2018: Whaaaaaat is Life?

2018’s racing season started at the top of the Daytona International Speedway. Where we watched the start of the Rolex 24 Hours down on the course below us. It’s a magical spot, and a great kick off to the season.

You Gotta Show Up Early

What if I were to tell you that before the INDYCAR races, the next generation of race car drivers are out their competing for spots in INDYCAR’s future? The drivers competing in the Road to Indy (or as it was prior to this upcoming season – the Mazda Road to Indy) may be unknown names to you, but you know many of the series graduates.

Wanted: Another Engine

Nowadays it seems like it’s been Honda and Chevrolet engines. That’s all we talk about, because those are the two engines that are currently in the series. But we’re out of seats and a lot of good racers don’t have seats is a bad thing. The solution? We need another engine manufacture, which is easy to say, but not easy to do.

Andretti v. Unser v. USAC

For a little tongue-in-cheek fun after looking back at the 1981 Indianapolis 500 and the legal kerflulffule I thought I’d do a blog entry in the format of a law school brief. This is the way all law students are trained to write and review cases. We do this to review facts, relevant law, and … Continue reading Andretti v. Unser v. USAC

Gotta Spend Money to Make Money (helping ROI)

Money is the root cause of all evil. But try as we might there’s no denying that it makes everything in the world happen, especially in INDYCAR. Everything is based on sponsorship. Teams need sponsorship. Drivers need sponsors to get the ride (and as we discussed Drivers do all the heavy lifting) or they pay … Continue reading Gotta Spend Money to Make Money (helping ROI)

PRI: Women in Motorsports (Advice)

It is a statement you have heard on the podcast or read in many blog entries that women in motorsports still face quite an uphill battle. Many people have put forth many different suggested solutions to the problem including the controversial women-only racing league. While not touted as a solution, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) has put forth a panel “Opportunities for Women in Motorsports” for three years now.