IndyCar heads to Sonoma where the talk is all about the titleSONOMA, California – Past records indicate Team Penske should have a decided edge in Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma. The question will be, which driver at Team Penske is able to triumph and how that impacts the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series ... [08.21.14 - 11:48 am]F1, IndyCar, Red Bull GRC highlight jam-packed motorsports weekend on network...NBC Sports Group presents more than 30 hours of motorsports coverage this week, highlighted by the IndyCar GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as Team Penske teammates Will Power and Helio Castroneves battle for the ... [08.21.14 - 4:34 am]Helio Castroneves isn't giving up IndyCar title hopesHelio Castroneves hasn't forgotten last year's title run. But he doesn't dwell on it. Last season's 76-point swing in IndyCar's final three races enabled Scott Dixon to overtake Castroneves for the series championship. Castroneves remembers and says th... [08.21.14 - 8:02 am]Fontana’s IndyCar race will be held under the lights on Aug. 30Fans wanting to see the upcoming IndyCar event in Fontana will be pleased to know that they will not be suffering in extreme heat on race day. The MAVTV 500 IndyCar World Championships race will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 and will have a starting time o... [08.21.14 - 7:30 am]IndyCar - Power wins in Milwaukee to strengthen IndyCar lead- Australian Will Power closed in on his first IndyCar series title on Sunday with a victory in the 250-mile race at the Milwaukee Mile. Power started on the pole and delivered a dominant performance, leading 229 of 250 laps. He held off late challenge... [08.17.14 - 6:28 pm]IndyCar's latest mergerMotorsport.com's Anne Proffit looks at the big news concerning the merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing. Ed Carpenter is no dummy. When the Butler College business grad started his own Verizon IndyCar series team he rented... [08.18.14 - 10:04 pm]Verizon IndyCar Series - GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma PreviewThe GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway is the 17th race on the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. Located about 30 miles north of San Francisco, Sonoma Raceway opened as a 2.52-mile road course and drag strip in 1968. This course has been ... [08.19.14 - 3:35 pm]IndyCar schedule and standingsJune 28 — Shell-Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston 1 (Carlos Huertas) June 29 — Shell-Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston 2 (Simon Pagenaud) July 6 — Pocono INDYCAR 500, Long Pond, Pa. (Juan Pablo Montoya) Aug. 24 — GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Calif. [08.20.14 - 11:05 am]Monday Motorsports: Power Moves Closer to Elusive IndyCar TitleWill Power held off the fast-closing Juan Pablo Montoya by 2.794 seconds at the finish of the IndyCar race in Milwaukee on Sunday and now is in better position of winning his first series championship. Before the race, Power estimated that he would hav... [08.18.14 - 9:36 am]Juan Pablo Montoya returns to IndyCarSONOMA -- Race car drivers today don't come to the track with résumés more impressive than the one authored by Juan Pablo Montoya. He has won on big ovals, short ovals, tight street courses and natural-terrain road courses. He has driven to victory lan... [08.19.14 - 8:04 am]
IndyCar heads to Sonoma and Fontana to decide series championshipThe IndyCar series heads west for its final two races to determine the series championship, with the title battle likely to be decided by Team Penske drivers Will Power and Helio Castroneves. [08.20.14 - 2:16 pm]Andretti hopes to draw more IndyCar fans to MileThe IndyCar stop at the Milwaukee Mile has a new date in a series with a tight driver leaderboard. Now if the 250-mile race could attract a few more fans, promoter and team owner Michael Andretti would feel more secure about the future of a race at the... [08.16.14 - 4:54 pm]Will Power earns pole for Milwaukee IndyCarAustralian Will Power, closing in on his first IndyCar crown, earned pole position for Sunday's Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile. Power, driving the Chevrolet-powered number 12 Penske car, on Saturday recorded a two-lap average speed of 169.262 mph ... [08.16.14 - 8:27 pm]IndyCar reviews safety for drivers on trackThe collision involving NASCAR star Tony Stewart that killed a driver during a sprint car race in New York prompted a review of safety protocols by the IndyCar racing series. The guidelines instruct IndyCar drivers to stay in their vehicles after a tra... [08.15.14 - 6:21 pm]IndyCar Driver Ed Carpenter to Speak at Annual Interactive Intelligence Found...American IndyCar driver and team owner Ed Carpenter is joining the Interactive Intelligence Foundation for its fourth annual dinner-auction gala to raise funds for charities that f [08.19.14 - 10:00 am]IndyCar leader Will Power takes pole at MilwaukeeWEST ALLIS, Wisconsin (AP) — IndyCar points leader Will Power of Australia will start from the pole Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile. [08.16.14 - 8:16 pm]Power wins in Milwaukee to strengthen IndyCar leadAustralian Will Power closed in on his first IndyCar series title on Sunday with a victory in the 250-mile race at the Milwaukee Mile. He held off late race challenges from Brazilian Tony Kanaan and Colombia's Juan Pablo Montoya -- his Penske team-mate... [08.17.14 - 7:16 pm]Carpenter, Fisher to merge IndyCar teams in 2015Two of the IndyCar series' smaller teams are planning to merge in 2015. Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing said Saturday they will unite to form CFH Racing. The Indianapolis-based teams will be headquartered at Fisher Hartman offices a... [08.16.14 - 6:25 pm]IndyCar - Power wins in Milwaukee to strengthen IndyCar lead- Australian Will Power closed in on his first IndyCar series title on Sunday with a victory in the 250-mile race at the Milwaukee Mile. Power started on the pole and delivered a dominant performance, leading 229 of 250 laps. He held off late challenge... [08.17.14 - 8:28 pm]National Guard to pull out of NASCAR and IndyCarThe National Guard is ending its sponsorship of both NASCAR's most popular driver and one of the most recognizable names in IndyCar. It said in a Wednesday statement on its web site that its contracts to sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr. in NASCAR and Graham ... [08.07.14 - 12:13 pm]
IndyCar - IndyCar: Sonoma qualifying crucial for title contenders - Racer SFGate IndyCar - IndyCar: Sonoma qualifying crucial for title contenders Racer Nine Verizon IndyCar Series races have been held at Sonoma Raceway, and all nine have been won by drivers starting inside the top-5. Eight wins have been taken by drivers start... [08.21.14 - 11:26 am]IndyCar - IndyCar: Milwaukee Mile will be back for 2015 - Racer USA TODAY IndyCar - IndyCar: Milwaukee Mile will be back for 2015 Racer The fans that show up every year at The Milwaukee Mile are passionate and knowledgeable about IndyCar and it's a good mix of youngsters and old-timers. But, after three years with And... [08.20.14 - 1:04 am]Andretti Autosport wants five full-time IndyCar cars next year - Indianapolis... NBCSports.com Andretti Autosport wants five full-time IndyCar cars next year Indianapolis Star WEST ALLIS, Wis. – With or without Simon Pagenaud, Andretti Autosport is hoping to expand to five full-time IndyCar Series cars next year, team owner Michael An... [08.18.14 - 4:24 pm]Curt Cavin's Pit Pass: Helio Castroneves still angling for first IndyCar ... ... USA TODAY Curt Cavin's Pit Pass: Helio Castroneves still angling for first IndyCar ... Indianapolis Star Last season's 76-point swing in IndyCar's final three races enabled Scott Dixon to overtake Castroneves for the series championship. Castroneves remem... [08.21.14 - 5:42 pm]IndyCar Insight – Sonoma Raceway with Justin Wilson - Racer IndyCar Insight – Sonoma Raceway with Justin Wilson Racer No IndyCar fan needs telling that the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma will be a race with potentially large championship implications for the outcome of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series. But maybe it's ... [08.21.14 - 11:26 am]Helio Castroneves isn't giving up on IndyCar title hopes - Indianapolis Star Helio Castroneves isn't giving up on IndyCar title hopes Indianapolis Star Last season's 76-point swing in IndyCar's final three races enabled Scott Dixon to overtake Castroneves for the series championship. Castroneves remembers and says that is part of... [08.21.14 - 12:59 pm]Ovals key to Will Power's title run - ESPN Ovals key to Will Power's title run ESPN Still, a "choker on ovals" stigma latched onto Power the past few years after he came up short in three consecutive battles for the Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Critics point out the pit lane incident in t... [08.20.14 - 12:23 pm]IndyCar: Penske looks for fifth straight Sonoma win this weekend - NBCSports.com IndyCar: Penske looks for fifth straight Sonoma win this weekend NBCSports.com Alas, a Penske win in 2014 would all but certainly secure the IndyCar championship for either Power or Helio Castroneves. Power leads his teammate by 39 points after his Milwa... [08.20.14 - 12:06 pm]Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher merge IndyCar teams - Indianapolis Star USA TODAY Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher merge IndyCar teams Indianapolis Star WEST ALLIS, Wis. – Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher are back to working together in the Verizon IndyCar Series. They announced a merger of their single-car Indianapolis-based teams Sa... [08.18.14 - 9:31 am]IndyCar: Newgarden yet to consider 2015 plans - Racer IndyCar: Newgarden yet to consider 2015 plans Racer Josef Newgarden claims that he will not start considering his 2015 IndyCar plans until his current deal with Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing ends after this month's Fontana season finale. The Tennessee nati... [08.20.14 - 11:10 am]
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Check out all the fast paced action from the 2014 ABC Supply Wisconsin 250.
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Interviews from the ABC Supply Co. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest. Will Power, Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finish 1-2-3.
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Highlights from the ABC Supply Co. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest.
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Watch highlights from both Verizon IndyCar Series practice sessions and qualifying for the ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest.
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Tony Kanaan, Ryan Briscoe and Will Power preview the 2014 ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile.
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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]
Reactions to NASCAR at Michigan and IndyCar at MilwaukeeWill Power puts on his gloves before carving the field, surgeon-like, at Milwaukee. Couple of ovals on the schedule this weekend, which turned my Sunday into a Mr. Sluggard on the Couch day. Insert wife chagrin here. So let’s recap... [08.18.14 - 2:23 pm]Tammy Kaehler Doesn’t Just Turn Laps with Her New Book, Avoidable ContactThe best compliment you can pay Tammy Kaehler after reading her third book, Avoidable Contact, is a big one: she’s not just out there turning laps. One of the dangers of multi-installment series featuring the same protagonist is they can... [08.16.14 - 9:09 am]There Have Always Been Crazies, They Were Just Harder to HearInevitably, with every controversial event, the outrage flows. Umbrage is taken. People are pissed about what other people say or didn’t say, implied or didn’t imply, etc. People leap to “set the record straight” and defend the honor or this... [08.15.14 - 1:00 pm]Kenzie Ruston Drives from P15 to P2 at Iowa SpeedwayKenzie Ruston on her way to P2 at Iowa Speedway Kenzie Ruston credited her drive from a starting spot of 15th to finishing second at Iowa Speedway to great car adjustments that gave her "tons of drive" on the high... [08.04.14 - 12:33 pm]NASCAR, INDYCAR … Attendance, SchmattendanceI used to be all about attendance for races in both IndyCar and NASCAR. But I no longer care. Not that I don’t care-don’t care, just that I don’t care. Let me explain. Admission: in the old days (five-ish years... [07.28.14 - 12:41 pm]
Newgarden, SFHR look to sustain success in SonomaINDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 21, 2014) - Josef Newgarden is fresh off a fifth place drive at the Milwaukee Mile and is focused on finishing up front again in Sunday's GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, as Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) heads to the West Coast for i... [08.21.14 - 5:59 pm]Conway, Carpenter hope to steal another one from the big boysMike Conway will play the “David” role against the big Verizon IndyCar Series “Goliaths” again this weekend at Sonoma Raceway in the annual GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Conway, the 31-year-old British road racing star, has played that “little guy” role ... [08.19.14 - 4:45 pm]Andretti Autosport to field five teams in 2015Michael Andretti told the Indianapolis Star that he hopes to see five Andretti Autosport cars on the grid in 2015.
With the re-signing of Ryan Hunter-Reay and sponsor DHL to a three year deal, and Carlos Munoz and Marco Andretti are cemented for next y... [08.19.14 - 12:21 pm]IndyCar's latest mergerEd Carpenter is no dummy. When the Butler College business grad started his own Verizon IndyCar series team he rented space in then-team manager Derrick Walker’s shop off Guion Road in Indianapolis. it was an ideal situation for both of them - even aft... [08.19.14 - 12:15 am]Power shows oval prowess in latest title runThe relatively flat oval was as foreign as cheese curds to Power, who was schooled in road racing in his native Australia and England early in his career. He qualified a respectable fifth and finished 11th in the 197-lap race won by Sebastien Bourdais.... [08.18.14 - 3:42 pm]ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 race resultsOrder of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out (if any):
1. (1) Will Power, Dallara-Chevy, 250, Running2. (3) Juan Pablo Montoya, Dallara-Chevy, 250, Running3. (2) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Chevy,... [08.18.14 - 9:36 am]
[08.16.14 - 7:56 pm]Hinchcliffe on top again despite crashJames Hinchcliffe was once again on top of the timesheets in the second and final practice at the Milwaukee Mile - despite ending the session in the wall.
[08.16.14 - 5:39 pm]Milwaukee: Practice 2 resultsFull practice times from the second session at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday ahead of Sunday's ABC Supply Wisconsin 250.
Newgarden yet to consider 2015 plansJosef Newgarden claims that he will not start considering his 2015 IndyCar plans until his current deal with Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing ends after this month's Fontana season finale [08.20.14 - 9:32 am]IndyCar could open up aero kit rulesIndyCar has revealed the first images of the aero parts that teams will be allowed to develop during the 2015 season. [08.18.14 - 12:11 pm]Power wins and surges clear in pointsWill Power gave his championship hopes a lift with a commanding win in Sunday's IndyCar race at Milwaukee, while Juan Pablo Montoya finished second to complete a Penske one-two [08.17.14 - 6:22 pm]Hunter-Reay extends Andretti dealRyan Hunter-Reay will remain an Andretti Autosport driver into the 2015 IndyCar season and beyond after signing a multi-year contact extension with the team at Milwaukee [08.17.14 - 1:15 pm]Power denies Kanaan in pole battleWill Power held off Tony Kanaan to secure pole position for this weekend's IndyCar race at Milwaukee [08.16.14 - 7:19 pm]Carpenter and Fisher teams to mergeTwo of IndyCar's single-car teams have confirmed plans to merge at the end of 2014, with Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing set to become a multi-car entity [08.16.14 - 5:38 pm]
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The brilliance of Scott DixonThe brilliance of Scott DixonWhat sets IndyCar's finest apart from the rest of the packMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [08.11.14 - 5:30 am]Dixon goes from last to firstDixon goes from last to firstThe reigning IndyCar champion's spectacular turnaround at Mid-OhioMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [08.04.14 - 6:18 am]The Brickyard’s dilemmaThe Brickyard’s dilemmaThe Brickyard's dwindling crowds are just the tip of the iceberg in American racingMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [07.28.14 - 4:54 am]Toronto’s double headerToronto’s double headerSébastien Bourdais and Mike Conway triumph in rain-affected TorontoMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [07.21.14 - 5:59 am]Hunter-Reay bounces backHunter-Reay bounces backA late stop for tyres worked in the favour of Andretti Autosport's Ryan Hunter-Reay in IowaMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [07.14.14 - 5:22 am]
2 WINS, 3 POLES, 4 PODIUMS & 4 FRONT ROW STARTS AT MILWAUKEE MILE FOR RLL RACING: The ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 will mark the 20th event for RLL at the legendary Milwaukee Mile oval. The team WON here twice (Kenny Brack 2001 & Michel Jo... [08.13.14 - 5:04 pm]HPD's Eriksen: IndyCar Aero kits will 'generate quite a bit of interest'INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014) - Honda Performance Development vice president and COO Steve Eriksen believes that fans will clearly see a distinction between Honda and Chevrolet cars through the aero kit program introduced for the 2015 Verizon I... [08.07.14 - 3:35 pm]Bobby Rahal Quote Regarding Loss Of National Guard Sponsorship After This SeasonThis quote is attributed to Bobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with David Letterman and Mike Lanigan:
“We were informed this afternoon that the National Guard will end all sponsorship of motorsports, including both IndyCar and NAS... [08.06.14 - 11:23 pm]Big Performance By Josef Newgarden Comes Up Short at Mid-OhioLexington, Ohio (3 August 2014) – Rising Star Racing driver Josef Newgarden delivered a big performance in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Sundayafternoon when he ran among the top-three through most of the 90-lap race event. Newgarden... [08.03.14 - 10:25 pm]Rahal Drove to a Fifth Place Finish in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-OhioGRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 National Guard Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “To finish fifth at my home track feels really good. It was a good day for us but you always want to do better. Certainly there is nothing to be disappointed about though because we’re gett... [08.03.14 - 8:56 pm]
Is A Penske Championship A Certainty?This past Sunday at Milwaukee, Will Power took a giant step towards his first-ever Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. But this thing is far from over. The double-points race at the season finale at Fontana throws a whole new kink into things. I am no... [08.20.14 - 5:05 am]Random Thoughts On MilwaukeeA couple of weeks ago, I drew the ire of more than a few when I said this was a championship that no one seemed to want. Of course, I was exaggerating at the time. Why would a driver not want to win the championship? But at that time, no one was emergi... [08.18.14 - 5:04 am]Milwaukee PreviewThis has been a tough week all the way around. Hollywood has seen the death of a couple of legends, civil unrest in the heartland and the tragic story of what took place in upstate New York last Saturday night. I think we could all use a lift this week... [08.15.14 - 5:04 am]Reaching An All-Time LowJust when you thought that the mainstream media could not get any more shallow, they somehow managed to drain just a little more water out of the pool over the last few days. As I indicated last week, I had already planned to not have anything here on ... [08.13.14 - 5:05 am]Knocking On The DoorThe other night on Trackside, Curt Cavin threw out a stat that caught me by surprise. In this current field of twenty-two full-time drivers, only five have never won a Verizon IndyCar Series race – Josef Newgarden, Mikhail Aleshin, Carlos Muñoz, Jack H... [08.08.14 - 5:03 am]
End of a seasonIn the end, it came down to three points. An American accepted the Astor Cup with the title only decided at the checkered flag. An American stood in victory lane after 500 miles on an oval track.
In other words, it was the coda that many IndyCar fans h... [09.16.12 - 12:33 am]INDYCAR: The Friday Setup (Fontana) "The Friday Setup" will be a preview of the upcoming races and the schedule of the weekend events (practice and qualifications) leading up to race day. Also it will include other forms of rambling about the upcoming race (and the overall state... [09.14.12 - 8:00 am]The better part of valor: Conway recuses himself from INDYCAR finaleNo more.
That is what Mike Conway said when he considered taking part in this season's final IZOD IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.
Conway, a genial, mild-tempered Brit, has plenty of reason to hate high-speed oval racin... [09.13.12 - 5:18 pm]INDYCAR: Power Rankings (Fontana) U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
It ain't over yet. Stud Hunter-Reay will not go quietly into that good night after all. The last race is a Saturday night oval, and dammit we want our American hero conquering all. Also we want PENSKE B*TCHFACE one more time. ... [09.13.12 - 11:40 am]On mergers and unifications: enduring the long road aheadI have to say that while I don't know nearly as much about the inner workings of sports car racing as I do about other series like IndyCar and NASCAR, I have always been turned on by sleek prototypes, supercars, and even the "lowly" touring series.
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Shutting DownI’ve struggled with writing this since before Long Beach, and the words don’t seem to be coming any easier today than they did a few weeks ago. Effective today, I am shuttering IndyCar Advocate. The site will remain up, but as of now, there are no plan... [04.22.14 - 6:27 am]No Preview This WeekUnfortunately, it's been pretty hectic lately, and I'm going to have to forego the usual preview for Long Beach. Apologies for any inconvenience, but here's hoping you have a great race weekend! [04.11.14 - 5:50 am]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...
Milwaukee Mile: Great IndyCar Experience and Nice Weather for a Change…Milwaukee was fun. Kudos to the Andretti folks for attempting to reinvigorate that legendary venue. It is also on the schedule for next year as well. Tens of thousands of racing fans made their way into that great little flat track. In the fractured wo... [08.19.14 - 7:57 am]Challenging Week for Racing FansThe grand sport of auto racing made the national news this week for all the wrong reasons. The sprint car accident that claimed the life of aspiring racer Kevin Ward, Jr. in upstate New York before NASCAR ran at Watkins Glen touched off a firestorm. St... [08.11.14 - 6:52 pm]Hey IndyCar Fans…Let’s Celebrate Stupidity Some More!I hear this a lot, mostly in derogatory fashion: ‘Anyone can blog.’ It is true, and I am guilty. I always attempt to have a point within a topic that has merit, however. Those who blog even occupy mainstream sites like SI. Their ‘Fansided’ subdivision ... [07.30.14 - 1:31 pm]Gentrification Around IMS and Speedway: Is It Enough?Now that the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 for 2014 are in the books one polarizing part of Speedway’s redevelopment has begun: The dead ending of Georgetown Road where it meets 16th Street and Crawfordsville Road along with the addition of a modi... [07.29.14 - 9:01 am]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]
Rahal Letterman Lanigan racing was fined $5,000 for violating Rule 18.104.22.168. 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.
Power Overpowers The Field On Milwaukee Mile Oval Former oval-track hater Will Power has come full circle. After winning Sunday’s ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 IndyCar Series race at the historic Milwaukee Mile, Power shouted his love for winning on ovals into his on-board headset.
Pretty understandable co... [08.17.14 - 5:50 pm]Carpenter, Fisher Hartman Teams Announce IndyCar Merger Team-owners Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher will merge their current single-car organizations into the Verizon IndyCar Series’ newest multi-car entry _CFH Racing _ beginning in 2015.
The merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing,... [08.17.14 - 1:58 pm]Penske’s Power Lead Qualifying In Milwaukee Will Power, looking to gain momentum in his bid to win the 2014 IndyCar Series championship, won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s race at the Milwaukee Mile.
Team Penske’s Power won the pole at the historic flat track with a lap at 169.262 mph.
“I thi... [08.16.14 - 8:01 pm]Pagenaud Has Done Plenty But Wants To Do More While Frenchman Simon Pagenaud already has achieved his season goal of winning races he isn’t ready to be counted out as a contender for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
“I think it’s been a good season,” said Pagenaud, of Schmidt Peterson... [08.16.14 - 9:15 am]Dixon Starts Last, Finishes First At Mid-Ohio RacinToday.com
Publicly, at least, Scott Dixon didn’t seem all that distressed about having to start dead last in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio. Perhaps during the race, he said after qualifying, he would catch some breaks and still have a s... [08.04.14 - 7:55 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]
Opinions are like assholes…Everyone has one, and they usually stink. I’ve remained silent on the Stewart/Ward incident since it first came to light in the wee hours on Saturday night. There were far too many questions, and not enough answers to form any … Continue reading → [08.11.14 - 10:53 pm]Ok then… guess I should recap…My colleagues and I arrived via media shuttle from the designated media hotel. Entering the Allstream Centre we headed up the escalator to the “Tim Horton’s Media room”, where a table of timbits and fresh coffee awaited us. We were … Continue reading → [07.22.14 - 7:26 pm]A Cautionary Tale…I was tasked recently with writing… everyday… whatever was in my mind/heart. So… today’s stream of consciousness happened to be related to this portion of my life. (apologies in advance again for the distinct lack of actual racing stuff on … Continue r... [06.16.14 - 2:11 pm]I swear I will start yapping soon…and y’all will start bitching that I talk too much… But please indulge me one last non-racing related post before I kick off my racing season. This just dropped into my inbox! This is my strappingly handsome nephew Dylan! This … Continue reading → [04.19.14 - 7:38 pm]Dusts off the blogwebs….I kept waiting for something to prompt me to step back into my “office” and put pen to paper fingers to keyboard… Not that I haven’t written a bunch of stuff lately, it’s just that it wasn’t for public consumption. … Continue reading → [04.12.14 - 12:53 am]
Welcome to the New Indycar GarageWhen I was asked to write for the new Indycar garage site, my first thought was “I am a Nascar fan!”. To my surprise, the response was “Great- we can use that as well”. Turns out this site is more about the lifestyle of the Indycar fan, then it is ab... [04.10.14 - 5:23 am]
In defense of IndyCar Race ControlIn recent days, IndyCar race control has been low-hanging fruit as far as finding something to disparage about the Verizon IndyCar Series. In Toronto, the main criticism really wasn’t whether to run in the rain or not, it was the apparent waffling on ... [07.30.14 - 3:27 pm]The Honda Indy Toronto: Red Flag EditionWho knew there would be so much angst over a piece of red fabric. The red flag flew on Saturday and Sunday at the Honda Indy Toronto multiple times amidst accusations, confusions, rain, wrecks, and A.J. Foyt sarcasm. It was the current incarnation of... [07.21.14 - 2:22 pm]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]
A Day at The Mile(Editor's note: My race notes are based on what I saw from the stands since I don't know when I'll watch the DVR. So if you heard anything said that is contrary to what I observed, that's why! :--) )
Today's race at the Milwaukee Mile was certainly a... [08.17.14 - 11:03 pm]IOWA(!)As loyal readers of this space know, the Iowa race always gets a (!) because it's one of the best races on the schedule on a track that sits in one of the best states in the Heartland. And I was born here, so there's that.
I went with all caps because... [07.14.14 - 12:32 am]First Impressions of Iowa(!) SpeedwayI'm actually going to write a for-real wrap-up on the race once I have the chance to see it in the DVR sometime Sunday. But I thought it would be fun to just throw out a few thoughts of my first trip to the 7/8th-mile oval just outside Newton, Iowa.
H... [07.13.14 - 11:06 am]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]
Power Wins at MilwaukeeWill Power put on a dominating performance on Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile. Power started the race from pole position, and led 229 of the 250 laps on his way to victory. Entering the weekend, Power held a four point lead in the standings over teammate ... [08.17.14 - 6:52 pm]Power on Pole at MilwaukeeWill Power added another point to his championship lead today by winning the pole at Milwaukee. He recorded a two-lap average speed of 169.262 mph to earn the bonus point. This is Power’s third pole of the season, and the 35th of his career. Tony Kanaa... [08.16.14 - 11:18 pm]ECR, SFHR Planning to Merge in 2015Multiple media outlets have reported that Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing and Ed Carpenter Racing will be merging next season. The move makes sense for the two single-car teams. The only issue is determining which engine manufacturer the new team will run.... [08.16.14 - 2:41 pm]Indy Lights Car Tests at IMSAfter testing on the road courses at Putnam and Mid-Ohio over the past two weeks, the new Indy Lights car made its debut on an oval on Tuesday. Well, this wasn’t just any oval. It was the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Tristan Vautier strapped into the D... [08.12.14 - 10:40 pm]Dixon Wins at Mid-OhioScott Dixon started Sunday’s race at Mid-Ohio from the last spot on the grid. He walked to victory lane, after his car ran out of fuel just after crossing the finish line in first position. Despite the miserable season for Chip Ganassi’s team, Dixon wa... [08.03.14 - 6:25 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: Mid-Ohio 2014Welcome back. It’s Mid-Ohio weekend… Let’s go! —Prerace— Alright, I wonder how long until the FF button gets hit… Qualifying rewind. Tough day for the series for sure… I was slightly embarrassed for the drivers after two years of green … Continue readi... [08.03.14 - 9:43 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Toronto Race Two 2014Welcome back to Toronto! This is an actual IndyCar race according to my DVR so I guess we’ll be in store for some actual racing? —Prerace— Doubt I’ll be watching much of this HCN looks tired. That doesn’t bode well … Continue reading → [07.20.14 - 7:38 pm]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]
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.
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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]
How many IndyCar/other races will you attend in 2014?I'm curious how many races the rest of you go to in a year. I am proud (ashamed?) to say I will make it to 6 IndyCar races this year: St.Pete, GP of Indy, the 500, Iowa, Milwaukee and Sonoma (Lord willing and the creek don't rise). No other series, tho... [08.21.14 - 3:32 pm]2015 New Orleans raceSIAP, Mikey seems confident that IndyCar will be racing in NOLA next season.
A few comments on MIL as well. Looks like next year will be make or break for the Mile.
... [08.21.14 - 1:00 pm]Milwaukee--Full RaceHere is the 2014 The Milwaukee Mile race for IndyCars.
== [08.21.14 - 12:36 pm]Opinions On Sonoma Needed For Article.Hi.
Recently I've been contacted for writing about IndyCar part time for a website. I'd be lying if there were a lot of people that read it. But this is something I've wanted to do for a while. It's a way for me to write about a sport I love, regar... [08.21.14 - 6:55 am]Indy 500: The Inside LineHas anyone seen this doc?
2011 Indy 500 recap in 3D :+
and there is Dan Wheldon back on my TV. Feels. :( [08.20.14 - 11:50 pm]TV ALERT (TM) : Sears Point Sonoma Infinion Raceway...****The Milwaukee Indylights race airs Thurs Aug. 21st 11:30PM-12:30AM eastern on NBCsn.****
This weekend's Indycar action from Sonoma marks the return of Sam Hornish, jr. to the booth,which will Air On NBC Sports Network.
Indycar.com will have L... [08.20.14 - 9:46 pm]WFOpenWheel Shows 8/20/2014In these shows we talk about the merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, the new Honda motors for the old Focus series, the future of the National Midget Series and the Carol Smith Memorial.
IndyCar:... [08.20.14 - 8:42 pm]Favorite series pollVote it up people! At the time of posting, Indycar was beating NASCAR by 1%, but still losing to F1 and WEC.
https://www.wedgies.com/question/53f4dd20f363520200000603 [08.20.14 - 5:46 pm]Justin Wilson & Josef Newgarden AMATomorrow at 4:30 EST, Justin Wilson and Josef Newgarden will be hosting an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) thread on reddit.
Here's a link to the AMA subreddit (http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/). You'll have to register to post. [08.20.14 - 4:29 pm]Full ICS Races on YouTubeAnyone know of a good channel posting these? Two of my favorites have gone down the tubes (rimshot) recently. [08.20.14 - 2:25 pm]Heard ads for Sonoma on the radioSo I'm driving home last night and there was a commercial about Indycar, mentioned some drivers (Will, Helio) and promoting the upcoming Sonoma race. It might have included a "thank you" for attending the Milwaukee race, too. And then this morning, K... [08.20.14 - 8:28 am]Zanardi Continues to Amazehttp://www.autoevolution.com/news/alessandro-zanardi-just-cant-stay-put-enters-hawaii-triathlon-photo-gallery-85397.html146 miles of swimming, cycling and run...er, wheelchairing. How the :cussing2: has Hollywood not jumped on this guy's story? [08.19.14 - 11:32 pm]Sam Hornish is back with IndyCar......as commentator at Sonoma ;)
(He really looks like the long lost Busch brother, doesn't he?)
I think he'll be great in the role...but man, in 2002 woul... [08.19.14 - 9:36 pm]ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeSince people here have been so good to the ALS cause over the years, I wanted to share something with you.
You've seen the viral ALS ice-bucket challenge that has been awesome for ALS awareness... and quite entertaining.
A lot of drivers have dum... [08.19.14 - 4:36 pm]indy speedsWatching the broadcast from the 1992 Phoenix CART Indy car race.
A graphic shows during the race.
Indy 500 speed barriers
63 Parnelli Jones 150mph
77 Tom Sneva 200mph
88 Rick Mears 220mph
90 Emerson Fittipaldi 225mph [08.19.14 - 4:35 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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