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.
Fun game - how many Indy 500 references are in this post?