'Sleek, sexy' 2018 Indy cars get rave reviews after first test at IMSINDIANAPOLIS — To hear Oriol Servia tell it, the 2018 Indy car is a “sexy beast.” Servia, along with Juan Pablo Montoya, was enlisted by the Verizon IndyCar Series to take the latest creation on its maiden voyage Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor ... [07.25.17 - 1:47 pm]Rahal, RLL on a roll heading home to Mid-OhioGraham Rahal’s potential last best chance to close a boatload of points in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series championship chase comes this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and it couldn’t come at a better time on the calendar. He sits tied with... [07.26.17 - 1:58 am]Craig Murto: Kasey Kahne proves drivers are athletesThe sight of Kasey Kahne sitting on the pavement next to his car, drenched in sweat in Victory Lane, following the marathon that was the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis is proof that drivers are athletes. Following three red flags, including a rain delay... [07.26.17 - 5:31 am]Report: GP Association of Long Beach ‘most qualified’ firm to run raceNot for the first time, the future of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was in the news earlier this year, and the question of whether Formula 1 could re-enter running the race it did from 1976 to 1983, or whether North American open-wheel racing, in... [07.26.17 - 3:00 am]Kyle Larson says heavy crashes led him to hit the brakes on running the India...INDIANAPOLIS – It’s only a matter of time until Kyle Larson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be at the Indianapolis 500 – perhaps with the latter watching the former behind the wheel. Larson said he has approval from team owner Chip Ganassi, who fields ... [07.22.17 - 10:00 am]Logan Schuchart Wins World of Outlaws Six Nations Showdown at OhswekenOHSWEKEN, Ont. – July 25, 2017 – Ohsweken Speedway was jammed with a packed crowd as the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series invaded for the Arrow Express Six Nations Showdown. The DIRTcar Sportsman tour was also in attendance for the first ... [07.26.17 - 9:55 am]Iconic sportscaster Bob Wolff dead at 96Bob Wolff, a versatile and prolific sportscaster whose career spanned 78 years, died Saturday at age 96 in South Nyack, N.Y. The longtime voice of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers, he also was behind the microphone for World Series, NBA Finals ... [07.16.17 - 6:15 pm]IndyCar Series: Josef Newgarden edges Alexander Rossi to win in TorontoTORONTO -- Josef Newgarden took another step toward proving why Roger Penske hired him last year, winning his second Verizon IndyCar Series race for Team Penske. Newgarden, who won at Barber Motorsports Park in April, won Sunday's Honda Indy Toronto in... [07.16.17 - 12:44 pm]Competitive Spirit: Nolen Racing going strong in Silver Crown SeriesGrowing up in Indianapolis in the 1950s, Gene Nolen became fascinated with the combination of man, machine and speed. At 74, he still is. Nolen, who owns Whiteland-based Nolen Racing, is in his 28th season as a car owner in the USAC Silver Crown Series. [07.24.17 - 3:33 pm]Need for speed: Local driver suits up for Nolan RacingWHITELAND — Growing up in Indianapolis in the 1950s, Gene Nolen became fascinated with the combination of man, machine and speed. At 74, he still is. Nolen, who owns Whiteland-based Nolen Racing, is in his 28th season as a car owner in the USAC Silver ... [07.24.17 - 7:38 pm]
INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 26 to Aug. 1)Party in the Penn Marco Andretti likes to hang out at home in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. But that doesn’t mean he’s antisocial. Andretti just gets all his friends to come to him. A cast of motorsports stars showed up to his latest soiree, held just after ... [08.03.16 - 6:08 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 19 to 25)Summertime … and the livin’ is easy It’s clear: Max Chilton knows a thing or two about good living. While the Verizon IndyCar Series paddock took a few days off last weekend, Chilton piloted a gorgeous convertible around the English countryside. He wou... [07.27.16 - 5:02 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 12 to 18)Dedicated follower of fashion In addition to being a great racing town and the home of the Honda Indy Toronto, the Canadian city is a good destination for the fashion forward. The combination of both makes it a perfect locale for Chloe Roberts, Max Chi... [07.20.16 - 10:29 am]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 27 to July 4)Reppin’ the red, white and blue Independence Day celebrations brought about all sorts of American sentiment and with an off weekend on the schedule, Verizon IndyCar drivers had time for some rest and relaxation. Graham Rahal made sure to dress the part... [07.05.16 - 5:18 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 18 to June 24)‘You ever have that feeling where you’re not sure if you’re awake or dreaming?’ The always charming and conversational Emma Dixon had to find someone to talk to in Le Mans, France, while hubby Scott Dixon was busy getting a third-place finish in the 24... [06.27.16 - 5:39 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 11 to June 17)If the shoe fits Luckily, Helio Castroneves had perfect hair and his signature yellow No. 3 socks on when he competed on “American Ninja Warrior” in late April because when the episode aired June 13 on NBC, we see that he lost a shoe while holding onto... [06.20.16 - 2:42 pm]
RACER video: 2018 IndyCar speedway bodywork tech tourRACER's Marshall Pruett takes you for a narrated technical tour of IndyCar's new 2018 superspeedway bodywork. Click on the thumbnails below for larger images. uOC9tKp3foA [07.26.17 - 2:47 pm]RACER: Miller & Pruett's 2018 aero kit test reportRACER's Robin Miller and Marshall Pruett check in with a report after the 2018 superspeedway bodywork test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. HlEBzF977k4 [07.25.17 - 8:46 pm]RACER video: Frye on 2018 speedway aero testIndyCar competition president Jay Frye speaks with RACER's Robin Miller and Marshall Pruett after a successful first test for the 2018 superspeedway bodywork. _L9ymcIYePg [07.25.17 - 8:01 pm]Mission accomplished in first IndyCar aero testIt started out a little shaky, but Tuesday's first test of IndyCar's 2018 universal bodywork wound up being a rousing success. Oriol Servia and Juan Pablo Montoya turned over 100 laps each in the old... [07.25.17 - 6:48 pm]RACER video: Montoya on 2018 aero kit testJuan Pablo Montoya checks in with RACER after completing the first test of IndyCar's new 2018 superspeedway bodywork for Chevy at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. U_uxtxSheGg [07.25.17 - 6:06 pm]
Birchwood native Aaron Telitz races in the Pro Mazda Championship, one of steppingstone divisions that make up the Mazda Road to Indy. We asked him to share thoughts several times this week as IndyCar and its support divisions -- along wtih the Pirelli... [06.25.16 - 9:39 pm]Road America IndyCar Kohler Grand Prix second practice
Elkhart Lake — Graham Rahal, who suffered through electronics problems through the first session, set the pace Friday in the second practice for the Kohler Grand Prix.
Montoya and Servia praise new IndyCar body kit after testThe pair of IndyCar veterans each completed over 100 mostly trouble-free laps at a pace very comparable to the race pace for the 2016 Indianapolis 500.“It’s exciting! For it being the first time in the car, it drives really, really well," exclaimed dou... [07.26.17 - 10:11 am]New IndyCar design for 2018 hits the track at IndianapolisMontoya is driving the Chevrolet-powered car, with Servia at the wheel of the Honda-engined version.The new car is lighter than the current machinery, and a total of 66 percent of the downforce is now generated from underneath the car – an increase of ... [07.25.17 - 11:36 am]New IndyCar body kit aims to prevent side-impact injuriesInjuries in IndyCar racing tend to happen in bunches and by type: Fire in the 1960s and ’70s, injuries to the lower extremities in the 1980s and early ’90s, and broken backs in the late ’90s and 2000s.Since the introduction of the Dallara IR-12 in 2012... [07.24.17 - 7:41 pm]Gallery: Check out the 2018 IndyCar design in the fleshKeep reading [07.24.17 - 4:43 pm]IndyCar unveils 2018 car ahead of Honda and Chevy testThe new-look car, previously only seen in rendered images, is based on the Dallara IR-12, introduced in 2012.The car is lighter than the current versions, and a total of 66% of the downforce is now generated from underneath the car – an increase of 19%... [07.24.17 - 4:18 pm]Rosenqvist impresses again in "flawless" Ganassi IndyCar testRosenqvist completed 100 laps in the morning session of a five-car test at Mid-Ohio, reprising his IndyCar test debut at the same venue last year.Simmons told Motorsport.com: “He was flawless, just like we expected after last year. He did more miles in... [07.21.17 - 11:31 am]
Andretti’s almost perfect yearAndretti’s almost perfect yearMario dominated the USAC season, but Graham Hill won the big race in MayMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [04.25.16 - 10:16 am]The unrivalled Roger PenskeThe unrivalled Roger PenskeA career in racing and beyond, like no other before himMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.29.16 - 11:26 am]Indy superstars: The UnsersIndy superstars: The UnsersThey made their name at Pikes Peak, and they carried that on at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.21.16 - 1:09 pm]Indy superstars: Rick MearsIndy superstars: Rick MearsHe raced hard, he raced fair and his lack of ego makes him one of the greatsMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.18.16 - 1:15 pm]Indy superstars: Parnelli JonesIndy superstars: Parnelli JonesThe man who would not stand for the Europeans taking pole at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.17.16 - 1:32 pm]
Could James Hinchcliffe Leave IndyCar for NASCAR in 2018?The Silly Seasons of both IndyCar and NASCAR are upon us. Current IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe’s role in Silly Season could be a part of both. Back in November of 2015 just six months after his near-fatal crash at practice for the 2015 Indianapolis... [07.23.17 - 1:06 pm]IndyCar: Early Silly Season Driver Lineup for 2018Silly Season is in full swing for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Which drivers will be with which teams in the 2018 season? What surprise moves will happen? The 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season is over two-thirds of the way complete, which means there a... [07.22.17 - 7:01 pm]IndyCar: Driver Road and Street Course Power Rankings After TorontoAfter the eighth of 11 road and street course races this season, how do the Verizon IndyCar Series road and street course driver power rankings look? Who is trending upwards after the Toronto race, and who is falling? NOTE: This list only includes ful... [07.17.17 - 9:17 pm]IndyCar: Driver Oval Power Rankings After IowaAfter the fourth of six oval track races this season, how do the Verizon IndyCar Series oval track driver power rankings look? Who is trending upwards after the Iowa race, and who is falling? NOTE: This list only includes full-time oval track drivers. ... [07.17.17 - 9:17 pm]IndyCar Silly Season Rests on Andretti’s ShouldersWith IndyCar working its way to the thrilling conclusion of the 2017 championship, the silly season is heating up. And it all rests on Andretti. The 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season has been full of excitement, action and suspense. It will all boil d... [07.17.17 - 5:44 pm]
Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th
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Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th [09.04.15 - 9:07 am]Update: Justin Wilson Family Statement
Indianapolis, Ind. 26 August 2015- On behalf of the entire Wilson family, thank you for the outpouring of support from around the world. We would like to share some new details about the Wilson Children’s Fund.
Justin Wilson Scores Seventh on Pocono Grid with Andretti Autosport
Long Pond, Pa (22 August 2015) – Justin Wilson is back in oval action this weekend at Pocono Raceway, set to race the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda-Dalla... [08.22.15 - 10:15 pm]Helio Castreneves Wins the Pole at Pocono - InterviewLONG POND, Penn (August 22, 2015) – Helio Castroneves is the Verizon P1 Award winner for the fourth time in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. With a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph, the driver of the No. 3 Shell V-Power Nitro + Team Penske ... [08.22.15 - 7:03 pm]
The Sleek 2018 Car Finally Hits The TrackMore than a week ago, I had decided that today’s post would be dedicated to the updated version of the DW12 that will run in 2018. After all, this car is something that has been pointed to by every corner of the Verizon IndyCar Series. Not only are fan... [07.26.17 - 5:04 am]Challenging Times At Andretti AutosportMichael Andretti being courted by Chevy has moved from the rumor category to the public knowledge category. It’s still in the talking stages for now, but many people seem to think it will happen. Most see it as a win-win between Chevy, who needs more e... [07.24.17 - 5:04 am]Embracing The IndyCar Blogger MonikerAll the way back in February, we learned that John Oreovicz was being unceremoniously dumped by ESPN.com through no fault of his own. Most of you know that Oreovicz did an excellent job as their motorsports writer for more than a decade, especially in ... [07.21.17 - 5:04 am]My Take On The Helio SagaOver the last week or so, I’ve gotten a handful of e-mails asking why I haven’t written my thoughts regarding the situation regarding Helio Castroneves and his possible (probable?) move into sports cars next season. I’m not sure what an overage blogger... [07.19.17 - 5:02 am]Random Thoughts On TorontoFor the second year in a row, the Honda Indy Toronto was won by a car that was not the fastest in the field, but one that was able to stay out front once it got there. Josef Newgarden pitted just as Tony Kanaan buried his car into the Turn One tire-bar... [07.17.17 - 5:03 am]
Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600Track facts, entrant facts, session results and more for the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The post Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600 appeared first on The Apex. [06.07.16 - 9:46 pm]Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle IsleWill Power took the Race 2 win on Belle Isle in the No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet.
The post Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle Isle appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 5:36 pm]Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit PolesSimon Pagenaud earned the pole position for both races of the 2016 Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit Poles appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 11:34 am]Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in DetroitSebastien Bourdais' KVSH Racing team put him in the lead in the final laps to take the win in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 5:44 pm]Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in DetroitJosef Newgarden was fastest in morning practice ahead of Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit on Detroit's Belle Isle.
The post Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 10:55 am]
Donald Trump and the Indianapolis 500President Elect Donald Trump, and by a decisive margin. Those words boggle the mind. It was a little different just five years ago. The sport of IndyCar has suffered through varying degrees of outright civil war since 1979. The heart of that conflic... [11.12.16 - 9:18 pm]Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IIPart One yesterday lamented an apathetic neglect of quality oval venues in IndyCar today. Even a cursory look at venue balance over time validates the theory. If we assume really good attendance for an IndyCar oval event outside Indianapolis is 45,00... [09.27.16 - 9:47 am]Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IAnother exciting IndyCar season has wrapped up with mostly the best drivers and racing anywhere. Once again buzzword speakers in the fanciest offices at IMS will trumpet steady attendance and minuscule television ratings steadiness as giant steps forw... [09.26.16 - 12:42 pm]The Glorious Month of May at IMSHowdy folks…it has been a while. Yours truly retired in early May and my now leisurely days have been spent primarily at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for the sold out 100th running of the great race. Qualifications this weekend were f... [05.23.16 - 9:28 am]The IndyCar Off Season Is About To End!Our seemingly infinite patience is about to pay off. The off season in the Verizon IndyCar Series has plodded along far too long. St. Pete this coming weekend should begin to quench our appetites. For those unable to spring break it to the Florida gulf... [03.07.16 - 12:20 pm]
Montoya & Servia To Test 2018 Aero KitThe testing program for next season's new aero kit kicks off July 25th on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, Oriol Servia and Juan Pablo Montoya will be behind the wheel.
Two cars will test, one from Honda and one from Chevrolet. Servia will run the ... [07.17.17 - 8:23 am]Coyne Taps Vautier For TexasDale Coye Racing has announced the signing of Tristan Vautier to pilot the teams No. 18 entry in Texas.
Vautier previously competed on the Texas oval in 2013 and 2015 finishing 18th and 20th with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Dale Coyne.
“We chose Tri... [06.07.17 - 9:55 am]Rahal Dominates DetroitEntering the Detroit Duals the Verizon IndyCar Series saw 6 different winners through the first 6 races of 2017. The streak continued through Dual 1, with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Graham Rahal becoming the 7th winner in 7 events. Thanks to Raha... [06.05.17 - 10:45 am]Detroit Grand Prix Race 1 Qualification ResultsWelcome to the Detroit Grand Prix.
Verizon IndyCar Series qualifications will be held each race morning. Saturday's sessions is 10:05-10:35 while Sunday's is 10:45-11:15.
Unlike most road/street course events, qualifications will not follow the multiple ... [06.03.17 - 6:12 pm]2,000 Megapixel Image From The Indianapolis 500If you've been following this site over the last several weeks you've probably seen one of the couple thousand megapixel images that I've posted. One from the Indianapolis 500 Public Drivers Meeting can be viewed HERE, an image from the INDYCAR Grand P... [05.30.17 - 5:16 pm]
New IndyCar Chassis Hits The Bricks At IMS By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
INDYCAR’s return to a universal/generic bodywork kit for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season via a Dallara chassis that has been “reverse-engineered” made its on-track debut Tuesday during a day-long te... [07.25.17 - 3:44 pm]Newgarden Gets Toronto Win Josef Newgarden, the newest member of the four-car Team Penske hoard, won Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto IndyCar Series race in Toronto, Canada.
Newgarden, who led the most laps in the event at the 1.786-mile street circuit, finished 1.9 seconds ahead of ... [07.16.17 - 7:35 pm]Pagenaud Breaks ’17 Pole Drought In Toronto RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud won his first IndyCar Series pole of the season Saturday when he laid down the fastest lap for the Honda Indy Toronto race in Canada.
The Team Penske driver will lead the 21-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s 85-lap r... [07.15.17 - 7:35 pm]Montoya, Servia To Shake Down New IndyCar Chassis RacinToday.com
Veteran Indy car drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia have been selected by INDYCAR to perform testing duties on the Dallara universal aero kit to be used by all Verizon IndyCar Series teams starting with the 2018 season.
Testing ... [07.15.17 - 5:42 pm]Pagenaud Hoping Luck Returns In Toronto By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Simon Pagenaud admits that while his racing luck has not been all that good at the Honda Indy Toronto, the downtown dining in Canada’s largest city is simply magnifique.
“I had French food last night, so t... [07.15.17 - 8:27 am]
Horses for courses at the Indy 500Tribalism runs deep in motor racing, with the disregard and mockery of rival series a cottage industry among fans and journalists alike. The decision of F1 champion Fernando Alonso to skip the Grand Prix of Monaco to race in this year’s Indianapolis 5... [04.19.17 - 2:12 pm]2016 Indy 500 Turn 3 Diary5:10 AM As we roll out into the darkness, the family is restive¹. There are murmurs of discontent from the younger element about arising at 4:00 AM. My explanation about heeding IMS president J. Douglas Boles warnings about traffic and long lines at ... [05.31.16 - 12:26 pm]The Indy 500 – Meet the new bossI was 11 years old when I went to my first Indianapolis 500 in the late 1960’s. As a kid from small town Indiana, the race and the track were mythic entities. Only the special few got to attend it in person. In lieu of going, you listened to Sid Col... [05.27.16 - 10:49 am]Pole Day at Indy – Saturday should have been SundayThe Saturday qualifications for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 were fantastic, fabulous, superb, scintillating, tense, and whatever other words can be found in a thesaurus. It’s just too bad they didn’t count. Let’s just pretend they didn’t happen and do ... [05.22.16 - 6:14 pm]A Good Race is Hard to Find.Flannery O’Conn0r wrote the Southern Gothic short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” about an old woman whose manipulative behavior and selfishness led to her family’s destruction. Luckily, there was very little destruction at Barber Motorsports Park ... [04.27.16 - 3:14 pm]
Indy 500 Wrap UpAs I sit in my kitchen typing this out and reflecting on the last couple of weeks, the same thought goes through my mind over and over.
Best. May. Ever.
As many of you know, I worked for Lazier Racing Partners on Buddy Lazier's 500 effort. It was a... [06.01.17 - 1:57 pm]One Thing From Back In The Day I MissSo, did you watch much of Fernando Alonso's test at IMS today? I watched a good bit and thought he did very well. It was a good start, although the real work begins in 12 days when he returns for practice and they start trying to make the car go faster... [05.03.17 - 6:11 pm]Help Wanted: Good WritersSocial media has been a sad place today with the stream of tweets coming from people at ESPN who have lost their jobs today. While loudmouth Stephen A. Smith and his $3.5-million per salary is safe, good, solid journalists like Ed Werder, Jayson Stark,... [04.26.17 - 4:28 pm]Nigel vs. FernandoI have to admit, I was as stunned as anyone by the announcement yesterday that current McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso will be driving for Andretti Autosport in this year's Indianapolis 500. Not only can't I believe the announcement, I also ca... [04.13.17 - 9:25 pm]All Things Considered Pagenaud Good With Runner-Up FinishSt. Petersburg, Fla.
(March 12, 2017) – Sometimes even “well-oiled machines” run into
an occasional malfunction.
Things ran pretty smoothly for Simon Pagenaud and his Team
Penske crew in 2016 as they rolled to five wins and eight podiums on their wa... [03.13.17 - 1:24 pm]
2018 IndyCar TestThe 2018 car for the Verizon IndyCar Series was tested for the first time today, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Both Chevrolet and Honda tested the new universal aero kit, with drivers Juan Montoya and Oriol Servia. Both Montoya (Chevrolet) and Se... [07.25.17 - 5:41 pm]2017 Brickyard 400The 2017 Brickyard 400 was one to remember. There were delays for weather and crash cleanup, bold passes, aggressive driving, and a popular winner that hasn’t visited victory lane in 102 races. Kasey Kahne crossed the yard of bricks as darkness fell ov... [07.21.17 - 8:24 pm]Josef Newgarden Wins at TorontoAfter just barely missing the Firestone Fast Six in qualifying on Saturday, Josef Newgarden was upset. He made the most of it though, and captured his second win of the season, and his second win on the streets of Toronto. It is the fifth career win in... [07.16.17 - 6:00 pm]Simon Pagenaud on Pole at TorontoSimon Pagenaud earned his first pole of the season today, on the streets of Toronto. The defending series champion posted a lap of 58.9124 seconds in the Firestone Fast Six, which was nearly a second faster than the track record. It is the 10th career ... [07.15.17 - 3:50 pm]Toronto Friday PracticeThe annual trip north of the border has come for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Teams and drivers saw plenty of work today on the bumpy city streets of Toronto. Defending series champion Simon Pagenaud was the fastest on Friday, with a lap of 60.2573 seco... [07.14.17 - 4:55 pm]
Overdue Love for Dr. Trammell and the Holmatro Safety Crew(c) 2017, Indycar.com video
Recently, in what was simply the cutest letter of appreciation from a fan to Indycar, revealed the depth of understanding even an 9-year-old has for the dangers of the sport. Thankfully the dangers weren't realized in their... [06.22.17 - 12:53 pm]Here I Go AgainOnce again, it's that time of year that many of us struggle with. Mere hours after the checkers fall for the newest driver to add their name and likeness to the century-old legend, Indy 500 Seasonal Affective Disorder engulfs those for whom "364 days t... [05.31.17 - 1:25 pm]News Update and The Greatest 33 Revisited - 2017Firstly, I'll address the post-Pole Day Monday news which is in various parts disturbing, sad, and hopeful. Following those notable items, I'll forward the lesser, pithy bits I had already planned for this space today.
From the "Sad is the news from... [05.22.17 - 6:42 pm]The Second Race I AttendedIf you're currently an Indycar fan or just a fan of the Indy 500, a vast majority of us would recall with great reverence, that first race we attended and became hooked on the entire sensory experience.
How many of us recall the second race in a simil... [05.18.17 - 3:04 pm]The Ugliest Car to Qualify at IndyOne of the closest and most exciting finishes in Indy history came in 2006 when Sam Hornish, Jr. passed Marco coming down the front straight within 200 yards of the line on the final lap. Never in the history of the race had the lead changed so closely... [05.17.17 - 2:07 pm]
101st Indy 500 Hot Takes!THE HOT TAKES ARE HERE! THE HOT TAKES ARE HERE! Poorly written and edited even wordily, here are the hottest of hot takes. Sit back, relax and enjoy the maniacal rantings of an indycar fan. I have no idea what … Continue reading → [06.01.17 - 5:34 pm]Feeding the Alonso HypeI hear your complaints. We were given a 6+ hour web broadcast with expert analysis, features and a multi-camera format. Oh… you were complaining that this was too much coverage? That the other rookies in the field will not receive … Continue reading → [05.05.17 - 9:48 am]Found Footage: 1965 Indianapolis 500 Fan CamHello again!! It’s been oh so long since we have spoken! Nothing substantial to report from anotherindycarblog WORLD HEADQUARTERS, but I have stumbled across a bit of old media from Indy 500s past. Two separate 50 foot reels of 8mm Kodachrome Movie … C... [04.03.17 - 7:42 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Gorgeous Facility EditionWelcome to another year at the most-beautiful-gorgeous-awe-inspiring-crown-jewel-of-a-facility Barber Motorsport Park. Soooo I only have realized this week that the actual prerace is spate from the actual race broadcast on the guide. So all I have is t... [04.26.16 - 9:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Kitten is Still a Kitten EditionOk. Here we go again! Regular full disclosure: I’m on DVR but I have no idea how this ended… Self enacted twitter ban successful! No pre-race. The DVR programming kicked in during opening ceremonies. No complaints here. I just want … Continue reading → [04.18.16 - 9:07 pm]
Successful First Run for New Aero Kit at IndianapolisThe Verizon IndyCar Series held the opening test for the new aerodynamic bodyworks kit that will be run in 2018 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday. Development drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia [...] [07.25.17 - 8:55 pm]Andretti Scores Best Finish Since Detroit 2014It’s been a whole 750 days since the No. 27 Honda has had a top-five finish, however, that streak ended with the Honda Indy Toronto this past weekend. Marco Andretti employed a bit of strategy [...] [07.18.17 - 6:45 pm]Rossi Scores First Podium Since Indianapolis 500 WinFor months now, Alexander Rossi has been trying to break through on the road and street courses. A second-place finish at Exhibition Place on the Streets of Toronto may be just what Rossi needed in [...] [07.17.17 - 7:58 pm]Newgarden follows familiar path to Honda Indy Toronto victoryTORONTO (Sunday, July 16, 2017) – For the second time in three years, Josef Newgarden was the winning beneficiary of fortunate pit stop timing at the Honda Indy Toronto. Newgarden seized the lead by making his [...] [07.16.17 - 10:45 pm]Honda Indy Toronto race resultsTORONTO-Results Sunday of the Honda Indy Toronto Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.786-mile Streets of Toronto’s Exhibition Place, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out (if any... [07.16.17 - 10:29 pm]
Here's your sniff of optimism for today@Reuters: New @Ford CEO has "promised investors a rethink of Ford's spending, marketing and investment strategy within his first 100 days."
Hackett is the guy who got Harbaugh to come to UofM.
Harbaugh was an Indycar owner.
You add the next line... [07.26.17 - 4:15 pm]NBC TV Deal?In today's mailbag Robin makes it seem like the full time move to NBC is happening. This would be a tremendous boost for the series in my opinion with passionate and coherent commentary and production for every race on the schedule. Does anyone else h... [07.26.17 - 12:15 pm]Pocono RaceGoing for 1st time this year, taking wife's Aunt who lives in Easton. Would like to hear some seating location suggestions and ingress/egress from the experts. Not sure if we will be going both days or not. Driving from Michigan to PA. [07.26.17 - 9:28 am]Tv alert (tm) : Mid-ohio......Indycars head to Mid-Ohio this weekend! CNBC and NbcSN cover it! So we get Practice, LIVE TV Quals and Race on 2 Networks!
Indycar.com will have Live streaming all Weekend!
https://www.youtube.c... [07.25.17 - 9:46 pm]Long Beach to F-1: No soup for youhttps://twitter.com/A_S12/status/889995797064028160 [07.25.17 - 7:50 pm]Mid-ohio Fever!I'm getting excited for this weekend...forecast looks great!
Anyone here going to the track that time forgot? [07.25.17 - 11:49 am]best indy 500 for somebody who has never seen a race before!?Okay,
I am always recruiting new people to try and watch Indycar racing, I take them to races and have been fairly successful at it. tonight one of my friends said that he is down to watch 1 race with me, so naturally I will do the Indy 500.
What... [07.25.17 - 11:48 am]MID-O Pick 5 Picks Go HERE: Deadline 11 AM Bunker Time (CST) 29 July 17The TrackForum VICS Pick 5 is open to any TF member or friend, or anyone who can get their picks posted here in time. Please, human beings only. Your picks must be posted by 11 AM Bunker Mean Time (CST), Saturday July 29. If for some reason you can't p... [07.25.17 - 9:26 am]I'm officially sick of Jack Harvey commercialsThe Paycation spot that autonation has been running has been beat to death in the Denver market! Almost any channel I'm watching has Jack Harvey singing in a car! How dare a sponsor use their Indy 500 driver so much in adverts!
Seriously though, t... [07.25.17 - 9:08 am]Is the last connection to the IRL finally gone?With the new 2018 bodywork lacking an "IRL era" airbox, does this finally mean we can move on with a truly unified series?? :gomer-cap [07.25.17 - 7:51 am]
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