We have been waiting for this. For months when the season first started, and then additional months when it was moved from May to August. We switched from saying “Is it May Yet” to “Is it August Yet”, and yes some of us used that as a password (not anymore, work makes me switch my … Continue reading It’s What We All Need (2020 Indy 500 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)
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)
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
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
S3E3 – Don’t Forget Ed Listen HERE Warm Up the Tires News & Lingering St Pete thoughts INDYCAR Classic (23:44) Woman of the Week - Rosemary Smith (36:11) Shit We Didn’t Make Up (41:05) News It’s a full field for the Indianapolis 500 with James Davisson announcing a ride with DCR and Belardi. There may be 37 … Continue reading S3E3 – Don’t Forget Ed
Going into this race it still could be Alexander Rossi’s championship. Only twenty-six points separate first place Scott Dixon from Rossi. As previously discussed what needs to happen for a major swing is for Dixon to have a bad weekend and Rossi to have a great weekend. There’s a bit more of a cushion between … Continue reading Put a Race Car On It (Portland Preview)
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)
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.
Before we get to the biggest race in the season, we have to get IndyCars streaming across the road course at the IMS.