DCR …at least it’s not TBA anymore

It feels like DCR has been in the news a lot in the past month, I suppose a TBA will do that to you. I don’t want to put a theme in any team’s mouth, but I think DCR should be “hey let’s pretend 2017 didn’t happen” because in 2017 they’re senior driver had a helluva crash and their Rookie of the Year skipped on over to another team.

Race Car Lullaby (Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona)

Back on August 10, 2017,  we interviewed Doug Thorton and he described the atmosphere at the Rolex 24 as “going to bed to race cars” and “waking up with race cars”, and to a fan of racing – that is heaven. It was decided, rather late, that we would end up going. So after work on … Continue reading Race Car Lullaby (Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona)

Penske Powerhouse

            There is one absolute from the 2017 season, that Team Penske was unstoppable. Roger Penske’s four drivers were four out of the top five at the end of the season. Josef Newgarden, in his first year with Penske, won the championship. Simon Pagenaud, who won the 2016 season, came in second. Helio Castroneves and … Continue reading Penske Powerhouse

Andretti Autosport is So Young

            The curse is that the Andrettis can’t win at the Indy 500, but I think the new curse is that while Andretti Autosport will win at the Speedway, they just fall short of championship contention. Looking back, the past three out of five Indy 500s were won by Andretti Autosport cars.  It was an … Continue reading Andretti Autosport is So Young