Santa trades in sleigh for IndyCarINDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Santa Claus arrived in Indianapolis in true Hoosier style Friday morning. Santa made his annual appearance at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. IndyCar star Ed Carpenter gave the reindeer a day off and took St. Nick on a ride... [11.28.14 - 4:29 am]A.J. Foyt remains hospitalized due to complicationA.J. Foyt remains in a Houston hospital, his IndyCar Series team said today, due to a post-operative complication which has been resolved. Foyt, who turns 80 on Jan. 16, had triple bypass surgery Nov. 12 at St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston. The ... [11.28.14 - 4:34 am]IndyCar’s Graham Rahal, NHRA’s Courtney Force engagedGraham Rahal couldn’t wait for Christmas. While vacationing in Venice, Italy with girlfriend Courtney Force, Rahal decided to pop the question a month early. And it ultimately proved to be a very special Thanksgiving, as IndyCar star driver Rahal gave ... [11.27.14 - 11:37 am]NHRA's Courtney Force engagedTwo of the most famous names in racing are uniting. NHRA driver Courtney Force announced her engagement to IndyCar driver Graham Rahal on Twitter with a photo of the couple and her ring. The two were engaged Thursday in Venice, Italy, according to Forc... [11.27.14 - 5:33 am]Pit Pass: Mikhail Aleshin's IndyCar return unlikelyContinued U.S. sanctions against supporters of Russian president Vladimir Putin apparently will cost an impressive Verizon IndyCar Series driver a chance to race in this country another season. Sam Schmidt, a co-owner of Indianapolis-based Schmidt Pete... [11.26.14 - 3:52 am]Courtney Force and Rahal announce engagementTwo of the most famous names in racing are uniting. NHRA driver Courtney Force announced her engagement to IndyCar driver Graham Rahal on Twitter with a photo of the couple and her ring. The two were engaged Thursday in Venice, Italy, according to Forc... [11.28.14 - 12:23 am]Ex-Lotus F1 reserve Davide Valsecchi gets Schmidt IndyCar testFormer Lotus Formula 1 reserve and 2012 GP2 champion Davide Valsecchi will join the ranks of Europeans eyeing American moves by testing an IndyCar with Schmidt Peterson Motorsport next month. The 27-year-old Italian won the main GP2 title with DAMS two... [11.26.14 - 4:52 am]FIA grants Grade 2 licence to the Madras Motor Race TrackThis means that the MMRT will be now able to host international racing events including Indycar, World Endurance Championship, DTM and GT Racing. However, Madras Motor Sport Club vice-president, Vicky Chandhok clarified that there are no plans of using... [11.27.14 - 8:33 pm]2012 GP2 champion Davide Valsecchi could move to IndyCar next yearSchmidt Peterson Motorsports will test the Italian next month at Sebring. Davide Valsecchi is one of multiple GP2 champions who just never got a shot in the big leagues of Formula One. He became a test driver for Lotus in 2013, but that never amounted ... [11.25.14 - 8:43 am]Mikhail Aleshin's IndyCar return unlikely due to Obama sanctionsAleshin's IndyCar career is over because his check won't clear as the open wheel ride-buying cancer that is destroying the sport continues unabated Continued U.S. sanctions against supporters of Russian president Vladimir Putin apparently will cost an ... [11.26.14 - 5:25 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Scott Dixon Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
2013 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion and 2008 Indy 500 winner Scott Dixon looks back at a tough 2014 season racing for Target Chip Ganassi.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Helio Castroneves Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Helio Castroneves looks back at the 2014 Verizon Indycar Series season racing for Team Penske.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Team Owner Sam Schmidt Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Team Owner Sam Schmidt talks about his team and their 2014 Verizon Indycar Series season.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Tony Kanaan Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Veteran Verizon IndyCar Series driver and 2013 Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan looks back at the 2014 season and his first year racing for Target Chip Ganassi Ra...
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Driver Juan Montoya Red Carpet Interview from the INDYCAR Championship Celebration
Veteran Verizon IndyCar Series driver and 2000 Indy 500 winner Juan Montoya looks back at the 2014 season and his return to open wheel competition with Pensk...
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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: CFH Racing continues driver searchCarpenter Fisher Hartman Racing knows team co-owner Ed Carpenter will drive the No. 20 Chevy on ovals, and that Josef Newgarden will pilot the No. 67 Chevy at every round. Finding a driver solution f... [11.27.14 - 6:46 pm]IndyCar: A.J. Foyt medical updateA.J. Foyt, who underwent successful triple bypass surgery on his heart November 12, remains in a Houston hospital due to a post-operative complication which has been resolved. “A.J.’s doing really we... [11.27.14 - 3:43 am]IndyCar: Aleshin’s return in doubtDespite suffering injuries that were far more severe than initially reported, Russian Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Mikhail Aleshin should be healed in time to drive at the 2015 season opener in Braz... [11.26.14 - 10:47 pm]Dario Franchitti receives MBEDario Franchitti officially received his MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) "for services to motor racing" from Great Britain's Duke of Cambridge during an Investiture ceremony at Buckin... [11.26.14 - 6:00 pm]IndyCar 2014 Review: P5 - Simon Pagenaud• Simon Pagenaud will be auctioning his Ayrton Senna tribute helmet from the 98th Indy 500 – read more here Marshall Pruett says… Small team, modest budget, excellent team manager, excellent technica... [11.26.14 - 5:50 pm]
Year-End Random Thoughts on IndyCar, NASCAR and F1Butler University grad Ed Carpenter celebrates winning the pole at Indy with Butler mascot Butler Blue III Some year-end thoughts, one draft, 45-minutes of typing on various forms of racing: IndyCar -- Insert a Festival of Trepidation here as I... [11.20.14 - 12:21 pm]Hawksworth's Ready for Super Tex and Iowa Speedway(L to R) AJ Foyt, Takuma Sato, Jack Hawksworth and Larry Foyt will team up for 2015. Jack Hawksworth of Cullingworth, England, (70 miles northwest of Liverpool) has something on his resume few IndyCar drivers can boast: tractor driver. During... [11.18.14 - 10:46 am]Shea Holbrook Launches Crowd-Funding Effort, ClutchFunded Launches New PlatformThe concept of crowd-funding — using the internet in general and social media in particular to raise money for a personal or business enterprise — is on the rise. Forbes.com recently reported that crowd-funding worldwide in 2013 hit $5.1 billion,... [11.07.14 - 4:38 pm]NASCAR Melee -- Brand Moment? Idiocy? Staged? Awesome?By now the video is all over the place, and I’ve read tweets that it’s getting monster air on at least one morning TV show. In case you missed it, after the NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday, Jeff... [11.03.14 - 9:50 am]Transcript: Mark Miles and Will Power Talk about 2015 IndyCar SeasonTranscript courtesy of IndyCar PR and presented unedited. IndyCar Conference Call with Mark Miles and Will Power 10/30/2014 THE MODERATOR: Welcome to today's IndyCar conference call. Earlier today the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule was released a... [10.31.14 - 2:40 pm]
A little something to give thanks for: A.J. is still with us...The news comprised two short paragraphs. It made me stop and think about the history of the subject in question: A.J. Foyt Jr. Foyt, you may recall, underwent triple bypass surgery less than a month ago and remains in hospital at Houston, TX due to a p... [11.27.14 - 12:17 pm]A.J. Foyt still hospitalizedLegendary driver and car owner A.J. Foyt, who underwent successful triple bypass surgery on his heart November 12, remains in a Houston hospital due to a post-operative complication which has been resolved.
“A.J.’s doing really well,” said Larry Foyt, ... [11.26.14 - 12:18 pm]2012 GP2 champion Davide Valsecchi could move to IndyCar next yearDavide Valsecchi is one of multiple GP2 champions who just never got a shot in the big leagues of Formula One. He became a test driver for Lotus in 2013, but that never amounted to anything more.
The 27-year-old has been in limbo as of late, looking fo... [11.25.14 - 3:22 pm]Power, Andretti, others go karting in Las VegasIndyCar again will have a strong presence at the 18th SKUSA SuperNationals this weekend in Las Vegas, a karting event that draws more than 500 drivers from across the globe and serves as the Superkarts USA Pro Tour series finale.
Reigning Verizon IndyC... [11.19.14 - 12:36 am]Michael Andretti talks NOLA, 2015Michael Andretti wears many hats in the Verizon IndyCar Series. He’s the owner of Andretti Autosport, he owns Andretti Sports Marketing (ASM) and he’s Marco Andretti’s father. At any IndyCar race weekend he has a lot of things on his plate, especiall... [11.13.14 - 8:54 pm]Teams place deposit for aero kitsVerizon IndyCar Series entrants have submitted a 25 percent deposit of the $75,000 package price with their aerodynamic bodywork kit order to respective suppliers Chevrolet and Honda.
Manufacturer track testing of prototype components opened Oct. 6 and... [11.13.14 - 1:23 pm]
Valsecchi gets Schmidt IndyCar testFormer Lotus Formula 1 reserve and 2012 GP2 champion Davide Valsecchi will join the ranks of Europeans eyeing American moves by testing an IndyCar with Schmidt Peterson Motorsport next month [11.26.14 - 10:08 am]Foyt undergoes heart surgeryFour-time Indianapolis 500 winner AJ Foyt is recovering in a Houston hospital after undergoing successful triple-bypass surgery [11.13.14 - 12:46 am]Rahal: RLL poised to recover in 2015Graham Rahal believes that the Rahal Letterman Lanigan team is poised to take a stride forward in 2015 following an encouraging test at Barber on Monday [11.12.14 - 5:27 am]Castroneves: Aero kit big speed boostHelio Castroneves says that he can already feel the improvements in the new IndyCar aero kit scheduled for 2015, despite having only tested an early iteration of Chevrolet's oval-spec version [11.11.14 - 4:48 pm]Howard signs with BHA for Indy 500Jay Howard will make his first IndyCar appearance in four years at the Indy 500 next May after securing a drive with Bryan Herta Autosport [11.03.14 - 4:41 pm]IndyCar's international plan still onIndyCar insists that there is scope for additional international races in the future despite the omission of a Middle Eastern race from the 2015 schedule [10.30.14 - 4:51 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Santa trades in sleigh for IndyCar
IndyCar star Ed Carpenter gave the reindeer a day off and took St. Nick on a ride in a two-seater instead.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com iRacing : Onboard Lap Dallara IndyCar DW12 - Mount Panorama - 1:42.868
Here's a Qualifying Lap around Mount Panorama Circuit (Bathurst) driving the Dallara IndyCar DW12 in iRacing. Easily, the craziest track I've driven in iRacing, considering how sen... [11.27.14 - 6:11 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com IndyCar Series 2005 XBOX - indycar series 2005 xbox 360 compatible
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com IndyCar Road Series 2014 @ Road America
Ultimo Round campionato Indycar Road Series 2014.
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IndyCar in 2015IndyCar in 2015What's facing America's top teams as IndyCar preparation continuesMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [11.24.14 - 10:28 am]Dan Gurney to receive Edison-Ford MedalDan Gurney to receive Edison-Ford MedalGurney's body of work with Ford will be recognised this weekMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [10.27.14 - 6:38 am]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]
A season of (cautious) celebration - NASCAR - NHRA - IndyCar - Formula OneSure, let's celebrate the spectacular driving and technical achievement that fueled auto racing in 2014. But let's also recognize that difficult decisions lie ahead for almost every form of motorsports. [11.26.14 - 6:50 am]Hamilton Captures Second F1 TitleESPN.com motorsports writer John Oreovicz discusses British driver Lewis Hamilton's win at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to secure the Formula One title. [11.23.14 - 11:17 am]Oreovicz: The maturation of Kevin HarvickKevin Harvick has come a long way since his early hotshot days at Richard Childress Racing. He's a devoted family man. He's the consummate teammate. Oh, and he's a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. [11.20.14 - 10:06 am]NASCAR - Kevin Harvick a deserving championAfter 10 months of speculation and scrutiny, the right man won the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. And Kevin Harvick did it in fitting fashion. [11.16.14 - 3:33 pm]NASCAR - The Chase final four gears up for only shot at titleAfter nearly a year of hand-wringing and consternation, nine weeks of bad blood and old feuds, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman are ready to duke it out for the Sprint Cup at Homestead. [11.15.14 - 10:57 am]
The one-day test at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala., on Nov. 10, allowed driver Grah... [11.12.14 - 12:46 pm]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.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a fo... [09.29.14 - 10:33 am]INDYCAR adds Brasília, Brazil to 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series scheduleINDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, September 18, 2014) - INDYCAR announced today it is returning to Brazil next season and will sanction a Verizon IndyCar Series event at Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in the capital city of Brasília during the 2015 season... [09.18.14 - 2:27 pm]INDYCAR stars highlight Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting ChallengeINDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 11, 2014) - The Verizon IndyCar Series championship has concluded, but many of INDYCAR's biggest stars have one more race on the schedule this season. The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge returns on Sept. 20to New Castl... [09.11.14 - 3:31 pm]Bidding Opens Today on EBay for Rahal's Third Annual Helmet Auction Benefitti...View attachment 22302
Indianapolis, Ind. (September 5, 2014) – Verizon IndyCar Series driver, Graham Rahal, announced today that the Graham Rahal Foundation will conduct its third annual helmet auction benefiting children’s charities. The auction w... [09.05.14 - 10:25 am]
Something IndyCar Fans Can Be Thankful ForWe fans of the Verizon IndyCar Series can be a cynical bunch. We complain a lot and many times for very good reasons. But this week, we reached a milestone that we can all be thankful for. Monday marked six months until the 99th Running of the Indianap... [11.26.14 - 5:05 am]Will An IndyCar Favorite Return For 2015?Last season, the Verizon IndyCar Series was without one of its promising stars. Simona de Silvestro decided to take a chance and take the steps necessary to fulfill her ultimate dream of being a Formula One driver. Due to a chain of unfortunate circums... [11.24.14 - 5:04 am]Busting An IndyCar MythThere is a myth going around that needs to be exposed. For months; IndyCar fans, forums and websites have been lamenting the fact that this is a terribly long offseason that is unsurpassed in the history of motor sports. I have been just as guilty as e... [11.21.14 - 5:04 am]Who Has Paid Their Dues More?Today’s society is filled with stories chanting with the phrase “…they haven’t paid their dues”. Whether it’s Taylor Swift, Johnny Manziel or Ryan Briscoe; there are plenty of examples where detractors scoff at any success that has come their way and w... [11.19.14 - 5:02 am]Change In A Roundabout WayThroughout the years, it has been well-documented how much I despise change. I have lived my life under the mantra "Change is bad". If truth be known, I’m not quite as averse to change as it comes across. I love the latest technological gadgets. I can’... [11.17.14 - 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]Interview With Junior StrousI recently sat down for an interview with one of the Netherlands' most successful race car drivers to date: Junior Strous. In this interview, we will highlight his activities both on and off track; go over his personal life, ambitions, racing, crashes,... [04.02.14 - 9:19 pm]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]
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]
Hinchcliffe, Sato deliver finish for the ages in Sao PauloAfter battling each other wheel-to-wheel in one of the most electric finishes in IZOD IndyCar Series history, there was nothing left for James Hinchcliffe and Takuma Sato to do but smile, laugh, and share an embrace. Two of the best this series has to ... [10.29.14 - 8:15 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...
Stay Tuned For The Greatest Spectacle in Racing….One of the most idiotic tenets of the anti-anything-even-remotely-related-to-Hulman crowd is the woefully misguided notion that the Indianapolis 500 be de-emphasized in favor of making the entire series stronger. Often these people position the entire ... [11.14.14 - 12:34 pm]New Faces in the Fancy Offices at IMSMark Miles is said to be nearly finished with his overhaul of all things Hulman. Just last week the ‘retirement’ of Jeff Belskus was announced, and just as quickly he was replaced by Cindy Lucchese, who is part of the ‘Miles Mafia.’ Given the level of ... [11.11.14 - 12:01 pm]How IndyCar and its Participants Manage to Shoot Appendages Off With Alarming...The only real prerequisite for being an IndyCar fan is that any person so inclined must lean toward extreme masochism. Take the 2015 schedule, for example. It remains highly compressed (ending before Labor Day) and contains fewer events than the previo... [11.06.14 - 7:58 pm]The 2015 IndyCar Schedule is Released…Verdict?The 2015 IndyCar schedule was released today and for the most part it remains underwhelming. Most of us understand the difficulty of piecing together that puzzle and appreciate the hard work that goes into it. Still, it remains troubling and here is wh... [10.30.14 - 2:38 pm]Meanwhile, While Awaiting Release of the IndyCar Schedule for 2015….While viewing a few YouTube racing clips for nostalgic purposes one of the suggested related clips was the ‘Outside the Lines’ episode entitled ‘500 Miles Apart’ from ESPN released and aired shortly after the Indianapolis 500 in late May, 1996. This go... [10.28.14 - 6:54 pm]
The season kicks off the second Sunday in March on the 3.4-mile Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet road course in Brasília, Brazil, before... [10.30.14 - 8:04 pm]INDYCAR Announces Toronto PenaltiesINDYCAR announced Thursday afternoon penalties for two competitors following the two-race event in Toronto July 20.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan racing was fined $5,000 for violating Rule 22.214.171.124. 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.
Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery RacinToday.com
Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr. underwent successful coronary bypass surgery Wednesday in Houston after being diagnosed with blockages on Monday.
Foyt, 79, was admitted into Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center on Friday with... [11.13.14 - 7:37 am]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]
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]
The end of the IndyCar Mom and PopI grew up in a small Indiana town. Not only did I know all the business people and citizens of the place, I knew every dog in town by name. If you were a quarter short on your bill, the local grocery, drugstore, and gas station would let you have it ... [11.10.14 - 7:07 pm]A scary IndyCar HalloweenHow about all the news out of IndyCar since the season ended in September? You remember, right? A race was announced for Brazil…and, uh….wait a minute…I know there’s something else. Oh, James Hinchcliffe changed teams and has a beer named after him... [10.23.14 - 3:05 pm]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]
Let's Get Ready To RumbleI'm still trying to digest the skirmish between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski after the Texas race Sunday night. I saw what happened and watched the aftermath, which as the Chase winds down to the Final Four is becoming more of an occurrence.
Of cou... [11.04.14 - 1:52 pm]Annnndddd...We Have A Schedule!Like many, I have been waiting on pins and needles waiting for the release of the 2015 IndyCar schedule. My days and nights have been filled with anxiety as I've dreaded over how Mark Miles and Company was going to screw things up.
Not really.... [10.30.14 - 3:40 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]
The Savior, Wilbur ShawWhen is winning the Indianapolis 500 three times not your crowning achievement? When your name is Wilbur Shaw. It was 60 years ago today that we lost Warren Wilbur Shaw, who was one day shy of turning 52 years old. The Shelbyville-born driver is still ... [10.30.14 - 12:00 pm]2015 IndyCar Schedule AnnouncedIndyCar unveiled the 2015 season schedule today, 129 days ahead of the first race, which is an international race in Brazil. The season opens on March 8th, on the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet road course in the Brazil capital of Brasilia. The ... [10.30.14 - 11:00 am]AJ Foyt Signs Jack Hawksworth[AJ Foyt Racing Press Release] WALLER, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014) - Off-season? What off season? Verizon IndyCar Series team owner A.J. Foyt and his son, Larry Foyt, have been busy since the 2014 season ended two months ago. They have expanded the Verizon I... [10.29.14 - 8:00 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]
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]
Can we expect any changes to the schedule/lineup for the 100th running?Not a troll, but a serious question.
Are additional entries realistic? Do you think the engine manufacturers will allow more cars to attempt for the 100th running?
Wouldn't it be great if they (as a throwback to the days of old) opened the gat... [11.28.14 - 12:29 pm]IndyCar promotion in and around Indyhttps://twitter.com/SpeedwayPD/status/538342725712871425
https://twitter.com/ClayTerraceMall/status/536283631786807296 [11.28.14 - 11:51 am]Extend Carb Day Practice, Pretty PleaseI know some folks around here have some connections to the Speedway, and that there may even be some series lurkers around. So I thought I would go public with my family's request to consider extending Carb Day practice from one hour to two, or least ... [11.28.14 - 10:47 am]Does NOLA make us rethink where we race?I took part of this morning to complete some reading of the book "Mark Donahue Technical Excellence at Speed" and to do some internet research on some of tracks he raced at (Continental Divide, Edmanton). In my research I notice a recently completed r... [11.27.14 - 11:06 am]Happy Thanksgiving racers...Last one before the Indianapolis 500! ;) [11.27.14 - 10:06 am]Dario Franchitti awarded MBEhttp://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/racing-star-dario-franchitti-awarded-mbe-1-3616909 [11.27.14 - 7:34 am]Roundabout ImprovementsRoundabout improvements
Image: https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/v/t1.0-9/10665050_10204134626858866_6458519619051211494_n.jpg?oh=dab8c6280423d0e65782e812042e9236&oe=551E418B&__gda__=1426623710_e87de9c7beecb2161e49e7c447d9ed8f [11.26.14 - 8:54 pm]No 2015 Season For Mikhail Aleshinhttp://www.indystar.com/story/sports/motor/indy-car/2014/11/26/mikhail-aleshin-not-expected-to-return-to-indycar/70087084/
Or I should say more then unlikely... [11.26.14 - 3:24 pm]Adam Carolla has a Paul Newman Racing Doc....Adam Carolla has a Paul Newman Racing Documentary coming out next year. Called "Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman". The documentary talks about Newman's racing life as driver and owner.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3377996/?ref_=nm_flmg_prd_2 [11.26.14 - 2:51 pm]Weds pit pass; Aleshin done, A.J. still in hospital, and Danica's Superbowl h...http://www.indystar.com/story/sports/motor/indy-car/2014/11/26/mikhail-aleshin-not-expected-to-return-to-indycar/70087084/
Looks like Aleshin is very unlikey to make it back, A.J. had complications and is still in crash house but should be OK in the... [11.26.14 - 11:55 am]Pagenaud putting his Senna tribute helmet up for auctionhttp://racermag.kinja.com/simon-pagenauds-ayrton-senna-tribute-helmet-up-for-auct-1663689009/+travis [11.26.14 - 10:52 am]UFD and Andretti/HinchcliffeRobin Miller explain what happened:
*" I was told that United Fiber & Data hadnt paid anything since last April so I guess that classifies as the sponsor not jelling with the team. Hinch didnt want to leave, he was told to go look for work because... [11.26.14 - 7:10 am]Graham got engaged.Heard from his brother that he got engaged to Courtney. Should be in the press at some point but i've known his brother a while and he passed on the news. [11.26.14 - 1:32 am]Would you welcome... GP2 champion Davide ValsecchiHe will be testing for Sam Schmidt according to Marshall Pruett at racer.com ( http://www.racer.com/indycar/item/111246-indycar-schmidt-peterson-to-test-gp2-champion ) [11.25.14 - 1:34 pm]Indycar Driver's popularity on social media?Even with all the effort on social media, theres ZERO Indycar drivers on the top 100 influent "riders" on social media list
Even in "Auto Racing" ("specific topic") we'd have only JPM (P24 - maybe cuz of Nascar an... [11.25.14 - 11:51 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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