A Long Course, a Long Weekend, and Fans (REV Group Grand Prix Preview)

It has been the strangest four months. There’s been iRacing, and two races without fans. However this weekend the final missing piece - we the fans will be on site for the race. Yes there is still a global pandemic and yes if you will be there PLEASE wear your mask and practice the recommendations … Continue reading A Long Course, a Long Weekend, and Fans (REV Group Grand Prix Preview)

GMR Review: Good, Bad, Ugly,…and the Heat

If you weren’t aware, it was hot in Indianapolis this past weekend. Temperatures hit the 90s (I know this both from the fourteen thousand times they mentioned it during the race coverage and from working on my COVID-19 Project of rebuilding my screen porch). That was a big concern going into this race. Additionally, there … Continue reading GMR Review: Good, Bad, Ugly,…and the Heat

It’s the GMR Grand Prix, but It’s Not May (A Preview)

When preparing for the GMR Grand Prix (formerly the INDYCAR Grand Prix) I get nostalgic for the pre-COVID-19 world. Since the race’s beginnings in 2014, it served as the opening weekend for May. The race provides a State fair like atmosphere with families and friends spread out over mounds among the road course at the … Continue reading It’s the GMR Grand Prix, but It’s Not May (A Preview)

Bump Up the Grip (Texas Review)

Moment of honesty? I spent practice, qualification, and the race texting with Abby and Juliana (our driver analyst). We were all nervous going into the race. Texas Motor Speedway is not for the faint of heart, and there was one practice before qualifications and then right into the race. I’m pleased the nagging dread we … Continue reading Bump Up the Grip (Texas Review)

I See Race Cars in Texas

I’ve found myself repeating “cars will be on track Saturday” when I wanted to smack my head against my desk this week. I’m sure I’m not the only person who has found this as a mantra. We should have had eight races by now, instead we’ve had nearly twelve-weeks of waiting. There are a lot … Continue reading I See Race Cars in Texas

The Times the Indy 500 Was Canceled and Three Rain Moves

Hopefully the news has settled in, and everyone has come to some sort of acceptance that May of 2020 won’t be the May we’ve come to know and love. In fact, everything around INDYCAR this year was thrown into upheaval. Races have been canceled or moved. We’re ending the season in St. Petersburg after we tried … Continue reading The Times the Indy 500 Was Canceled and Three Rain Moves

2020 St. Petersburg Preview

Unlike last blog, I am now certain when the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is - turns out I need a vacation a lot more than I realized. The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. It’s opportunity. It’s a fresh start. It’s the one time no one can make fun of how the last … Continue reading 2020 St. Petersburg Preview

INDYCAR 2020 Bringing Changes

There have been no shortages of discussion and changes in the INDYCAR off season. In four short days, when the season officially kicks off with practice at St. Petersburg, it will be a completely different paddock and series then it was when the 2019 season wrapped up at Laguna Seca. There have been changes in … Continue reading INDYCAR 2020 Bringing Changes

Can You Sense It?

These past few months, we’ve been spoiled. True, we’ve not had an INDYCAR race since September 22nd (142 days if you were counting). Instead we’ve had a Silly Season that just won’t quit, and we’ve had the aeroscreen testing wetting our appetite. These past few days have been a tantalizing view of what is to … Continue reading Can You Sense It?