During qualifications for the 1972 Indianapolis 500, driver Jim Hurtubise did what all fans do during the weekend – enjoyed themselves. Hurtubise had qualified a car and towards the end of the session had another car wheeled into line. It wasn’t uncommon to qualify multiple cares in that era. This was right before 6pm, and … Continue reading Don’t Bring Beer If You Can’t Share With Everyone
We sat high above the start/finish line on the straightaway to watch pole day. It was a great place to watch the cars fly by as each driver strove to get the most out of their car and it was a great place for someone without a photographer’s vest to sit. The morning session had … Continue reading Carpenter’s White Whale
I have been very excited for this race, so excited that it's was one of the first things I wrote about this year. Last year the crowd didn't disappoint. The track didn't disappoint. The racing - it certainly didn't disappoint. Many of the issues I find were because of the track recently being repaved and … Continue reading Under the Lights! (Bommarito 2018 Preview)
That is what IndyCar racing will look like as teams and drivers continue to get more comfortable with this car.
This is not a track for the faint of heart. This is a track that will require every ounce of talent that a driver has.
I think we saw the track yell out “talk shit, get hit!”
Simply put – this is what we asked for. This is not what we wanted, but what we demanded.