Late Night spectacle key KU basketball recruiting toolLAWRENCE — Kansas basketball fans swarmed junior guard Devonte’ Graham at Sunday’s Chiefs game, and they had a hard time hiding their excitement. Not for the Jayhawks’ upcoming season, mind you — Graham said most who approached him wanted to talk ... [09.27.16 - 5:02 pm]IMSA Prototype title battle pits AXR teammates against each otherShare 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) The 2016 IMSA WeatherTech Sports... [09.27.16 - 10:56 am]Lionheart Attacks the “Monster Mile”It’s been a while since Miles the Monster has seen an Indycar. The mascot for Dover International Speedway will finally get the chance to enjoy open wheel racing again when the Lionheart Indycar Series presented by First Medical Equipment stops at ... [09.27.16 - 4:28 am]One of central Indiana’s most famous Brits ‘amazed’ by NFL’s popularity in Br...INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- Donald Davidson is arguably one of the most famous transplanted Brits in central Indiana. His British accent has become familiar to generations of race fans who have listened to him on the radio and seen him on TV. When the ... [09.26.16 - 2:32 pm]Hinchcliffe promoting IndyCar series on DWTSFor 20 years, James Hinchcliffe has been in the driver’s seat, competing in karts, Formula and IndyCar series. He nearly died last year in a crash during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500, returning this year to win the pole and finish sevent... [09.26.16 - 1:41 pm]“If Newgarden joins Penske and Ganassi switches to Honda…”Since our August silly-season update regarding who goes where in 2017, some circumstances have changed. David Malsher tries to separate fact from fiction – and then throws in some speculation. The rumor and counter-rumor mill has been hard at work in ... [09.25.16 - 6:46 pm]Inside the Insanity of IndyCar's Off-Season Driver ChangesBlockbuster moves happen every couple of years in Formula 1 and NASCAR. It was Sprint Cup phenom Joey Logano leaving Joe Gibbs Racing for Team Penske in 2013. It was Sebastian Vettel departing Red Bull after six seasons and four championships to heed ... [09.25.16 - 8:28 am]Pagenaud close to IndyCar title, but Power still has shot in SonomaI wanted to get Pagenaud for the win but when I would get close, my auto would get massively loose. Race distance: 202.7 miles, 85 laps. Instead, he picked up his fifth win of the year and led a strong Penske finish to the final podium. Although they d... [09.25.16 - 3:57 am]Andretti Autosport uncertain over Sonoma progressTeam manager Rob Edwards has warned that Andretti Autosport’s upturn in performance in the season finale at Sonoma isn’t necessarily a sign that its road course troubles have been solved across the board. Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi finished ... [09.23.16 - 5:04 pm]Mansfield's Max Gee has the home track advantage in SCCA RunoffsLEXINGTON - The Mid-Ohio School has 84 Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) National Championship Runoffs titles to its name. That number has the opportunity to climb even higher this year with the Runoffs back at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weeke... [09.22.16 - 3:01 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]
SPRINT CAR: Bryan Clauson Racing to continue racingBryan Clauson Racing will keep trying to park it in Victory Lane. Bryan Clauson's father, Tim, and team co-owner Richard Marshall will continue to operate Bryan Clauson Racing, which will now be know... [09.27.16 - 11:38 pm]INDYCAR: Rayhall aims for open-wheel opportunityGeorgia native Sean Rayhall has found a happy home in the world of sportscar racing on both sides of the Atlantic, and wouldn't mind sharpening his open-wheel skills between IMSA and ELMS engagements... [09.27.16 - 3:20 pm]MILLER: IndyCar's waiting roomWhile we wait to see where Tony Kanaan, Juan Montoya, Carlos Munoz and Max Chilton land in 2017 and if Gabby Chavez, Conor Daly, Spencer Pigot, R.C. Enerson and J.R. Hildebrand can remain in the Veri... [09.26.16 - 5:24 pm]INDYCAR: Ganassi engineer tipped for AndrettiAndretti Autosport is expected to announce its acquisition of championship-winning engineer Eric Bretzman from Chip Ganassi Racing. Bretzman, who served as Scott Dixon's race engineer for 12 years (p... [09.26.16 - 5:01 pm]INDYCAR: Schmidt to get autonomous car licenseSam Schmidt, who has torn up racetracks nationwide in the newest generation of Arrow Electronics' semi-autonomous car, will receive the nation's first autonomous vehicle restricted driver’s license t... [09.24.16 - 9:27 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.
Honda: “IndyCar’s 2018 engine-led formula is attractive”Since manufacturer-designed aerokits were introduced for the start of the 2015 season, Honda has beaten Chevrolet to victory in just 25 percent of the races, while in the three seasons before that – since the 2.2-liter twin-turbo V6s were introduced – ... [09.26.16 - 8:11 pm]“If Newgarden joins Penske and Ganassi switches to Honda…”The rumor and counter-rumor mill has been hard at work in IndyCar the past couple of weeks. And the theories have gotten a little bit out of control. My favorite was that Alexander Rossi will stay at Andretti Autosport to stay ‘in’ with Honda, so he’ll... [09.25.16 - 3:49 pm]Andretti Autosport uncertain over Sonoma progressRyan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi finished fourth and fifth last Sunday, after qualifying sixth and eighth. And 2012 IndyCar champion Hunter-Reay said only a tactical error in qualifying and his own poor race start prevented an even stronger showing... [09.23.16 - 9:56 pm]Firestone and IndyCar to meet over tire regs shakeupCara Adams, who last Monday replaced Dale Harrigle as Brigestone Americas’ chief engineer and manager of race tire development, has told Motorsport.com that she is meeting with IndyCar in the first week of October. And one of the items on the agenda is... [09.22.16 - 5:58 pm]When IndyCar meets Star WarsThe Star Wars Show is a regular feature presented on YouTube by Gutierrez and Townley, providing Star Wars fans extra insights, interviews and features. It is broadcast from Lucasfilm Ltd LLC's base in San Francisco.
Given Lucasfilm's proximity to Sono... [09.22.16 - 12:59 pm]Schmidt considers three-car entry, endorses HondaSchmidt believes “continuity has been key” to the Schmidt Peterson Motorsport team’s continuing improvement, so confirming his current two drivers, James Hinchcliffe and Mikhail Aleshin, has been a priority up to now.
He was pleased to re-hire his 2014... [09.22.16 - 11:43 am]
Andretti’s almost perfect yearAndretti’s almost perfect yearMario dominated the USAC season, but Graham Hill won the big race in MayMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [04.25.16 - 10:16 am]The unrivalled Roger PenskeThe unrivalled Roger PenskeA career in racing and beyond, like no other before himMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.29.16 - 11:26 am]Indy superstars: The UnsersIndy superstars: The UnsersThey made their name at Pikes Peak, and they carried that on at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.21.16 - 1:09 pm]Indy superstars: Rick MearsIndy superstars: Rick MearsHe raced hard, he raced fair and his lack of ego makes him one of the greatsMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.18.16 - 1:15 pm]Indy superstars: Parnelli JonesIndy superstars: Parnelli JonesThe man who would not stand for the Europeans taking pole at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.17.16 - 1:32 pm]
‘IndyCar Chronicles’ To Spotlight Penske’s Championship BattleTomorrow’s final episode of ‘IndyCar Chronicles’ will showcase the title fight between Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud and Will Power. Watch a preview here. IndyCar fans will want to set your DVR’s now for tomorrow’s surprise finale of IndyCar Chronicles.... [09.27.16 - 1:35 pm]Hinchcliffe Beats Lochte In ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Face-OffJames Hinchcliffe defeated Ryan Lochte in a battle of athletes on ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ earning the IndyCar driver Week 3 immunity on the reality show. IndyCar ace James Hinchcliffe will dance at least one more week on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars ... [09.27.16 - 8:43 am]Eric Bretzman Expected To Take Championship Engineering To AndrettiHere’s a massive IndyCar move out of the cockpit: Andretti Autosport are expected to sign championship-winning engineer Eric Bretzman away from Ganassi. Andretti Autosport needed to make a move to re-energize its IndyCar team, and that move may not be ... [09.26.16 - 2:45 pm]The Best Off-Track Moments From The 2016 IndyCar SeasonEveryone knows how the 2016 IndyCar season happened on the track, but what about all the memorable moments that weren’t about racing? We look back at our favorites. IndyCar fans know that the racing is only half of what makes the league so great. The o... [09.26.16 - 8:57 am]As IndyCar Season Ends, Time To Revisit ‘The Offseason’Today is the first Sunday without an IndyCar race, but IndyCar’s offseason is better than most. Three years ago, ‘The Offseason’ happened and was glorious. If you’re disappointed that there isn’t an IndyCar race today, allow us to direct you toward “Th... [09.25.16 - 12:34 pm]
Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th
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Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th [09.04.15 - 9:07 am]Update: Justin Wilson Family Statement
Indianapolis, Ind. 26 August 2015- On behalf of the entire Wilson family, thank you for the outpouring of support from around the world. We would like to share some new details about the Wilson Children’s Fund.
Justin Wilson Scores Seventh on Pocono Grid with Andretti Autosport
Long Pond, Pa (22 August 2015) – Justin Wilson is back in oval action this weekend at Pocono Raceway, set to race the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda-Dalla... [08.22.15 - 10:15 pm]Helio Castreneves Wins the Pole at Pocono - InterviewLONG POND, Penn (August 22, 2015) – Helio Castroneves is the Verizon P1 Award winner for the fourth time in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. With a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph, the driver of the No. 3 Shell V-Power Nitro + Team Penske ... [08.22.15 - 7:03 pm]
What Should Josef Newgarden Do?Let’s assume for a moment that the reports that came out last Tuesday are true and that Josef Newgarden is headed for Team Penske for 2017 and beyond. It will more than likely be at the expense of Juan Montoya, who had a sub-par season this past year f... [09.26.16 - 5:04 am]The Offseason Is Now Upon UsNow that the Verizon IndyCar Series season has come to a close, it is suddenly dawning on me that we are now officially in the dreaded offseason. But don’t fret! Our offseasons are getting shorter each year. This year, the offseason will last twenty-fi... [09.23.16 - 5:04 am]Does An IndyCar Championship Matter?If you are coming here expecting an article about Nashville’s own, Josef Newgarden, reportedly going to Team Penske – I’m holding off until it is confirmed. Yesterday, Robin Miller reported that Penske is where Newgarden is headed. Supposedly, Newgarde... [09.21.16 - 5:05 am]Random Thoughts On SonomaThe Verizon IndyCar Series has closed the books on the 2016 season. To say that it was in riveting fashion would be a stretch. Not to be negative, but yesterday’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway was one of the more boring races I’ve seen in a while. Si... [09.19.16 - 5:02 am]Sonoma PreviewWhat has mostly been a two-horse race for the past month or so, will finally be whittled down to one on Sunday. The Verizon IndyCar Series visits Sonoma Raceway this weekend for the season finale in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma that will decide the e... [09.16.16 - 5:02 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]
Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IIPart One yesterday lamented an apathetic neglect of quality oval venues in IndyCar today. Even a cursory look at venue balance over time validates the theory. If we assume really good attendance for an IndyCar oval event outside Indianapolis is 45,00... [09.27.16 - 9:47 am]Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IAnother exciting IndyCar season has wrapped up with mostly the best drivers and racing anywhere. Once again buzzword speakers in the fanciest offices at IMS will trumpet steady attendance and minuscule television ratings steadiness as giant steps forw... [09.26.16 - 12:42 pm]The Glorious Month of May at IMSHowdy folks…it has been a while. Yours truly retired in early May and my now leisurely days have been spent primarily at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for the sold out 100th running of the great race. Qualifications this weekend were f... [05.23.16 - 9:28 am]The IndyCar Off Season Is About To End!Our seemingly infinite patience is about to pay off. The off season in the Verizon IndyCar Series has plodded along far too long. St. Pete this coming weekend should begin to quench our appetites. For those unable to spring break it to the Florida gulf... [03.07.16 - 12:20 pm]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]
IMS To Host LPGA Event The Indianapolis Motor Speedway formally announced this afternoon that they'll host an LPGA Tour event next September.
"The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a world-class destination for events of all types and the Brickyard Crossing will be a fantastic c... [09.27.16 - 4:29 pm]RHR Signs With Andretti Through 2020Andretti Autosport announced their contract with Indianapolis 500 and Verizon IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay through the 2020 season. The extension was made possible with the re-up of DHL as a primary sponsor.
"Our relationship with DHL grew o... [09.18.16 - 3:15 pm]INDYCAR Freezes Aero Kit DevelopmentINDYCAR, the sanctioning body for the Verizon IndyCar Series, announced today that they have froze all development on IndyCar Series aero kits effective immediately. Both Honda and Chevy will continue to use the current kit with no alterations through ... [09.14.16 - 3:48 pm]Dixon Wins At The Glen(Photo: James Black) Scott Dixon absolutely obliterated the field, winning today's race at Watkins Glen by over 16 seconds. The largest margin of victory since 2009.
1 Scott Dixon 2 Josef Newgarden 3 Helio Castroneves 4 Conor Daly 5 Sebastien Bou... [09.04.16 - 5:59 pm]Race Day At The GlenTo the surprise of absolutely no one, Scott Dixon was atop the race morning warmup session. Since rolling the No. 9 Target Chevy car off the transporter Dixon has dominated the weekend, destroying the track record while on his way to pole.
Champion Pagenaud Grips It And Rips It At Sonoma By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Mild-mannered Simon Pagenaud “unleashed the beast” at Sonoma Raceway Sunday afternoon during a flag-to-flag victory in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma that clinched the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champions... [09.19.16 - 8:05 am]Pagenaud Is 2016 IndyCar Champ A bit before the half way point of Sunday’s season-ending, championship deciding IndyCar Series race, contender Will Power’s slowed and stopped on the Sonoma Raceway track. Gearbox problems had killed off Power’s hopes and crowned Team Penske teammate ... [09.18.16 - 9:43 pm]Pagenaud In Prime Position To Win 1st Title By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Simon Pagenaud will chase his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship from a position of strength _ P1, baby _ following a record-setting performance during qualifications for Sunday’s season-ending GoPr... [09.18.16 - 9:25 am]Castroneves Fastest At Penske Coronation Weekend In Sonoma Guaranteed the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship, Team Penske is aiming to close the season in dominating fashion during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Penske drivers Helio Castroneves, Will Power and Simon Pagenaud set the pace in the opening ... [09.17.16 - 9:07 am]Power Cleared To Drive, Compete For Title By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
Will Power’s relentless pursuit of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series driver’s championship will continue at the season-ending GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma later this month.
Power was cleared to drive Tuesday by ... [09.07.16 - 5:06 pm]
2016 Indy 500 Turn 3 Diary5:10 AM As we roll out into the darkness, the family is restive¹. There are murmurs of discontent from the younger element about arising at 4:00 AM. My explanation about heeding IMS president J. Douglas Boles warnings about traffic and long lines at ... [05.31.16 - 12:26 pm]The Indy 500 – Meet the new bossI was 11 years old when I went to my first Indianapolis 500 in the late 1960’s. As a kid from small town Indiana, the race and the track were mythic entities. Only the special few got to attend it in person. In lieu of going, you listened to Sid Col... [05.27.16 - 10:49 am]Pole Day at Indy – Saturday should have been SundayThe Saturday qualifications for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 were fantastic, fabulous, superb, scintillating, tense, and whatever other words can be found in a thesaurus. It’s just too bad they didn’t count. Let’s just pretend they didn’t happen and do ... [05.22.16 - 6:14 pm]A Good Race is Hard to Find.Flannery O’Conn0r wrote the Southern Gothic short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” about an old woman whose manipulative behavior and selfishness led to her family’s destruction. Luckily, there was very little destruction at Barber Motorsports Park ... [04.27.16 - 3:14 pm]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]
2016 Wrap-Up (Part 1)Wow, is the season over already? It seems like it just got started!
It was actually a really busy (last half of the) summer for me, as I started working with John Cummiskey Racing in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda during Road A... [09.26.16 - 3:23 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]
IndyCar Championship PreviewThe 2016 Verizon IndyCar season has come down to the final race, which will once again determine the champion. There are two contenders this year, teammates Simon Pagenaud and Will Power. Both drivers have had incredible stretches during the season, ye... [09.07.16 - 5:28 pm]Scott Dixon Wins at Watkins GlenScott Dixon was furious after crashing out of the race at Texas last weekend. He was able to channel that emotion this weekend at Watkins Glen, where he dominated the entire weekend. The Iceman led all four practice sessions, started on Pole, and cruis... [09.04.16 - 6:01 pm]Scott Dixon on Pole at Watkins GlenThere were many surprises on Saturday at Watkins Glen International, but seeing Scott Dixon earn Pole position was not one of them. Dixon led all three practice session prior to qualifying, and captured his 25th career pole with a lap of 1:22.5259 seco... [09.03.16 - 4:55 pm]Watkins Glen Friday PracticeThe Verizon IndyCar Series is back at Watkins Glen, where the open-wheel cars haven’t paced the 3.37-mile road course since 2010. The current track record belongs to Ryan Briscoe, who turned a 1:28.1332 second lap back in 2009. Scott Dixon shattered th... [09.02.16 - 6:14 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]
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]
Go Nuclear Series Heads To Brighton Saturday For $6,000 To Win Great Crate RaceSTIRLING, Ont. – September 21, 2016 – The Go Nuclear Late Model Series returns to action on Saturday, September 24 for the $6,000-to-win 6th annual Excel Tower Service Great Crate Race. The 65-lap race is the longest of the season and the biggest payda... [09.21.16 - 9:16 pm]Marco Andretti Caps Year Off With Season-Best FInishWith Snapple not set to return to IndyCar next year, Marco Andretti sent them out with a bang by scoring his best finish of the year. The driver of the No.27 Snapple Honda, hasn’t had the greatest 2016 season. Coming into the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonom... [09.19.16 - 4:48 pm]DHL and Hunter-Reay extend contract through 2020 with AndrettiOn September 18 it was announced that Ryan Hunter-Reay has extended his contract with Andretti Autosport throughout 2020 and he will be keeping DHL as the main sponsor for the whole time. The 2012 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion, Hunter-Reay will conti... [09.19.16 - 4:45 pm]Menards to Partner with Team Penske for 10 races in 2017On September 17th it was announced that Team Penske had extended their partnership with Menards a top notch home improvement store company for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season and beyond. Simon Pagenaud will continue to drive the bright yellow c... [09.19.16 - 4:39 pm]VICS: Pagenaud Secures Championship With Win At SonomaEven if the true battle for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship had indeed gone right down to the last lap, the result may not have changed much from the way it turned out to be on Sunday as Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud dominated from the pole... [09.18.16 - 9:23 pm]
Google Trends "Indycar"Interesting data from Google Trends when you enter "indycar"
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http://www.auctionzip.com/auction-lot/lot_95A48BC96E?utm_source=azemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alerts [09.27.16 - 5:14 pm]TF's Favorite Places: IndianapolisSo here is my off season idea. Let's build a travel guide for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. For each event we will post our favorite places, things to do, events while in town for a VICS race. If someone more tech advanced would be wiling to ... [09.27.16 - 8:41 am]Did I just see Curt Cavin ...?....in the audience on "Dancing With the Stars"...? [09.26.16 - 8:48 pm]Help With Former Racing Schedules: 90's USF2000So in the off season I try to update and write obscure racing Wikipedia pages (I think Wikipedia is a great to preserve racing history in an easy to navigate popular forum) USAC schedules, former racing series, racetracks, races, etc. I'm currently res... [09.26.16 - 6:43 pm]IndyCar Championship CelebrationIt's in downtown Indy next week at the Hilbert Circle Theater. We live very close to the Circle and it's free, so I figured why not.
Anybody been before? What should we expect? [09.26.16 - 2:24 pm]Official offseason Street Race threadhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVl2PuojmJg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkPIUXeJNL8 [09.25.16 - 8:06 pm]Sunoco CommercialSaw during the NASCAR race today an almost identical Sunoco commercial that Graham Rahal played an orchestra conductor .... only the conductor is now Jimmie Johnson.
Not sure how I feel about this. It seems like a rip off from the Indycar series eve... [09.25.16 - 7:38 pm]2016 IndyCar Drivers ReviewI will give my opinion of each driver from 2016:
Please tell me what you think. [09.25.16 - 3:28 pm]RoboPong Canceled!!This is sad, I was actually trying to talk a few friends in to jumping in a TaG entry here.
http://ekartingnews.com/2016/09/22/new-castle-motorsports-park-cancels-robopong-200/ [09.25.16 - 11:39 am]
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