyLights Series season. Time to crown a champion. Original airdate: 08/24/14 [08.24.14 - 3:29 pm]2014 IndyLights Sonoma Race #1Click to play podcast IndyCar Radio's coverage of the Indy Lights Series Race number 1 from the Sonoma double header. Original airdate: 08/23/14. [08.23.14 - 4:35 pm]2014 Verizon IndyCar Milwaukee RaceClick to play podcast Complete radio coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series at the Milwaukee Mile. Original airdate: 08/17/14. Check us out online at indycarradio.com. [08.17.14 - 7:10 pm]
Talk of Gasoline Alley May 23, 2014Click to play podcast It's another thrilling installment of "Talk of Gasoline Alley" as Kevin Lee sits down with IMS Historian Donald Davidson to relive the long and glorious history of the Indianapolis 500. [05.23.14 - 7:58 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 22, 2014Click to play podcast It's another thrilling installment of "Talk of Gasoline Alley" as Kevin Lee sits down with IMS Historian Donald Davidson to relive the long and glorious history of the Indianapolis 500. [05.22.14 - 9:01 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 21, 2014Click to play podcast Tonight, Kevin Lee and Donald Davidson answer calls related to the history of the Indianapolis 500. [05.21.14 - 8:45 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 19, 2014Click to play podcast Kevin Lee joins IMS Historian Donald Davidson to talk more about the History of the Indianapolis 500 and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. [05.19.14 - 8:38 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 16, 2014Click to play podcast Curt Cavin joins IMS Historian Donald Davidson LIVE from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for another edition of Talk of Gasoline Alley! [05.16.14 - 6:57 pm]
15 years next week since we lost Greg MooreLooking though some photos and found this. 1994, Greg testing Emmo's #2 car. This was 20 years ago and next week it will be 15 years since we lost Greg. I sure wish we could have seen more of this.Image:... [10.21.14 - 4:45 pm]Excitement Mounts for Saturday's IRMA Fundraiser at IMS MuseumIf you appreciate the history of racing in the state of Indiana, this sounds like a great event to attend for a great cause.
*INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21 — *The Indiana Racing Memorial Association (IRMA) and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame ... [10.21.14 - 4:36 pm]Davey Hamilton Hint on Car Count / TeamsFrom the racer.com article that has a thread going about it on TF http://racer.com/indycar/item/110029-indycar-hamilton-closing-in-on-new-full-time-entry :
A few teams come to mind for such a partnership in the IndyCar paddock, and wh... [10.21.14 - 1:27 pm]Dario Franchitti - JB Lynch and Preme Dhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsJrE85zv7E [10.20.14 - 5:24 pm]hamilton building full time vics ride for 2015http://racer.com/indycar/item/110029-indycar-hamilton-closing-in-on-new-full-time-entry
my guess he will help round out andrettis team [10.20.14 - 4:36 pm]Indycar and UberAs someone who swears by Uber, and someone who loves ridesharing, why not get one of the Indycar drivers, like Hinch, do it for a day, and just have fun while doing it? That would be really cool. Ridesharing companies make a lot of sense as racing spon... [10.19.14 - 8:56 am]Hinch's beerhttp://www.ibj.com/articles/50010-flat-12-venture-with-indycar-star-yields-surprise-sales-success [10.18.14 - 9:33 pm]Former INDYCAR driver Alex Lloyd rallying this weekend?Is this the ex Indycar driver or a different Alex Lloyd? Fifth car down on left of page, Honda Fit.
Image: http://rally-america.com/events/2014/LSPR/photos# [10.18.14 - 2:20 pm]observations from a dirt trackI am currently attending the Southern Challenge at Abilene Speedway in Texas.
Good turnout for fans and entries (modifieds and stocks)
A few things I have noticed:
1 - lots of fans wearing hats and t-shirts with names of local dirt track race... [10.18.14 - 11:01 am]Need help identifying car pieceWon some stuff at an auction recently that included a Simon Pagenuad race used visor, gloves, 1/64 die-cast signed, GP suite pass signed, 8X10 photo signed, and this. The Pagenaud gloves turned out to be Jack Harvey gloves and thats why I'm questioning... [10.18.14 - 12:03 am]Spotted on 10th street todayI was driving in the area of Allison transmission this morning and spotted an open wheel car on 10th st. I wasn't close enough to tell if it was a lights car or other series. I caught a glimps of the rear wing as it turned north into a lot and it was... [10.17.14 - 9:51 pm]outstanding article in esquire!The fact that we seem to get more things like this in the media nowadays re-affirms my belief that the series is in good hands and moving in the right direction.
You cannot drive ... [10.17.14 - 2:18 pm]Race Control Restructuringhttp://www.racer.com/indycar/item/109938-indycar-race-control-restructuring-making-progress-walker-says [10.17.14 - 1:41 pm]Indianapolis will drop an IndyCar on New Years Evehttp://www.indystar.com/story/news/2014/10/17/watch-indycar-drop-new-years-eve/17434025/
New York drops an apple on New Years Eve; Indianapolis is going to drop an IndyCar. IBiI
BTW - have no idea what forum to put this in. [10.17.14 - 1:03 pm]Wilbur ShawFeel free to move this to a more appropriate forum, but this happened near my home town. Knew some folks who are sure they heard Shaw's plane flying low over their farm..
http://www.decaturdailydemocrat.com/content/ceremony-will-mark-peterson-site-... [10.17.14 - 11:39 am]
IndyCar • Re: AR1's slanderous and foolish comments should stop!Mark wrote: To be fair, Crapwagon was mostly set up because myself and Chica wouldn't allow them to spout crap on here (and not just here the likes of Track Forum too), so they set that up so they could talk crap there instead, of course it quickly got ... [03.17.14 - 2:04 pm]IndyCar • Re: New qualifying formatThanks very much champcarray. That was useful for me to brush up on those Regs.Statistics: Posted by steveaki13 — Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:38 pm [03.16.14 - 5:38 pm]IndyCar • Re: C'mon INDYCAR SERIES!!!What is up with that Toronto back 2 back. Looks like cutting cost more than anything to me. Statistics: Posted by Cart750hp — Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:50 pm [03.16.14 - 3:50 pm]IndyCar • Re: Not much action on the IndyCar forumI have never gotten round to following Indy car on a regular basis, but with all the ex f1 drivers this season I am determined to follow it and learn.
Hope to chat to you all in Indy this season.
Statistics: Posted by steveaki13 — Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:0... [03.15.14 - 6:07 pm]IndyCar • Re: Kurt Busch attempting The DoubleStarter wrote: A good argument could be made for today's drivers being a bunch of wusses because they only drive in one series. The greats like Mario, AJ, Gurney, etc. could get in any car and win. It didn't make any difference if it was a sprint car, s... [03.11.14 - 9:28 pm]
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