It seems harder now, looking back, to say that this particular announcement was the most shocking one in the 2019/2020 INDYCAR Silly Season. While many of us had hope that Arrow McLaren SP switching from Honda to Chevrolet engines would mean James Hinchcliffe would have a ride, deep down everyone knew it was a long … Continue reading Hinch On Track and Off Track (You’re Welcome for the Pun)
It’s been a pretty traumatic silly season. We’ve had teams completely reform, dropping their flagship drivers. It is a similar refrain of each silly season: good drivers don’t have rides and any deal made can be crumpled up and thrown away. It was over a year ago that James Hinchcliffe made the very unexpected public … Continue reading Unionization – A Primer and Players
I’m weirdly nostalgic when it comes to the end of the year. I think I weight the new year more heavily than I do a birthday. Perhaps something about the planet as a whole doing a full revolution together, or my birthday was always right at the start of school and so it wasn’t fun. … Continue reading 2019 – What a Year
It’s like Christmas for anyone in the racing industry, and thankfully it happens just a few weeks prior to Christmas. Indianapolis, the racing capital of the world, hosts the Performance Racing Industry conference. It's a gathering of individuals involved in any and all parts of racing industry. The trade show is the ultimate in racing … Continue reading Performance Racing Industry – 2019
Listen Here News It’s been quite the season for announcements, and we’ve not even hit two-months since the season ended! Some news we’d been hoping for finally has came through - Meyer Shank Racing will be entering the 2020 INDYCAR season as a full-time team. They committed to 2020 and 2021 for the full season. … Continue reading S3E39 – Full Timers and INDYCAR Moms
Did it help? Did it hinder?
It’s the summer of construction here in Indiana. We’ve had three different stretches of three different main highways closed this summer. Another long stretch is closed up through the end of August. It’s at times an annoyance or interference. If three lanes are turned into two lanes it’s an annoyance; if the whole road is … Continue reading Did it Interfere? Or Are They Annoyed?
Going Off-Roading with Girl Power
Listen HERE Warm Up the Tires News Woman of the week - Robyn Gordon (16:40) Toronto Race Preview (19:45) Shit We Didn't Make Up: All-American Girl Racing (56:25) News Just a little bit of INDYCAR news. First we’re excited that Sage Karem will be driving for Carlin Racing in Toronto. It’s a pretty sweet livery and … Continue reading S3E21 – It Depends
The 1992 Indianapolis 500 holds as one of my earliest memories of listening to the race on the radio while my father filled out the grid on the back page of the Indianapolis Star. That year there was but one woman in the race, and as a staunch girl-power third-grader I was cheering for Lyn … Continue reading The First for Me (Lyn St. James)