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An INDYCAR Silly Season Primer

The 2020/2021 Silly Season started before the checkered flag dropped on the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. It started back with announcement that Zach Veach would no longer be driving for Andretti Autosport. However, tradition calls for me to not even start worrying about the Silly Season until the season is over. For those … Continue reading An INDYCAR Silly Season Primer

How iRacing Saved INDYCAR, and Their One Mistake

By the time my plane touched down in St. Petersburg on March 12, 2020, nearly every major sporting organization had pushed or canceled their season. INDYCAR had yet to announce any changes to the Firestone Grand Prix being held that weekend. It was hopeless optimism that pushed us through the evening, those of us who … Continue reading How iRacing Saved INDYCAR, and Their One Mistake

Redemption, Disappointment, and Mistakes (The 2020 INDYCAR Series Rookies)

This was not an easy year for the rookies. Every rookie in INDYCAR has to adapt to the new car, even those who came up the ladder. This year though 2020 threw a couple of twists at them. This wasn’t the INDYCAR of 2019 with some slight modifications, the Rookies were now with an Aeroscreen … Continue reading Redemption, Disappointment, and Mistakes (The 2020 INDYCAR Series Rookies)

2020 Florida Man Grand Prix (Firestone Grand Prix Review)

Being in St. Petersburg for the Firestone Grand Prix was the closure we all needed. It was mentioned multiple times over the weekend. This past weekend also put a bow on the 2020 INDYCAR season. It ended a season of canceled and rescheduled races, fans and no fans, and official iRacing events. It did all … Continue reading 2020 Florida Man Grand Prix (Firestone Grand Prix Review)

It Comes Down to Florida (Firestone Grand Prix Preview)

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Seven months ago it was going to open the 2020 season. A season with a lot of promise and intrigue. Now it will give us the closing laps of the season. It has been quite the season. It seems fitting that with 2020 we both start and end … Continue reading It Comes Down to Florida (Firestone Grand Prix Preview)

S4E31 – Schedules, Engines, and Silly Season

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hdiwn-ef74c5 It may be an off week from races but that doesn’t mean we’ve got an off week from excitement! We lay out opinions on the 2021 Schedule (1:48); engine announcements (12:28); team announcements about partnerships (14:58) and even some silly season (19:45)!   Past episodes, show notes, and blog entries can be found on … Continue reading S4E31 – Schedules, Engines, and Silly Season

Take it on Two Wheels (MotoAmerica 2020 Review)

A piece of Indianapolis Motor Speedway history that many don’t know is that while it’s known for INDYCAR, the first race at the Speedway was a motorcycle race. Held in August of 1909 and sanctioned by the Federation of American Motorcyclists, the two-day event was the very first competitive event at the track. We had … Continue reading Take it on Two Wheels (MotoAmerica 2020 Review)

Slippery When Wet (MidOhio 2020 Review)

You can choose many themes for 2020. For the NTT INDYCAR season, it’s going to be “Double-Headers”. Given the upheavel in everyone’s lives, the series determined that multiple races would be turned into double-header weekend spectacles. This past weekend, the series had another double-header at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Much like prior double-headers, fans … Continue reading Slippery When Wet (MidOhio 2020 Review)