Hinchcliffe, Team Penalized for Domed Skid ViolationFollowing a dominant performance in the completion of the Firestone 600 that saw James Hinchcliffe lead 188 laps but finish 0.008 seconds short of victory, INDYCAR determined that the No. 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda violated Rule 188.8.131.52.2 ... [08.31.16 - 4:53 pm]Marco Andretti tries to end tough year on strong noteWith only two top-10 finishes in 14 races, the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season has been shockingly disappointing for Marco Andretti. He's hopeful he can end the season by shocking everyone else during the final two races. Andretti, 29, comes to Watk... [08.31.16 - 1:55 pm]Hinchcliffe gets call to dance on Dancing with the StarsShare on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to email (Opens in new window) Helio Castroneves has won three ... [08.31.16 - 10:36 am]Enerson to return for final two IndyCar racesR.C. Enerson will be back behind the wheel of the No. 19 Dale Coyne Racing Honda for the final two races of the 2016 season. Enerson made his IndyCar debut at Mid-Ohio, finishing 19th. He will be back for both the series' return to Watkins Glen ... [08.30.16 - 12:00 pm]Fast Facts: IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen2010 race winner (most recent event): Will Power (No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara-Honda) 2010 Verizon P1 Award winner (most recent event): Will Power (12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara-Honda), 1 minute, 29.3164 seconds, 135.832 mph INDYCAR Mobile app ... [08.31.16 - 7:58 am]Urrutia Holds Narrow Points Lead In Indy LightsUruguayan Santiago “Santi” Urrutia holds a slender 16-point edge over Dubai-based Englishman Ed Jones as Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires heads to the Watkins Glen International road course in for the penultimate weekend in this year’s title-chase. [08.30.16 - 8:09 am]IndyCar 2016: In case you missed the best race finish ever ... (video)CLEVELAND, Ohio — Sunday's IndyCar Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway might go down as one of the best race finishes ever, certainly for open-wheel. Certainly winner Graham Rahal will feel that way. But not many people saw the finish. Postponed from... [08.29.16 - 3:53 am]Magnussen And Garcia Pull Off A Brilliant Win At VIRThey led the final two practice session, scored the pole and then dominated the race day action – Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia pulled off a sparking performance to win the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The victory by the Danish ... [08.29.16 - 2:38 am]Brothers Arrested for Murder of Dwyane Wade's Cousin in Chicago to Appear in ...(CHICAGO) — Two brothers accused of murdering Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, are expected to appear in court Monday.The suspects, 26-year-old Darwin S... (BOGOTA, Colombia) -- A ceasefire between the Colombian government and the main... [08.29.16 - 4:07 am]Rahal seizes last-lap lead to win by a noseLos Angeles (AFP) - American Graham Rahal edged James Hinchcliffe of Canada to the checkered flag by just 0.008 of a second to win the completion of the IndyCar Firestone 600. Rahal's slimmest margin of victory was the fifth closest in IndyCar history ... [08.27.16 - 10:00 pm]
INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 26 to Aug. 1)Party in the Penn Marco Andretti likes to hang out at home in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. But that doesn’t mean he’s antisocial. Andretti just gets all his friends to come to him. A cast of motorsports stars showed up to his latest soiree, held just after ... [08.03.16 - 6:08 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 19 to 25)Summertime … and the livin’ is easy It’s clear: Max Chilton knows a thing or two about good living. While the Verizon IndyCar Series paddock took a few days off last weekend, Chilton piloted a gorgeous convertible around the English countryside. He wou... [07.27.16 - 5:02 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 12 to 18)Dedicated follower of fashion In addition to being a great racing town and the home of the Honda Indy Toronto, the Canadian city is a good destination for the fashion forward. The combination of both makes it a perfect locale for Chloe Roberts, Max Chi... [07.20.16 - 10:29 am]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 27 to July 4)Reppin’ the red, white and blue Independence Day celebrations brought about all sorts of American sentiment and with an off weekend on the schedule, Verizon IndyCar drivers had time for some rest and relaxation. Graham Rahal made sure to dress the part... [07.05.16 - 5:18 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 18 to June 24)‘You ever have that feeling where you’re not sure if you’re awake or dreaming?’ The always charming and conversational Emma Dixon had to find someone to talk to in Le Mans, France, while hubby Scott Dixon was busy getting a third-place finish in the 24... [06.27.16 - 5:39 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 11 to June 17)If the shoe fits Luckily, Helio Castroneves had perfect hair and his signature yellow No. 3 socks on when he competed on “American Ninja Warrior” in late April because when the episode aired June 13 on NBC, we see that he lost a shoe while holding onto... [06.20.16 - 2:42 pm]
Birchwood native Aaron Telitz races in the Pro Mazda Championship, one of steppingstone divisions that make up the Mazda Road to Indy. We asked him to share thoughts several times this week as IndyCar and its support divisions -- along wtih the Pirelli... [06.25.16 - 9:39 pm]Road America IndyCar Kohler Grand Prix second practice
Elkhart Lake — Graham Rahal, who suffered through electronics problems through the first session, set the pace Friday in the second practice for the Kohler Grand Prix.
Hinchcliffe penalized for domed skid wear at TexasHinchliffe, who lost the race in the closest margin in Texas Motor Speedway history (0.008), was docked 25 championship points. The penalty drops him from eighth to ninth in the championship standings, behind Carlos Munoz. The team was also issued a $2... [08.31.16 - 6:19 pm]Enerson to return for final two IndyCar racesEnerson made his IndyCar debut at Mid-Ohio, finishing 19th.
He will be back for both the series' return to Watkins Glen International and the season finale at Sonoma Raceway. He took part in the WGI test with DCR.
“I think we have a good weekend ahead... [08.30.16 - 6:53 pm]Texas finish proved it was a race worth waiting forThat was Tony Kanaan, commending Graham Rahal for his final-lap move that gave Rahal his first race win of the year and fourth of his career. Rahal gave Honda its second victory of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, the first coming at the 100th I... [08.30.16 - 3:55 pm]Hinchcliffe to appear on Dancing with the StarsWhether he lets his driving in the No. 5 Arrow Sam Schmidt Motorsports Honda racecar tell the series’ story or through various business and personal activities conducted without benefit of firesuit and helmet.
Now in his sixth year of Indy car competit... [08.30.16 - 11:31 am]Texas 600: Top 10 quotes after raceP.N°DriverTeam (Engine)Avg. Speed
... Keep reading [08.28.16 - 11:43 am]Rahal steals sensational victory from HinchcliffeRestarting the 2.5-month-old Firestone 600 from Lap 72, Andretti Autosport’s Hunter-Reay took the lead after a lap, with Team Penske’s Will Power in second, chased by the two Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Hondas of Hinchcliffe and Mikhail Aleshin, but s... [08.27.16 - 11:46 pm]
Andretti’s almost perfect yearAndretti’s almost perfect yearMario dominated the USAC season, but Graham Hill won the big race in MayMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [04.25.16 - 10:16 am]The unrivalled Roger PenskeThe unrivalled Roger PenskeA career in racing and beyond, like no other before himMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.29.16 - 11:26 am]Indy superstars: The UnsersIndy superstars: The UnsersThey made their name at Pikes Peak, and they carried that on at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.21.16 - 1:09 pm]Indy superstars: Rick MearsIndy superstars: Rick MearsHe raced hard, he raced fair and his lack of ego makes him one of the greatsMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.18.16 - 1:15 pm]Indy superstars: Parnelli JonesIndy superstars: Parnelli JonesThe man who would not stand for the Europeans taking pole at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.17.16 - 1:32 pm]
James Hinchcliffe’s Team Penalized For Texas Rule InfractionIndyCar has penalized James Hinchcliffe’s No. 5 Arrow Electronics team for a rules infraction from the 2016 Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. James Hinchcliffe’s car failed post-race inspection after the 2016 Firestone 600 and his team has been pe... [08.31.16 - 5:43 pm]RC Enerson Rejoins Dale Coyne Racing For Final Two RacesFormer Indy Lights driver RC Enerson will return to Dale Coyne Racing for the final two Verizon IndyCar Series races at Watkins Glen and Sonoma. Dale Coyne Racing announced this week that it has recalled RC Enerson to pilot the No. 19 DCR entry for the... [08.31.16 - 11:00 am]James Hinchcliffe Tells How He Joined ‘Dancing With The Stars’James Hinchcliffe is going ‘Dancing with the Stars’ next month, and the IndyCar star told Beyond the Flag how – and why – he landed on the ABC reality show. James Hinchcliffe surprised Verizon IndyCar Series fans on Tuesday by signing up for the next s... [08.31.16 - 9:00 am]James Hinchcliffe Named To ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe has joined Season 23 of ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ and will make his debut on the show Sept. 12. James Hinchcliffe is about to become a reality TV star. ABC announced Tuesday that Hinchcliffe, driver... [08.30.16 - 1:15 pm]James Hinchcliffe: ‘My Night Was Great Until About 8 Minutes To Go’James Hinchcliffe had his heart broken on Saturday night when he dominated the 2016 Firestone 600 only to get beaten at the finish line. Afterward he spoke about just missing out on victory. You have to feel for James Hinchcliffe. He returned to Texas ... [08.30.16 - 9:00 am]
Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th
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Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th [09.04.15 - 9:07 am]Update: Justin Wilson Family Statement
Indianapolis, Ind. 26 August 2015- On behalf of the entire Wilson family, thank you for the outpouring of support from around the world. We would like to share some new details about the Wilson Children’s Fund.
Justin Wilson Scores Seventh on Pocono Grid with Andretti Autosport
Long Pond, Pa (22 August 2015) – Justin Wilson is back in oval action this weekend at Pocono Raceway, set to race the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda-Dalla... [08.22.15 - 10:15 pm]Helio Castreneves Wins the Pole at Pocono - InterviewLONG POND, Penn (August 22, 2015) – Helio Castroneves is the Verizon P1 Award winner for the fourth time in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. With a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph, the driver of the No. 3 Shell V-Power Nitro + Team Penske ... [08.22.15 - 7:03 pm]
Another End To An EraAt the time, I was unaware of the irony. During the rain-delay at Pocono last Sunday, my friend Paul Dalbey and I made the short trek down to Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Yes, we were tourists and found the homes of Mario and Marco Andretti; but the main pu... [08.31.16 - 5:05 am]Random Thoughts On Texas – Part IIAfter a Saturday night in June in which the Verizon IndyCar Series failed to turn a lap, a Sunday afternoon that saw not a whole lot of action until one of the biggest stars in the series was involved in a frightening crash just before the skies opened... [08.29.16 - 5:04 am]Resumption Of Texas PreviewOne of the more unique set of circumstances in IndyCar history will take place tomorrow night as the Verizon IndyCar Series returns to Texas Motor Speedway to finish what it started two and a half months ago. The resumption of a race that much later is... [08.26.16 - 5:03 am]Random Thoughts On PoconoThere is really no way to know how this race looked on television, but it was spectacular in person. Like all five hundred mile races, there was that lull around the halfway point – but what a finish! As is usually the case with a Will Power drive, he ... [08.22.16 - 5:28 pm]Pocono Race Day – Part TwoFor the third day in a row – welcome to Pocono Raceway. The skies are blue with puffy clouds. It is a brisk 64-degrees, but it is very windy. Winds are supposed to be 15-knots out of the north, with gusts up to 25-knots – not ideal conditions for cars ... [08.22.16 - 10:25 am]
Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600Track facts, entrant facts, session results and more for the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The post Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600 appeared first on The Apex. [06.07.16 - 9:46 pm]Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle IsleWill Power took the Race 2 win on Belle Isle in the No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet.
The post Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle Isle appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 5:36 pm]Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit PolesSimon Pagenaud earned the pole position for both races of the 2016 Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit Poles appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 11:34 am]Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in DetroitSebastien Bourdais' KVSH Racing team put him in the lead in the final laps to take the win in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 5:44 pm]Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in DetroitJosef Newgarden was fastest in morning practice ahead of Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit on Detroit's Belle Isle.
The post Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 10:55 am]
The Glorious Month of May at IMSHowdy folks…it has been a while. Yours truly retired in early May and my now leisurely days have been spent primarily at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for the sold out 100th running of the great race. Qualifications this weekend were f... [05.23.16 - 9:28 am]The IndyCar Off Season Is About To End!Our seemingly infinite patience is about to pay off. The off season in the Verizon IndyCar Series has plodded along far too long. St. Pete this coming weekend should begin to quench our appetites. For those unable to spring break it to the Florida gulf... [03.07.16 - 12:20 pm]Racing and Live Sports So Far in 2016What event has drawn sold out crowds daily, features a lot of big names in an extreme form of auto racing musical chairs, races on an oval, gets lots of press and even featured a viral video of a drunken cop slurring idiotic hate speech toward Tony Ste... [01.17.16 - 6:38 am]Happy New Year…and Happy Birthday Tony GeorgeHappy birthday to Tony George, grandson of the late great Tony Hulman. 1959 was the birth year for young Anton and was the year I first set foot inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Unfortunately any mention of Tony George in just about any context ... [12.30.15 - 3:02 pm]IndyCar Schedule in 2016: The Good, Bad and Unvarnished From A Ticket Buying FanThe 2016 IndyCar schedule was formally announced today. As fervent long-term IndyCar fans we are gratified to have any sort of schedule. Formulating one is potentially the most difficult part of running IndyCar. For every great addition such as Phoenix... [10.27.15 - 2:52 pm]
In addition to the 16 returning events, Gatway Motorsports Park find itself on the schedule for the first time since 2003.
1 - Sunday, March 12 - St... [08.25.16 - 12:12 pm]Andretti Signs hhgregg For 2017Andretti Autosport announced today the signing of hhgregg to the team's sponsorship lineup in 2017.
The retailer will serve as 'lead co-sponsor' on Marco Andretti's No. 27 Honda, with additional branding team wide throughout the season.
It's unclear how ... [08.23.16 - 2:10 pm]Power Wins Delayed Pocono 500Penske Racing's Will Power won today's ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, slicing a big chunk out of Simon Pagenaud's points lead.
Entering the weekend Pagenaud held a sizable 58-point lead over Power. The first step in slicing into the point lead came o... [08.22.16 - 6:18 pm]Remembering Bryan ClausonThree-time Indianapolis 500 starter and USAC legend Bryan Clauson passed away Sunday night from injuries sustained Saturday in a racing accident at the Belleville Nationals midget race in Belleville, Kansas. Clauson's accident occurred while leading. H... [08.08.16 - 11:02 am]IndyCar Drivers Win Family FeudFive Verizon IndyCar Series stars took off their helmets and slapped on name tags to play Celebrity Family Feud for charity on ABC Sunday night.
Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan, James Hinchcliffe, Will Power and Conor Daly took on Sports Illustrated swim... [08.01.16 - 11:10 am]
Rahal Pulls Out Dramatic Win At ‘The Resumption’ Three-wide, four-wide and with sparks flying, Graham Rahal won the 20th annual Firestone 600 (The Resumption) Verizon IndyCar Series race Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway after leading the equivalent of two football fields.
Rahal completed a dram... [08.28.16 - 9:19 am]Free Agent Newgarden Uncertain About Future By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Relegated to the role of reluctant spectator, Josef Newgarden will meet-and-greet fans attending Saturday night’s Firestone 600 (The Resumption) at Texas Motor Speedway before watching his already slim Ver... [08.27.16 - 9:05 am]Gateway Race: IndyCar Series Returning To St. Louis A return to Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis for a night race after a 13-year absence, and a multiyear agreement with historic Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, highlight the “16-plus-one” Verizon IndyCar Series schedule for 2017.
Stressing con... [08.26.16 - 9:32 am]Power Wins Pocono; Tightens Points Race In IndyCar Championship Race RacinToday.com
Will Power ramped up pressure on IndyCar Series point-leader and Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud on Monday when he won the rain-postponed event at Pocono Raceway.
Power cut Pagenaud’s once seemingly comfortable lead to 20 points with... [08.22.16 - 3:56 pm]IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Still Feeling Under Handed If Josef Newgarden greets you with an awkward left-handed shake, don’t take it personally. The rising Verizon IndyCar Series star still is feeling the pain of the broken right hand he suffered during a crash at Texas Motor Speedway last month.
“Everyo... [08.22.16 - 8:16 am]
2016 Indy 500 Turn 3 Diary5:10 AM As we roll out into the darkness, the family is restive¹. There are murmurs of discontent from the younger element about arising at 4:00 AM. My explanation about heeding IMS president J. Douglas Boles warnings about traffic and long lines at ... [05.31.16 - 12:26 pm]The Indy 500 – Meet the new bossI was 11 years old when I went to my first Indianapolis 500 in the late 1960’s. As a kid from small town Indiana, the race and the track were mythic entities. Only the special few got to attend it in person. In lieu of going, you listened to Sid Col... [05.27.16 - 10:49 am]Pole Day at Indy – Saturday should have been SundayThe Saturday qualifications for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 were fantastic, fabulous, superb, scintillating, tense, and whatever other words can be found in a thesaurus. It’s just too bad they didn’t count. Let’s just pretend they didn’t happen and do ... [05.22.16 - 6:14 pm]A Good Race is Hard to Find.Flannery O’Conn0r wrote the Southern Gothic short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” about an old woman whose manipulative behavior and selfishness led to her family’s destruction. Luckily, there was very little destruction at Barber Motorsports Park ... [04.27.16 - 3:14 pm]IndyCar’s Sunday drive in Long BeachOfficiating anything is a thankless job. Someone is always on the wrong side of a call and many will hold a grudge forever. I know this. I was a high school football referee for many years. At one stadium a fan screamed, “You &$%#@*% zebras!” at us... [04.19.16 - 12:23 pm]
Monaco Track WalkI've been fortunate to have traveled with my wife Darcy to some really cool places in the last couple of years, but if you had told me I would ever have made it to Monaco, I wouldn't have believed you!
Yet, here we are! Darcy's boss was a panelist for... [06.10.16 - 7:34 pm]The 100th Indianapolis 500So about three hours after the race ended, the boys and I arrived back at our hotel and I turned on ESPN. A few seconds later, I saw the following on their crawler:
"Alexander Rossi wins the 100th Indianapolis 500"
It REALLY did happen, didn't it? Tr... [05.29.16 - 11:19 pm]Carb Night Burger BashHey everyone, it's Indy 500 weekend!
Are you excited yet? I hope so, because I know I am. And even better, I'm already in town, which hasn't happened since, well, I actually lived here 20-plus years ago. Since Kevin had his last final exam today, we w... [05.28.16 - 12:35 am]Checking Out My Local TrackI'll probably post some sort of wrap-up to the Barber race later this week, but in keeping things chronological, I'm instead going to post about a trip Kevin and I took to one of our local tracks this weekend.
Rockford Speedway, in Rockford, Ill. is... [04.27.16 - 4:30 pm]Long Beach -- Upon Further ReviewSo, here we are, three races into the season and I haven't come through with either a blog or a podcast on any of them.
While part of that is due to a busy schedule, and our trip to Singapore, it's also been a little about motivation. Not for me, but ... [04.20.16 - 8:26 pm]
Graham Rahal Wins at TexasSome things are worth waiting 11-weeks for. The Verizon IndyCar Series made the march back to Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, to finish the Firestone 500 that was started on June 11. On display was an action-packed, edge of your seat, thrilling duel ... [08.27.16 - 11:50 pm]2017 IndyCar ScheduleToday the Verizon IndyCar Series announced the 2017 schedule, which features all of the same venues from this season, and the addition of Gateway Motorsports Park. The phrase “17 in 17” fits very nicely, as there are 17 events on the calendar for next ... [08.25.16 - 12:15 pm]Will Power Wins at PoconoThe rain moved the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono to Monday afternoon, but it was well worth the wait. The second 500-mile race of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season had just as much action and excitement as the one we witnessed nearly three months ago. ... [08.22.16 - 3:49 pm]Mikhail Aleshin on Pole at PoconoMikhail Aleshin has only raced at Pocono one time. That was in 2014, when he started 12th and finished 7th in his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda. Today, he became the first Russian driver to claim a Pole in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The 29-year o... [08.20.16 - 6:06 pm]IndyCar Test at IMSIt was a somber and grim morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, with the news that Bryan Clauson passed away from his injuries in Saturday night’s crash at the Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas. The 27-year old driver had immense tal... [08.08.16 - 6:29 pm]
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the WayThere is an axiom that floats about the business world, "people will tell you what they want, if you just listen to them". The most successful salespersons and businesses shut up and listen, examine that information, and then figure out how to best pro... [03.23.16 - 12:48 pm]There, Now Don't You Feel Better?I don't know about you, but I always feel better after the first Indycar race of the season.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has really grown on me as the season opener. The first Indycar race is always an indicator (especially here in Nor... [03.16.16 - 2:17 pm]The Last Of The MohicansIn the second book of James Fenimore Cooper's 5 novels comprising The Leatherstocking Tales, the character of Uncas is known as the last full-blooded member of the Mohican tribe of Native Americans who becomes allied within other tribes through marriag... [01.28.16 - 11:26 am]Not Good EnoughIt doesn't seem so very long ago when we were all left in stunned disbelief following the death of Dan Wheldon, October 16, 2011.
Maybe it's because it hasn't been that long really.
Now resigned to the terrible result of another all too fateful m... [08.25.15 - 1:42 pm]Alternate Realities, Part IIBack again folks.
During the in-between days where the luster of the Indy 500 becomes patina and the pomp of season culmination not quite here, I dare to fill that space with something that most other outlets do not - rewrite the amazing and rich his... [08.05.15 - 2:24 pm]
Unfiltered Race Notes… The Gorgeous Facility EditionWelcome to another year at the most-beautiful-gorgeous-awe-inspiring-crown-jewel-of-a-facility Barber Motorsport Park. Soooo I only have realized this week that the actual prerace is spate from the actual race broadcast on the guide. So all I have is t... [04.26.16 - 9:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Kitten is Still a Kitten EditionOk. Here we go again! Regular full disclosure: I’m on DVR but I have no idea how this ended… Self enacted twitter ban successful! No pre-race. The DVR programming kicked in during opening ceremonies. No complaints here. I just want … Continue reading → [04.18.16 - 9:07 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: The 10 Year Hiatus EditionAlright alright alright. Over a week late but never short, here’s to another exciting edition of notes. The anotherindycarblog compound was affected by a multi-day power outage no thanks to an increasingly intoxicated ‘spring’ in Indiana. As such, cove... [04.10.16 - 9:54 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… 196 Days Edition—Prerace— YEA RIGHT! No… Even though its stupid ABC and their stupid format with their stupid voices I guess I’ll watch a little… Because racecar… obviously. Yessss I’ve missed the IMSP montages! Hellloooo Allen Bestwick. At least the suffering wont … ... [03.15.16 - 10:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Super Awesome Championship Sonoma EditionWell, here we find ourselves again. Not much to say other than lets go. –Prerace– How long is this thing? I don’t have time for this I need to see some racecars. DVR starts in the middle of the season … Continue reading → [08.31.15 - 9:36 pm]
VICS: IndyCar At The Glen PreviewLabor Day weekend for the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016 was originally scheduled for the streets of Boston, Massachusetts, however when the necessary funding failed to come through, Mark Miles and company looked at other options to replace it. The ser... [08.31.16 - 1:05 am]Graham Rahal Bides Time To Successful Night in TexasGraham Rahal only led one lap this past weekend – but it was the lap that mattered. The driver of the No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda won the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway with a last lap pass around James Hinchcliffe. Rahal is on... [08.30.16 - 4:42 pm]Hinch Comes Up Short in TexasJames Hinchcliffe, driver of the No. 5 Arrow Electronics Honda, dominated in Texas but came up short in a heart pounding edge of your seat final lap in the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. The race which was originally held on June 12 was red fla... [08.29.16 - 1:30 am]Mark Miles Talks 2017 IndyCar ScheduleThe 2017 IndyCar Season Schedule was released on August 25 and it looks to be an exciting season coming as there is a good balance between the different types of tracks the cars will race on with six ovals, six road courses and five street courses. As ... [08.29.16 - 1:29 am]VICS: Rahal Outguns Hinchcliffe To Win Firestone 600How ironic is it that in the world that is the Verizon IndyCar Series, that the two wildest races over the past two seasons have seen the same car and driver in the winner’s circle. Last year, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing pilot Graham Rahal survived ... [08.27.16 - 11:34 pm]
So Where's Dixon's FineThat double #1 salute earned Will some time in the IndyCar dog house, even though it was totally justified.
So how come Dixon's completely unjustified salute went unpunished?
Oh right. TGBB is back in the saddle. [08.31.16 - 8:04 pm]Glen grandstandsQuestion, which stands at Watkins glen are from Nazareth speedway. I assume it's the main grandstand that are red and yellow. I never made it out to Nazareth. [08.31.16 - 6:24 pm]Whack!!! SPM fined 20k and 25 driver and entrant points for worn skid plate ...On Hinch's ride.
Multiple Indycar reporters are tweeting info out. And Dixie didn't get fined for the double birds either.
http://motorsports.nbcsports.com/2016/08/31/hinchcliffe-team-docked-25-points-20000-for-domed-skid-wear-at-texas/ [08.31.16 - 5:17 pm]Long Time Foyt Employee/Friend Passes awayhttps://www.facebook.com/foytracing/photos/a.301385974290.142831.295106919290/10154458873999291/?type=3&theater
Also happens to Brian Barnharts father. [08.31.16 - 12:45 pm]Nice Hinch ArticleNY Post (http://nypost.com/2016/08/30/how-indycars-james-hinchcliffe-came-back-from-bloody-brush-with-death/#ifrndnloc) [08.30.16 - 8:25 pm]Camping at Watkins Glen?All,
I've decided to grab my 12-year-old son, throw the tent in the car, and head out to see the race this weekend. Curious to know what to expect.
Am I correct that all camping is in designated camp sites? There seems to be one area outside th... [08.30.16 - 7:42 pm]Show carsIncredibly stupid questions about show cars - are the tub, a-arms, bodywork, etc. on a show car made of carbon fiber, or is it fiberglass over a framework of some sort? And, are any teams using old, damaged DW-12 tubs for show cars, or are they all bes... [08.30.16 - 2:23 pm]Watkins Glen detailed schedulehttp://www.theglen.com/~/media/99D8A8EB89284EFB9114FE577FFBB0B0.ashx [08.30.16 - 1:46 pm]Championship BattleGiven we are 2 races away from the end of the season and essentially its come down to a 2 man race, who do you think will win this year's championship? [08.30.16 - 8:52 am]ECR shopIs it the old Sarah Fisher shop now? And by "old" I mean "brand new?" [08.29.16 - 8:45 pm]
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