INDYCAR TORONTO 2 IN T.O. DOUBLEHEADER POST-EVENT INFRACTIONSINDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, July 24, 2014) – INDYCAR announced today post-event infractions from the Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O., which was held July 20 at Exhibition Place in Toronto. • INDYCAR officials have fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 ... [07.24.14 - 5:55 pm]IndyCar: RHR earns second quarter Driver of the Year awardIndianapolis 500 Mile Race winner and recent ESPY Best Driver award winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has been voted winner of the second quarter Driver of the Year Award 2014. Hunter-Reay, 33, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., won “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on ... [07.24.14 - 3:05 pm]Reggie Wayne Went To The Colts Training Camp In An IndyCarIndianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne knows how to make an entrance. A year after arriving to Colts training camp via helicopter, the veteran receiver traveled to the first day of training camp this year in an IndyCar. That customized Colts racing ... [07.24.14 - 3:00 am]IndyCar: Nearly the entire field set for Mid-Ohio test todayA pivotal day of testing will occur today at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, as five Verizon IndyCar Series teams seek to gain that crucial edge heading into Mid-Ohio’s Honda Indy 200 next weekend (August 1-3). All four Andretti Autosport and Chip ... [07.24.14 - 5:56 am]Sebastien Bourdais, Mike Conway win IndyCar races in TorontoIndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. The series had planned to run one race Saturday and one on Sunday until rain washed out the first event. It instead began Sunday morning, rou... [07.20.14 - 9:39 am]Reggie Wayne Shows Up to Indianapolis Colts Training Camp in IndyCarReggie Wayne showed up to training camp in an IndyCar on Wednesday morning, because these are the things Reggie Wayne does. Needing to one-up his 2013 helicopter arrival, the Indianapolis Colts wideout rolled into the Colts training facility in the bac... [07.23.14 - 4:40 am]IndyCar to race twice on SundayTORONTO -- Persistent rain caused Verizon IndyCar Series officials to call off the first race of the "2 in TO" doubleheader weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto, and instead attempt to run two races for either 65 laps or 80 minutes (whichever comes first)... [07.19.14 - 2:37 pm]INDYCAR: Ryan Hunter-Reay is named “Driver of the Year.”Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner and recent ESPY Best Driver award winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has been voted winner of the second quarter Driver of the Year Award 2014. Hunter-Reay, 33, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., won this years Indianapolis 500 on May 25 ... [07.24.14 - 3:51 am]Conway, Bourdais take Toronto IndyCar winsToronto (Canada) (AFP) - Britain's Mike Conway won his second race of the season and France's Sebastien Bourdais captured his first title since 2007 on Sunday at IndyCar's Toronto Indy double-header. Rain forced postponement of Saturday's scheduled rac... [07.20.14 - 7:19 pm]Bourdais ends drought with Toronto IndyCar winTORONTO -- Finally, Sebastien Bourdais is a winner again in IndyCar after taking Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto event on Sunday. Bourdais' last win came Nov. 11, 2007, in a Champ Car race in Mexico City. The career win was his 32nd, breaking a tie wi... [07.20.14 - 12:37 pm]
Bourdais and Conway win in IndyCar doubleheaderIndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. It instead began Sunday morning, roughly five hours before the start of the second race, and won by Sebastien Bourdais. The sky eventually di... [07.20.14 - 7:35 pm]IndyCar Series in Toronto rained outIndyCar's weekend doubleheader will be crammed into one day because Saturday's race was called because of rain. ''Obviously, we all wanted to get the race in today, but this was the correct call,'' series points leader Helio Castroneves said. Sebastien... [07.19.14 - 8:32 pm]IndyCar Fines RLL for Toronto Race ViolationIndyCar fines Rahal Letterman Lanigan $5,000 for Toronto race violation [07.24.14 - 5:10 pm]IndyCar edges Toronto rainIndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. The series had planned to run one race Saturday and one Sunday until rain washed out the first event. [07.23.14 - 4:58 am]Rain postpones IndyCar race in TorontoThe IndyCar race never got started Saturday at Exhibition Place. Persistent and consistent rain arrived just as the cars were rolling into position for the start of the Honda Indy Toronto. IndyCar will stage two races Sunday. Three cars slid off the tr... [07.19.14 - 8:24 pm]IndyCar race in Toronto is called off because of rainIndyCar's weekend doubleheader will be crammed into one day because Saturday's race was called because of rain. [07.19.14 - 1:22 pm]INDYCAR Toronto 2 in T.O. doubleheader post-event infractionsINDIANAPOLIS - INDYCAR announced today post-event infractions from the Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O., which was held July 20 at Exhibition Place in Toronto. • INDYCAR officials have fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 for a technical violation o... [07.24.14 - 4:31 pm]Sebastien Bourdais, Mike Conway win IndyCar races in TorontoIndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. [07.20.14 - 5:11 pm]Conway, Bourdais take Toronto IndyCar winsBritain's Mike Conway won his second race of the season and France's Sebastien Bourdais captured his first title since 2007 on Sunday at IndyCar's Toronto Indy double-header. While Bourdais won from the pole to snap a 52-race IndyCar win drought, the s... [07.20.14 - 6:19 pm]Bourdais ends drought with Toronto IndyCar winTORONTO -- Finally, Sebastien Bourdais is a winner again in IndyCar after taking Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto event on Sunday. [07.20.14 - 3:30 pm]
Curt Cavin: Team Penske in great shape for IndyCar title - Indianapolis Star ... USA TODAY Curt Cavin: Team Penske in great shape for IndyCar title Indianapolis Star (blog) As for making things up as they go along, I know many of the teams have asked that question and are frustrated by some of IndyCar's decisions, but I think you have... [07.23.14 - 12:14 pm]IndyCar Fines RLL for Toronto Race Violation - ABC News NBCSports.com IndyCar Fines RLL for Toronto Race Violation ABC News IndyCar has fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 for a weight violation in the car driven by Luca Filippi at Toronto. The series also fined A.J. Foyt Racing $1,000 for a technical ... [07.24.14 - 5:09 pm]Reggie Wayne: 'I'm ready to go' - ESPN ESPN Reggie Wayne: 'I'm ready to go' ESPN Wayne had a different idea of how he wanted to arrive, but it was shot down, and somebody mentioned an Indy car, since Indiana is home to the Indianapolis 500. "Ed and his crew are an outstanding group, a first-cl... [07.23.14 - 2:10 pm]Showdown: Penske teammates top IndyCar standings, both aim for first title - ... FOXSports.com Showdown: Penske teammates top IndyCar standings, both aim for first title FOXSports.com INDIANAPOLIS â€“ With just four races remaining in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series, Team Penske has doubled its chances of winning just its second champ... [07.24.14 - 9:40 pm]IndyCar: Marshall Pruett's Toronto rewind - Racer IndyCar: Marshall Pruett's Toronto rewind Racer Amid the chaos brought by rain, indecision and a lack of information on Saturday, folks returned the following day for two rounds of the Verizon IndyCar Series action where teams, drivers and fans did their... [07.24.14 - 3:23 pm]IndyCar fines Rahal Letterman Lanigan $5000 for Toronto race violation - Tuls... IndyCar fines Rahal Letterman Lanigan $5000 for Toronto race violation Tulsa World INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar has fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 for a weight violation in the car driven by Luca Filippi at Toronto. The series also fined A.J.... [07.25.14 - 1:15 am]IndyCar: Delayed Toronto shows ratings gain - Racer IndyCar: Delayed Toronto shows ratings gain Racer The Verizon IndyCar Series may have been dealt a blow by the weather gods in Toronto, but the series still wound up making some positive headway on the ratings front. Persistent rain forced postponement o... [07.24.14 - 12:08 pm]Kurt Busch 25th in Sprint Cup points — IndyCar, too - NBCSports.com NBCSports.com Kurt Busch 25th in Sprint Cup points — IndyCar, too NBCSports.com And in the IndyCar Series and based on his sixth-place finish at Indy, Busch is also 25th in the standings – even though he has competed in just the Indy 500 thus far (his onl... [07.23.14 - 9:29 pm]Doubleheaders proving to be rigorous but popular on IndyCar series - Indianap... The State Doubleheaders proving to be rigorous but popular on IndyCar series Indianapolis Star TORONTO – The Verizon IndyCar Series goes two-for-one in Ontario this weekend, with 85-lap races Saturday and Sunday. Honda Indy Toronto officials love having a... [07.20.14 - 10:57 am]James Hinchcliffe opts to test IndyCar free agency - Indianapolis Star James Hinchcliffe opts to test IndyCar free agency Indianapolis Star TORONTO – After six races in 23 days, IndyCar will take this week off before gathering Aug. 2-3 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Much could happen in the meantime. Andretti Autosport ... [07.20.14 - 12:40 pm]
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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 preview: Grand Prix of IndianapolisLike most of you, I’m a big fan of onboard cameras – particularly RACER's Marshall Pruett/Simon Pagenaud visor-cams, of course – but one of the coolest things I ever saw while riding shotgun via... [05.08.14 - 10:01 am]IndyCar insight: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course with Graham RahalRahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal raced Indy Lights and tested an IndyCar on the old-spec IMS road course. Then he helped redesign some of the corners and has now tested on it once more. ... [05.08.14 - 9:07 am]Road racing at Indy – remembering the Hoosier Grand PrixThe inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis gets the green flag Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway but the first time they ever tried to marry Indy cars and road racing was in 1965 at Indianapo... [05.07.14 - 11:56 pm]Alan Wilson on NOLA Motorsports ParkRelated Stories Alan Wilson (BELOW) has designed racetracks all over the world and his latest, NOLA outside of New Orleans, is in IndyCar's gunsights for a race, beginning in 2015 if all the det... [05.07.14 - 2:13 am]REVIEW: Black Noon – the year they stopped the Indy 500Paul Pfanner is the President and CEO of Racer Media & Marketing, Inc. and the founder of RACER Magazine and RACER.com. The 1964 Indianapolis 500 will always be remembered as the last year a fron... [05.06.14 - 10:25 am]
Thoughts on IndyCar in Toronto 2014A couple thoughts on last weekend’s IndyCar doubleheader in Toronto. (Story with results here) First, the decision to not race on Saturday. At first I thought it was bullshit, or horseshit or some kind of shit. You got rain tires,... [07.21.14 - 9:35 am]IndyCar’s Encouraging Trend Toward More UmbrageCue the anger! James Hinchcliffe and Ed Carpenter crash during the 2014 Indy 500. An encouraging trend in IndyCar lately: A little less class, a little more umbrage. Several examples: James Hinchcliffe goes all BANZAI on Ed Carpenter in the... [07.15.14 - 10:53 am]Thoughts on IndyCar from Iowa Speedway 2014L to R: Josef Newgarden P2, Ryan Hunter-Reay P1 and Tony Kanaan P3 at Iowa Speedway Sooooo, what think ye of Iowa Speedway? Of course you know I love it, and I’m a relentless shill for it, but I got... [07.13.14 - 4:03 pm]IndyCar Needs More Transparency on Rule ViolationsAt least the days of double-secret penalties are behind us in IndyCar (as far as we know). So we should be grateful for that. Unfortunately, we still get minimal information about penalties, such as this news release kicked out re:... [07.03.14 - 10:20 am]Surprising IndyCar Twisties, Montoya Rapprochement, NASCAR at Kentucky and El...It's possible I have misjudged this man. A little bit about a lot of things. Pull up some dark roast and … DRINK, ye BASTARDS. IndyCar’s Surprising Twisties — (Note: “twisty” is not a pejorative, just my shorthand for road... [06.30.14 - 10:10 am]
IndyCar news and notes1. Kanaan knocking on door of first win with Ganassi: Tony Kanaan has celebrated podium finishes for the last three Verizon IndyCar Series races, and the 2004 series champion sees that momentum as a conduit to being the focus of the celebration in the ... [07.23.14 - 6:43 pm]New scoring pylon at Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayThe Indianapolis Motor Speedway introduced today its third-generation scoring pylon on the main straightaway of the icon 2.5-mile oval, just south of the entrance to Gasoline Alley. The new plyon, made by Panasonic, feature full LED panels on all four ... [07.22.14 - 2:36 pm]Team Penske Toronto race reviewJuan Pablo Montoya - No. 2 Hawk Performance Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet
· Rains showers in the Toronto area on Saturday forced INDYCAR officials to postpone Race 1 of the “2 in T.O.” until Sunday morning, creating a true doubleheader with two race... [07.21.14 - 5:05 pm]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 - 2:54 pm]Tough Times in true Toronto Doubleheader leave Newgarden 13th and 20thTORONTO - Josef Newgarden and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) endured a true doubleheader Sunday, July 20 on the Streets of Toronto after the Verizon IndyCar Series postponed Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto on Saturday, July 19, due to a rain-slick... [07.21.14 - 11:03 am]Double top-10 for Justin Wilson in TorontoTORONTO (20 July 2014) – Justin Wilson had a big day of racing on Sunday as he contested two Verizon IndyCar Series races in one day through the streets of Toronto. He came away with two hard-fought top-10 results after a day that saw a mix of dry and ... [07.21.14 - 10:45 am]
[07.21.14 - 8:00 am]Bourdais thrilled to return to winning waysIt's been a long road travelled since he last won a US open wheel race, but Sunday morning felt just like the "good ol' days" again for Sebastien Bourdais.
RLL, Foyt handed penaltiesRahal Letterman Lanigan and AJ Foyt Racing have been penalised for technical infractions following last weekend's IndyCar double-header in Toronto. [07.24.14 - 4:01 pm]Montoya/Ganassi split 'best for both'Chip Ganassi believes that both his team and Juan Pablo Montoya have benefited from the split that led to the Colombian's return to IndyCar with rival Team Penske this year [07.21.14 - 6:20 am]Conway wins with bold slick tyre callMike Conway cashed in on an early change from wet tyres to slicks to win the second race of the IndyCar double-header in Toronto, his second victory of the season [07.20.14 - 6:17 pm]Bourdais dominates Toronto openerSebastien Bourdais dominated the postponed opening race of IndyCar's Toronto double-header to take his first series win since his final Champ Car victory at Mexico City in 2007 [07.20.14 - 12:41 pm]IndyCar rethinks Toronto start orderIndyCar has reversed its decision to base the grid for the delayed opening race of this weekend's double-header in Toronto upon original qualifying positions [07.20.14 - 10:27 am]IndyCar: Conditions were 'too crazy'IndyCar says that it would have been "crazy" to attempt to race in Toronto on Saturday afternoon due to the risk presented by the treacherous conditions [07.19.14 - 7:32 pm]
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Should Double-Headers Stay Or Go?The Verizon IndyCar Series just held their final double-header weekend of the season, with the Honda Indy Toronto. That’s now six in the past two seasons. After last season, I think most would agree that the jury was still out on the double-header conc... [07.23.14 - 5:03 am]Random Thoughts On TorontoQuite honestly, I’m not sure where to begin. But if you’re smart, you’ll fill up your coffee cup before you begin reading. This may take a while. If I had to sum up the Honda Indy Toronto this past weekend in one word, it would be – “exhausting”. It ha... [07.21.14 - 5:05 am]Toronto PreviewBefore discussing the upcoming double-header at Toronto this weekend, I would like to acknowledge the loss within the IndyCar community this week. Famed broadcaster Gary Lee passed away Monday at the age of 63. Gary was a regular on the old Saturday Ni... [07.18.14 - 5:04 am]A Very Special DayWhen the 1964 Indianapolis 500 was held, I was five years old. No one in my family had ever been to the race before, but my father had always been fascinated by it. He considered a five year-old much too young to take to a race. So he left me with my m... [07.16.14 - 5:04 am]Random Thoughts On IowaEven if you didn’t care for the outcome of the Iowa Corn Indy 300, you had to come away knowing you had just seen a thrilling ending to a very exciting race. Over the years, I’ve made it quite clear that Tony Kanaan is one of my favorite drivers in the... [07.14.14 - 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...
Post Toronto IndyCar HangoverIt has taken a day to absorb what I saw on television after a relatively chilled and wet weekend north of the border. Primary goal: Remain objective. It is difficult. Initial thought: IndyCar stepped all over its own genitals on national television for... [07.21.14 - 7:17 pm]IndyCar At Toronto in 2014….Still Fun and Still ThereAs the Verizon IndyCar Series heads north of the border for another doubleheader weekend an age old argument stills rears its ugly head. Instead of enjoying a really fun city and an interesting long term IndyCar event some ‘fans’ feel obligated to publ... [07.18.14 - 5:33 pm]IndyCar At Iowa: Thumbs Up!What a grand and glorious short track IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway this past weekend! Despite interruption from thundershowers, the threat of weather more severe and a schedule that changed to conform to the bad weather they managed to get all 300 lap... [07.15.14 - 6:24 pm]Political Correctness Run Amok: Screwing Up The Opie & Anthony Franchise on S...And now my first offering ever outside the sphere of auto racing. Please pardon and/or enjoy the diversion. There is life outside the track, and one of my lifelong love affairs has been with the field of radio broadcasting. The one aspect of life today... [07.09.14 - 8:22 pm]IndyCar 500 Mile Race at Pocono: Thumbs UpIt was a joyous weekend of IndyCar…the fastest 500 mile race in history. Pocono is one of those rare big tracks with personality. It is plopped into a scenic locale, is fan friendly and can provide great racing. Only two significant problems existed fo... [07.08.14 - 9:52 am]
Rahal Letterman Lanigan racing was fined $5,000 for violating Rule 184.108.40.206. 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.
Hunter-Reay Named 2nd-Quarter DOTY Winner RacinToday.com
Ryan Hunter-Reay was named winner of the Driver of the Year Award for the second quarter of the 2014 racing season on Wednesday.
The 2012 Verizon IndyCar series champion and this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner, won the award by way of a ... [07.23.14 - 10:02 am]Bourdais, Conway Nab Victories In Toronto RacinToday.com
Mike Conway easily held off Tony Kanaan over the final four minutes to win Race 2 of Sunday’s IndyCar Series double-header in Toronto.
Conway took the lead in the race – a large chunk of which was run in the rain – just before red flags ... [07.20.14 - 2:58 pm]Rain In Toronto Postpones Race: Sets Up Single-Day Double-Header RacinToday.com
The first race of the Honda Indy Toronto double-header has been moved from Saturday to Sunday because of a rain.
That means the Sunday will see to IndyCar Series races at the 1.755-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit.
The decision to ... [07.19.14 - 7:01 pm]Pagenaud Tops Practice In Toronto
Frenchman Simon Pagenaud posted the quickest lap in two Verizon IndyCar Series practice sessions for this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader.
Pagenaud, who has drove the No. 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports Honda to two road victories t... [07.18.14 - 6:35 pm]Hunter-Reay Stuns Kanaan In Iowa IndyCar Race If somebody was going to beat Tony Kanaan in Saturday night’s Iowa Corn Indy 300, he was going to have to do something bold in the late going. That somebody turned out to be Michael Andretti.
Andretti, the owner of Andretti Autosport, ordered driver Ry... [07.13.14 - 8:41 am]
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]The State of IndyCar Engine Supply in 2012Subtitle: The Post Wherein The Speedgeek Finally Loses His Everlovin' Mind
There's been a whole lot of stuff that's been sticking in my craw of late when it comes to the World of IndyCar, specifically, in the realm of engine supply. I won't clog up the ... [05.01.12 - 11:49 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]Calling all MOtorsports fans…It’s MOvember Bitches! And this year it’s personal! I’m on a mission to educate, motivate and eradicate! No one should have to deal with cancer. Especially a 15yr old boy with testicular cancer. It sucks. And It pisses me off. … Continue reading → [11.08.13 - 9:27 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 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]Ovalistas, where are you?Yankee baseball great Yogi Berra once said, “If people don’t want to come out to the ballpark, nobody’s gonna stop ‘em.” This convoluted philosophy is exactly what the Verizon IndyCar Series is fighting at all ovals on the schedule that are not the Ind... [07.10.14 - 12:59 pm]Spec racing in IndyCar: long live the spec!Love it or hate it, spec racing is now part and parcel of the Verizon IndyCar Series, and that is a good thing. This particular view will be met with pitchforks and torches from many segments of the IndyCar universe, but like street races, it’s here f... [07.01.14 - 1:19 pm]The paradigm has shifted: IndyCar is a street course seriesHoosier humorist Kin Hubbard once wrote, “T’aint what a man don’t know that hurts him. It’s what he knows that just ain’t so.” I have no authority or research to show that he was a fan of racing, but the blindness to reality of many IndyCar fans is su... [06.25.14 - 4:10 pm]Texas Motor Speedway in My Rearview MirrorMac Davis, a Texas singer/songwriter had a hit called “Texas in My Rear View Mirror” which had Davis eager to leave his hometown, and after seeing what life was like in the big city, just as eager to return home when things did not work out. As IndyC... [06.10.14 - 2:41 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]Pocono!Just getting warmed up for my trip to Iowa next weekend with the title to this post. As loyal readers know, I always title my Iowa wrap-up Iowa! because 1) the race is all kind of awesome and 2) I was born in Davenport and my family goes back almost 20... [07.06.14 - 10:40 pm]A Day For FirstsNo matter how many times you go to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 500, something happens that you probably haven't seen before.
Yesterday, I saw not one, but two new things, and if you watched the race you probably know what I'm talking about... [05.27.14 - 1:06 am]The Field is SetWhat a weekend, wasn't it? Both on-track and off, the new qualifying format added excitement a new buzz within the media. I think even the most cynical types will have to admit that Mark Miles and Company have stumbled on to something they can build on... [05.19.14 - 8:06 pm]
Brickyard Weekend at IMSThe Indianapolis Motor Speedway has officially opened the gates for this year’s Super Weekend at the Brickyard. It is labeled as four races in three days, but it’s so much more than that. There are four days of on-track activity, … Continue reading → [07.24.14 - 6:24 pm]Conway Wins Race 2 in TorontoThe long, crazy weekend in Toronto ended this afternoon as Mike Conway took the checkered flag in the second race. There was plenty of strategy that came into play, but it was Conway that made the right call, and held … Continue reading → [07.20.14 - 6:06 pm]Bourdais Wins Race 1 in TorontoThe Toronto double-header has been condensed into one action-packed day. After a 2 hour and 30 minute weather delay on Saturday, IndyCar decided to field both races on Sunday. Sebastien Bourdais won the first race after starting on pole, leading … Cont... [07.20.14 - 4:11 pm]Bourdais on Pole at TorontoRain fell in Toronto, and chaos ensued. Just before Saturday’s IndyCar race was supposed to begin, mother nature mucked things up. There was a steady drizzle falling throughout the afternoon, which didn’t help the race course. There was standing water ... [07.19.14 - 6:53 pm]Toronto Friday Practice RecapThe Verizon IndyCar series is racing north of the border this weekend – not once, but twice. The Honda Indy Toronto is the third and final double-header event on the 2014 schedule, and the weather is being very cooperative. There … Continue reading → [07.18.14 - 4:00 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: 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]Unfiltered Race Note: Toronto Race One 2014Welcome to the DVRed notes for three paid programs and a 21 day fix infomercial! —Prerace— Ok, round two for round one Power, Montoya and Briscoe in the back. Have the wrongs been righted? Not sure Drivers are strapped in. … Continue reading → [07.20.14 - 1:59 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Iowa 300 2014Welcome back to another enthralling edition of whatever it is that you call this. Rain rain rain in Iowa this weekend so I hope we can get all 300 laps in at a reasonable hour tonight. Strap in and enjoy … Continue reading → [07.12.14 - 11:43 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Pocono 2014Welcome to the always off-the-cuff unfiltered race notes for race two of the Grand Prix of Houston. This is just my internal monologue that runs throughout the race. Sit back and enjoy! –Prerace– 500 miles… very yes Flashback to 2014. … Continue readin... [07.06.14 - 7:53 pm]Unfiltered Race notes: Houston Race 2 2014Welcome to the always off-the-cuff unfiltered race notes for race two of the Grand Prix of Houston. This is just my internal monologue that runs throughout the race. Sit back and enjoy! –Prerace– Hot Hot Hot today. IMSP package of … Continue reading → [06.29.14 - 6:07 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 Toronto Race 2Click to play podcast The 2nd Verizon IndyCar Series event from the Streets of Toronto...in the same day. Original airdate: 07/20/14 [07.20.14 - 6:44 pm]2014 Verizon IndyCar Toronto Race 1Click to play podcast Coverage of the first fo 2 races from Toronto. Original airdate 07/20/14 [07.20.14 - 1:40 pm]2014 IndyLights Toronto RaceClick to play podcast Live coverage of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires from the streets of Toronto. Original airdate: 07/20/14 [07.20.14 - 9:48 am]2014 Verizon IndyCar Iowa Corn Indy 300 RaceClick to play podcast Flag to flag coverage of the Verizon IndyCar series under the lights at Iowa Speedway. Original air date: 07/12/2014 [07.12.14 - 11:47 pm]2014 Verizon IndyCar Pocono 500Click to play podcast The Verizon IndyCars run 500 miles at the Tricky Triangle, Pocono Raceway. Original airdate: 07/06/14 [07.06.14 - 4:55 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]
Toronto Ratings UpBiggest NBC audience in 3 years:
Total NBC ratings up 46% over 2014. Let's hope they can keep this up ... :) [07.24.14 - 11:26 pm]2015 Indy 500Event Logo SpottedImage: https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3842/14735495674_0a8f566ced_b_d.jpg [07.24.14 - 9:41 pm]Is the pace car to blame?Recently I read an article on Forbes ( I don't know how to upload the link) about Detroit and the Indy 500. :keule:The articles opinion is, manufactures are disinterested in the Indy 500 do too GM'S monopoly of the pace car since 1997. Is this really ... [07.24.14 - 9:32 pm]Roundabout to begin construction Mondayhttp://www.indystar.com/story/news/2014/07/24/speedway-roundabout-construction-begins-monday/13095907/
"Look kids, E-stand Penthouse, Turn 1. If I could only get in the right hand lane."
Image: http://d3ny4pswk2x1ig.cloudfront.net/946a3719d7098f... [07.24.14 - 1:49 pm]F1 writers perspective on the chaotic Toronto weekendhttp://hereisthecity.com/en-gb/2014/07/24/f1-needs-to-learn-from-how-indycar-handled-their-tough-weekend/ [07.24.14 - 1:29 pm]Mid-Ohio Test Open to the Public TodayOpen from 9am until 4pm, costs $10.
https://www.midohio.com/News/July-24-Verizon-IndyCar-Series-test-at-Mid-Ohio-op [07.24.14 - 8:15 am]IndyCar please do this...:D :D :D
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=723814484340996 [07.24.14 - 8:00 am]WFOpenWheel Show - Silly Season ApproachesIn this show the guys talk about the decision to not race in the rain in Toronto on Saturday and the beginning of silly season.
http://www.wfopenwheel.com/2014/07/23/indycar-episode-19-silly-season-approaches/ (http://www.wfopenwheel.com/2014/07/2... [07.23.14 - 9:03 pm]This Date in ICS history......Jacque Villeneuve won the 1995 Cleveland Grand Prix. Bryan Herta came in 2nd. Jimmy Vasser in 3rd. There were 7 lead changes. [07.23.14 - 3:51 pm]Reggie Wayne reports to camp in an indy carIndycar just had Ed Carpenter drive Reggie Wayne to Colts Camp in the 2 seater. Gave him his own racing helmet also. Getting some nice play on NFL twitter reporters handles also.
If your active on Twitter please post away as its blocked at ... [07.23.14 - 11:32 am]money well spent if possibleinsure a 33 car field for Fontana, last race , championship on the line , and ever the peripheral fans when hearing of a "500" would like see that amount of cars,, wishing I know,,,,,,but [07.23.14 - 10:06 am]Building the Fan Base4 years ago: I took my dad to Sonoma for the Indycar Race. He lost touch with IndyCar during the split but is watching again since we went to the race.
3 years ago: My Dad and I went to our first 500, and I took Dad and My father-in-law and my Bos... [07.22.14 - 8:07 pm]Indycar NEEDS more cowbell:D:D:D [07.22.14 - 6:12 pm]Milwaukee AdviceMy wife and I are planning on driving up from Indy to Milwaukee for the race. Neither of us have been there before so I was hoping to get some advice on where to stay, what to do around the track, where to park, etc. We are planning on doing a brewery ... [07.22.14 - 5:21 pm]Indycar Needs Better TrophiesOutside of Indy, Iowa has the best trophy in the series.
IMO we need more unique trophies... Martinsville Clock, NHMS Lobster etc
What trophies would YOU like to see? [07.22.14 - 5:13 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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