The Inside Line: Team Penske chasing another title(SportsNetwork.com) - What a year its been for Team Penske in NASCAR and the IndyCar Series. Last month, Will Power claimed his maiden IndyCar championship and gave Penske its first title in that series since 2006. His teammate, Helio Castroneves ... [09.22.14 - 9:43 am]IndyCar will return to Brazil in 2015The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Brazil in March with a road-course race in Brasilia, series officials announced Thursday. The event will be held March 8 at Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet, a 3.403-mile, 12-turn permanent road course. [09.18.14 - 3:56 pm]IndyCar: Kanaan wins Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am charity kart race (VIDEO)More than a dozen former or current IndyCar drivers competed in today’s Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am charity kart race at the New Castle (Ind.) Motorsports Park. In the end, Tony Kanaan – a former teammate and good friend of the late two-time ... [09.20.14 - 2:00 am]IndyCar to return to Brazil in 2015After a one-year absence from running the streets of Sao Paulo, the Verizon IndyCar Series will head to a new venue in Brazil in 2015, it was announced Thursday by INDYCAR. Instead of racing at the largest city in the vast South American nation and one... [09.18.14 - 4:09 pm]Pirates blank BravesHe extended his consecutive scoreless streak to 28 innings. They've already got the IndyCar title. But can Team Penske claim the Sprint Cup as well this season? NASCAR AMERICA: The evolution of Joey Logano (VIDEO) It hasn't always been easy for Logano ... [09.22.14 - 4:11 pm]Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase raceWe feel like we've got some championships to win, not only on the Cup side, but Nationwide side. And you've got IndyCar. We're just trying to catch up to them." Will Power won the IndyCar Series championship for Penske last month. Logano raced to his ... [09.22.14 - 5:16 pm]IndyCar Adds Brasilia, 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. [09.20.14 - 9:45 am]IndyCar 2015: CFH Chooses Chevy PowerIt’s official: the newly-formed Carpenter-Fisher-Hartman unified IndyCar team will tackle the 2015 season of IndyCar racing with Chevrolet’s 675 HP ethanol power unit and aero kits urging them onward. Which, really, shouldn’t come as much of a ... [09.20.14 - 1:27 pm]Teen Gets IndyCar Make-A-WishCancer patient J.D. Casper was surprised by a restored car and IndyCar driver J.R. Hildebrand. [09.17.14 - 12:40 pm]INDYCAR adds Brasília to 2015 scheduleThe Brasília Indy will be held on March 8, 2015. Indianapolis - 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 ... [09.18.14 - 4:22 pm]
IndyCar to race in Brazilian capital in 2015SAO PAULO (AP) — IndyCar says it will race in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia next year, returning to the country after a one-year absence. [09.18.14 - 3:27 pm]Will Power cashes in on 1st IndyCar titleWill Power capped his first IndyCar Series championship with a $1 million bonus check. Power won his first series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race at Fontana before raising the Astor Cup for the first time in a career fill... [09.03.14 - 7:40 pm]Houston removed from 2015 IndyCar calendarIndyCar officials confirmed Friday that Houston, which hosted two races each of the past two seasons, will not be on next year's schedule. The two Grand Prix of Houston races were staged the past two seasons on a temporary circuit but no date could be ... [08.29.14 - 5:42 pm]Houston races dropped from IndyCar slate in 2015The Grand Prix of Houston has been dropped from the IndyCar schedule for 2015. IndyCar ran a doubleheader race at the NRG Park track the past two years, but IndyCar president Mark Miles said Friday that scheduling conflicts prompted the change. Houston... [08.29.14 - 4:01 pm]Aleshin hospitalized after Fontana IndyCar crashRookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale. Aleshin was taken away from the Fontana track in an ambulance and ... [08.30.14 - 3:40 am]IndyCar sets April 12 New Orleans dateThe IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season's inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana. Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne joined IndyCar president Mark Miles and other government officials for a formal announcement of the date... [08.27.14 - 6:18 pm]Motorsport - Houston removed from 2015 IndyCar calendar- IndyCar officials confirmed Friday that Houston, which hosted two races each of the past two seasons, will not be on next year's schedule. The two Grand Prix of Houston races were staged the past two seasons on a temporary circuit but no date could b... [08.29.14 - 3:33 pm]Power faces final obstacles in IndyCar title raceWill Power will start the final race in his IndyCar championship chase from the next-to-last spot on the grid. Way up front on the pole is Helio Castroneves, Power's teammate and the driver with the most realistic chance of catching him for the series ... [08.29.14 - 8:58 pm]INDYCAR adds Brasília to 2015 scheduleIndianapolis - 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. Hulman & Company CEO Mark Mil... [09.18.14 - 2:43 pm]IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin hurt in multi-car crash in FontanaIndyCar rookie Mikhail Aleshin was injured Friday night in multiple-car crash during final practice for the IndyCar race Saturday night at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. [08.29.14 - 11:53 pm]
IndyCar: Rocky Moran Jr. to test for Schmidt Peterson Motorsport! - Racer IndyCar: Rocky Moran Jr. to test for Schmidt Peterson Motorsport! Racer An Indy car. Moran-portrait “I ran into Sam Schmidt at Fontana last month and we worked out a deal so I'm going to test on the road course at Homestead next Monday or Tuesday,” said ... [09.22.14 - 8:33 pm]IndyCar will return to Brazil in 2015 - USA TODAY USA TODAY IndyCar will return to Brazil in 2015 USA TODAY The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Brazil in March with a road-course race in Brasilia, series officials announced Thursday. The event will be held March 8 at Autódromo Internacional Nelson ... [09.18.14 - 1:58 pm]IndyCar: Kanaan wins Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am charity kart race (VIDEO) - ... Fox 59 IndyCar: Kanaan wins Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am charity kart race (VIDEO) NBCSports.com Per NBCSN's Robin Miller, other IndyCar pros past and present that competed today included: Marco Andretti, Ed Carpenter, Ryan Briscoe, Josef Newgarden, Sebast... [09.20.14 - 9:06 pm]Curt Cavin: Is IndyCar progressing or regressing? - Indianapolis Star Curt Cavin: Is IndyCar progressing or regressing? Indianapolis Star Answer: I think IndyCar and the Andretti group have come to the same conclusion because I'm told the date planning has shifted. Not long ago, Milwaukee was being discussed as the season-... [09.16.14 - 10:17 am]IndyCar racer Mikhail Aleshin released from hospital - Indianapolis Star USA TODAY IndyCar racer Mikhail Aleshin released from hospital Indianapolis Star IndyCar reported he suffered a concussion and a chest injury after his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports machine slammed into the wall and the catch fence. The car also spun twice... [09.16.14 - 7:48 pm]Ex-IndyCar driver John Paul Jr. battling Huntington's while raising awareness... Ex-IndyCar driver John Paul Jr. battling Huntington's while raising awareness ... Indianapolis Star CALABASAS, Calif. – Six years after moving to this north Los Angeles suburb, former IndyCar driver John Paul Jr. remains in the race of his life. The 54-y... [09.13.14 - 3:54 pm]Urban Meyer thought he was dying at Florida - USA TODAY USA TODAY Urban Meyer thought he was dying at Florida USA TODAY Montoya, 38, spoke with Jeff Olson after he had some time to reflect on the IndyCar finale. This Verizon IndyCar Series season was kind of funny. It was up and down, good and bad, and triumph... [09.10.14 - 12:59 pm]CFH confirms Chevrolet power for 2015 IndyCar season - NBCSports.com NBCSports.com CFH confirms Chevrolet power for 2015 IndyCar season NBCSports.com To no great surprise, newly formed CFH Racing and Chevrolet have announced today that the famed automobile manufacturer will provide engines and aero kits for the team's entr... [09.17.14 - 1:03 pm]Perception of positivity must permeate for IndyCar to survive long offseason ... NBCSports.com Perception of positivity must permeate for IndyCar to survive long offseason NBCSports.com It hasn't even been two weeks since the checkered flag flew at the MAVTV 500 last Saturday night at Auto Club Speedway to conclude the 2014 Verizon In... [09.10.14 - 6:00 pm]IndyCar: Series investigating cockpit canopies - Racer IndyCar: Series investigating cockpit canopies Racer The overall strength of the Dallara DW12 Indy car chassis has been tested in a number of violent crashes since its introduction in 2012, and while drivers have suffered everything from bruises to broke... [09.15.14 - 12:13 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2014 INDYCAR Championship Celebration Red Carpet Interview with Doug Boles
Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles looks back at the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, the 2014 Indianapolis 500, and looks forward to the ...
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2014 INDYCAR Championship Celebration Red Carpet Interview with Gil de Ferran.
2003 Indianapolis 500 Winner Gil de Ferran talks about his work with Honda Performance Development, looks back at the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, and...
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2014 INDYCAR Championship Celebration Red Carpet Interview with Chevrolet executive Jim Campbell
Chevrolet's Jim Campbell talks about winning the Manufacturer's Championship, looks back at the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Season, and looks forward to 2... [09.15.14 - 5:13 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Mark Miles Reviews 2014 Season and Looks Ahead to 2015
Hulman and Company CEO Mark Miles talks about the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Season and looks ahead to an exciting 2015.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2014 MAVTV 500: Remix
Check out all the fast paced action from the Verizon IndyCar Series season finale, the 2014 MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. Featuring racing at a combinatio...
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2014 MAVTV 500 Race Interviews
Interviews from the final race of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway.
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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: Rocky Moran Jr. to test for Schmidt Peterson Motorsport!In 2001 and 2002, there was a flock of U.S.-born talent in the Toyota Formula Atlantic series. Ryan Hunter-Reay, Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Joey Hand and Rocky Moran Jr. were young, fast and ready to ... [09.23.14 - 1:18 am]Touch the Sky: The Alex Zanardi story from ADRENALINThis is a short, but very intimate portrait of Alex Zanardi from the upcoming feature film ADRENALIN. The former Indy car and Formula 1 star overcame his almost fatal accident at the Lausitzring in G... [09.22.14 - 3:52 pm]Tony Kanaan wins Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am charity kart raceTony Kanaan figured out the fast line on the last lap and held off James Hinchcliffe to win Saturday’s Dan Wheldon Pro-Am Memorial go-kart race at Mark Dismore’s nifty road course in New Castle, Ind.... [09.20.14 - 9:35 pm]RACER: Justin and Stefan Wilson on 2015 plansThe RACER Channel bumps into the racing brothers Justin and Stefan Wilson at Circuit of The Americas, where Stef provides an update on his IndyCar plans and Justin describes his desired drives in 201... [09.19.14 - 10:45 pm]IndyCar: Firestone tire test set for IMS next weekIndyCar has scheduled a Firestone tire test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2.5-mile oval for next Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 23-24. Verizon IndyCar Series drivers participating in the event inc... [09.19.14 - 5:47 pm]
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]IndyCar at Fontana – The Morning AfterWill Power celebrates his 2014 IndyCar Championship. (Photo: Chris Owens, IndyCar) IndyCar finale rapid reaction .. Congrats to Will Power on the championship. I was glad to see Will win because losing it again in the finale may have made... [08.31.14 - 10:45 am]IndyCar Should Grab the STEMCollete Davis IndyCar should become the IndyCar Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Series in 2015. I give Collete Davis -- science brain, race car driver and Woman of pressdog® -- full credit for this idea. It was Colette who... [08.24.14 - 3:51 pm]How Much Information is Too Much and Criticizing the CriticsIf you’re a life-long student of mass communications like I am, two tragic incidents recently — the death of Kevin Ward Jr. when he was hit by a car driven by Tony Stewart, and the death of Robin Williams —... [08.21.14 - 9:55 pm]
INDYCAR adds Brasília to 2015 scheduleIndianapolis - 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.
Hulman & Company CEO Mark Mil... [09.18.14 - 2:36 pm]Carpenter/Fisher IndyCar team to run Chevrolet power in 2015It wasn’t much of a surprise when CFH Racing, comprised of Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher and Wink Hartman, announced at their Speedway, IN shops they’ll be racing in 2015 with Chevrolet power and aero kits.
After all, Sarah Fisher drove Chevrolet equipmen... [09.17.14 - 3:58 pm]Aleshin released from Methodist HospitalINDIANAPOLIS - The Verizon IndyCar Series announced that driver Mikhail Aleshin was released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Tuesday.
Aleshin, 27, suffered a concussion, chest injuries, fractured ribs and a broken clavicle in a multi-car wr... [09.16.14 - 3:07 pm]IndyCar goes dark as many 2015 questions remain unansweredIn 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.
IndyCar goes dark
I can... [09.12.14 - 1:31 pm]The 2014 IndyCar season gave me a feeling of unfulfillmentA highly respected motorsports journalist turned to me before the first Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) race of the 2014 at St Petersburg and, with rolled eyes said, “I am so over this series.” I was shocked because this person has had nothing but the be... [09.06.14 - 5:03 pm]Barfield's gone...now what?The Verizon IndyCar Series, which began its seven-month off-season just last week, has plenty of work to do before the 2015 season begins, much of it internal.
Losing Barfield is a major blow to IndyCar
Yesterday's announcement that INDYCAR race direct... [09.06.14 - 5:03 pm]
[09.17.14 - 4:32 pm]Mikhail Aleshin released from hospitalSchmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Mikhail Aleshin has finally left hospital following his accident at Fontana at the end of August.
[09.16.14 - 6:11 pm]Hawksworth: I always believed I would be fastBritish Indy Car ace Jack Hawksworth has said it’s an honour to receive the series’ rising star award after a head turning debut season for the Bryan Herta driver.
[09.16.14 - 12:25 pm]Barfield quits as IndyCar race directorBeaux Barfield has resigned from his position as race director for the Verizon IndyCar Series to move to the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
IndyCar seals return to Brazil in '15IndyCar's long-expected return to Brazil has been confirmed, with the series set to race at Brasilia's Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet on March 8 next year [09.18.14 - 2:30 pm]CFH confirms Chevrolet partnershipThe newly-merged CFH Racing IndyCar team has confirmed that it will partner with Chevrolet in 2015, as predicted by AUTOSPORT last week [09.17.14 - 12:23 pm]Aleshin released from hospitalMikhail Aleshin has been released from hospital to continue his recovery from injuries sustained in a crash during practice for the IndyCar season finale at Fontana two weeks ago [09.16.14 - 5:20 pm]CFH close to Chevy deal for 2015Chevrolet is emerging as the most likely candidate to partner the newly-merged CFH Racing IndyCar team, with a final decision expected in the coming days [09.11.14 - 11:22 am]Rahal team makes major changesThe Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar team has undergone a dramatic restructuring of its engineering department, with Bill Pappas, Mitch Davis and John Dick leaving [09.11.14 - 10:25 am]IndyCar race director joins IMSABeaux Barfield has left IndyCar to take up the role of race director at IMSA, effective immediately [09.05.14 - 3:56 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Morredores VRT - AVV Indycar Barcelona T1-2013
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com VRC Vintage Indycar Series - Round 3: Indianapolis
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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]IndyCar in 2014 and beyondIndyCar in 2014 and beyondThe 2003 Champ Car winner on this year's title fight and the challenges the series has to overcomeMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.01.14 - 7:05 am]Power conquers his nightmaresPower conquers his nightmaresThe Penske driver finally triumphs after finishing second in the standings three timesMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.01.14 - 5:43 am]
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]Saturday Morning Medical Update For IndyCar Driver Mikhail AleshinMedical update from Dr. Terry Trammell, INDYCAR Medical Consultant:
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Mikhail Aleshin was evaluated at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, Calif., on Aug. 29 and diagnosed with fractured ribs, a broken right... [08.30.14 - 8:59 am]
How To Destroy A ReputationYou always hate to see someone’s credibility destroyed. Unfortunately, that is what happened this past weekend when longtime commenter to this, David Zehr, lowered himself to an all-time low. In a moment of weakness, he allowed himself to sit down for ... [09.22.14 - 5:04 am]Proud To Be An IndyCar FanThe last time I tackled this subject a little over a year ago, I ended up being labeled a racist because I used the word “thug” to describe Aaron Hernandez; who is not African-American, incidentally. I will try to choose my words more carefully so as t... [09.19.14 - 5:03 am]The Future Of Racing?Over the weekend, I set my DVR to record what was billed as an historic moment – the debut of the Formula E Championship. In case you have been living under a rock and don’t know what I’m talking about, Formula E is a new form of open-wheel racing that... [09.17.14 - 5:03 am]More Turmoil At Rahal Letterman LaniganLast Thursday, we got word that there is yet another shakeup at Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. Three of the top-rate engineers that had joined the team recently are leaving. Bill Pappas and John Dick were recruited away from Dale Coyne Racing after la... [09.15.14 - 5:04 am]Is Back In The Black Noteworthy?Despite the fact that there could be some serious spin in the article, the Sports Business Journal reporting that the Motorsports Division of Hulman & Company finished 2014 in the black for the first time in years – has to be interpreted as good news. ... [09.12.14 - 5:04 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...
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]The IndyCar Season is Over Already!?The Disciple contingent returned east from the season finale in Fontana. We are disturbed the season ended so early despite the rationale. It is easy to understand the ratings threat posed by football, but there was none on Sunday afternoon. Creatively... [09.02.14 - 7:58 pm]Milwaukee Mile: Great IndyCar Experience and Nice Weather for a Change…Milwaukee was fun. Kudos to the Andretti folks for attempting to reinvigorate that legendary venue. It is also on the schedule for next year as well. Tens of thousands of racing fans made their way into that great little flat track. In the fractured wo... [08.19.14 - 7:57 am]Challenging Week for Racing FansThe grand sport of auto racing made the national news this week for all the wrong reasons. The sprint car accident that claimed the life of aspiring racer Kevin Ward, Jr. in upstate New York before NASCAR ran at Watkins Glen touched off a firestorm. St... [08.11.14 - 6:52 pm]Hey IndyCar Fans…Let’s Celebrate Stupidity Some More!I hear this a lot, mostly in derogatory fashion: ‘Anyone can blog.’ It is true, and I am guilty. I always attempt to have a point within a topic that has merit, however. Those who blog even occupy mainstream sites like SI. Their ‘Fansided’ subdivision ... [07.30.14 - 1:31 pm]
Rahal Letterman Lanigan racing was fined $5,000 for violating Rule 126.96.36.199. 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.
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]Team Merger Has Newgarden Jacked Up About 2015
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The open-wheel merger between Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing and Ed Carpenter Racing will feature Josef Newgarden for at least the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Newgarden, 23, will continue to drive t... [08.27.14 - 8:09 pm]Dixon Wins Sonoma; Power Stumbles RacinToday.com
Scott Dixon held off Ryan Hunter-Reay over the final three laps of Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road course to get his second victory of the season.
Dixon, driving the No. 9 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet power Dalla... [08.24.14 - 6:58 pm]
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 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]The Honda Indy Toronto: Red Flag EditionWho knew there would be so much angst over a piece of red fabric. The red flag flew on Saturday and Sunday at the Honda Indy Toronto multiple times amidst accusations, confusions, rain, wrecks, and A.J. Foyt sarcasm. It was the current incarnation of... [07.21.14 - 2:22 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]
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]Kanaan Wins at Fontana, Power Wins TitleWill Power can finally call himself an IndyCar Champion. The Penske driver won his first series title on Saturday night at Auto Club Speedway, edging out his teammate Helio Castroneves. Power started the race with a 50-point lead on Castroneves, and wh... [08.31.14 - 2:48 am]Castroneves on Pole at FontanaThe stage is set, for the season-ending race at Fontana. Helio Castroneves will be leading the field to the green flag at Auto Club Speedway, which will feature 22 drivers battling it out for 500 miles under the lights. Castroneves, the last qualifier ... [08.29.14 - 6:44 pm]2014 IndyCar Championship PreviewThe stage is set, and the players have been identified for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Championship. Will Power (Penske), Helio Castroneves (Penske), and Simon Pagenaud (SPHM) will all have a chance to take home the Astor Cup on Saturday night in Fontana,... [08.25.14 - 10:00 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]
Rocky Moran Jr testing Indycar with Schmidthttp://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/108948-indycar-rocky-moran-to-test-for-schmidt-peterson-motorsport
I ran into Sam Schmidt at Fontana last month and we worked out a deal so Im going to test on the road course at Homestead n... [09.22.14 - 9:32 pm]Xbox One plus Indycar..Microsoft and NFL signed a deal worth $400 million that saw NFL live streaming content and an app exclusively on Xbox One, and Microsoft Surface tablets being used by players and coaches in NFL games.
I watch Indycar present and past (on the Youtube... [09.22.14 - 11:36 am]Classy RahalWent to the NHRA event in Ennis, Texas today. Saw Graham Rahal throughout the day supporting Courtney Force and the entire Force family of drivers. after Courtney won the funny car event, I walked over to say hi to Graham. He acknowledged my IMS shi... [09.21.14 - 11:26 pm]Caption thisImage: http://en.espnf1.com/PICTURES/CMS/27000/27061.jpg [09.21.14 - 9:44 pm]Aesthetically pleasing IndyCarI think most of us would agree that the current car doesn't have the perfect look. In general formula cars haven't changed a lot since 80's.
After watching some Monster Truck events I thought why not... Cars would look more exciting, would work for ... [09.21.14 - 3:12 pm]Dan Wheldon ProAm / Robo-Pong 200Whatever the fans argue about here, IndyCar still seems to have a strong core of mutual support and respect among the members of the paddock for good causes.
http://ekartingnews.com/2013/10/04/dan-wheldons-legacy-... [09.21.14 - 9:40 am]NBC Nightly News - DW Pro AmRacing/Indycar made National news and for once it was for something good.
Sebastian Wheldon and the DW Pro Am Go-Kart race
http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/sebastian-wheldon-5-hopes-speed-indy-car-racing-history-n208081 [09.20.14 - 8:51 pm]MazdaAs there ever been discussion of Mazda bringing their TUSC diesel engine to Indycar?
I know that right now it's unreliable and not up to speed but it would be really interesting following the development of it. I'm am really bored with the current ... [09.20.14 - 4:39 pm]IndyCar TV coverage outside the USAJust curious about this. How is the IndyCar TV coverage in your country (non-USA)?
Finland's TV rights are owned by C More, a Nordic pay-per-view channel company that owns also the rights for other Nordic countries. The company shows races live on o... [09.20.14 - 11:35 am]Highway guardrail safety got shortcut for $s- Dean Sicking brought into discu...http://abcnews.go.com/US/outrage-guardrail-crashes-tied-lost-limbs-deaths/story?id=25594344&nwltr=icymi_2020_more
featured on 20/20 tonight (FRi.)
seems the manufacture of the guardrail endpoints did a shortcut on materials to save $s and drivers... [09.19.14 - 1:14 pm]Derrick Walker/Indy Car futurehttp://www.indycar.com/News/2014/09/9-18-Q-and-A-with-INDYCAR-president-Derrick-Walker
He better talk to Ajax and Indyknut. [09.19.14 - 12:05 pm]Indy 500 Ticket UpgradesHas anyone gotten upgrade notifications yet on their Indy 500 tickets? Usually they are posted to the website about now. Haven't seen mine yet - checking every day. As they come in, let us know what you got. [09.19.14 - 10:49 am]Firestone test on 9-23FACT: Cavin made mention of a Firestone test next Tuesday 9-23. Should be one last Indycar fix before snow flies.
OPINION: I doubt that areo testing will take place in Indianapolis since the engine suppliers would not be able to lock down the faci... [09.19.14 - 8:48 am]Would you welcome... Rayhall?http://racer.com/imsa/item/108770-imsa-rayhall-looking-to-add-open-wheel-races-in-2015
Sean Rayhall... From Tudor LMPC [09.19.14 - 12:27 am]Street Circuits as Road CoursesHere's some off-season fun: Street circuits often have exciting racing because of their heavy braking areas. But failed pass attempts often result in wrecked cars and full course cautions. What if the layout of specific street circuits were applied ... [09.18.14 - 6:49 pm]
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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