Monthly Archives: April 2012

How I Saw It Happen… Goodbye Brazil, Hello May Edition

Another race in the books, another win for Will Power and another dagger into the hearts of all championship hopefuls that may be left. The man is decimating the competition and his attack doesn’t look to be slowing any. Behind … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… The Sambadrome Edition

I. Love. Brazil. This has been my favorite twistie race the past two years. The track layout has been absolutely perfect for indycar racing in the past and it’s going to be very exciting to see how the street fighter … Continue reading

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Happy Hour, Oh How I Miss You

I know, it isn’t May yet but I cannot help myself from diving into IMS and Indy 500 topics a bit early. Why would it matter? I respect that the Indy 500 and all of the history and mythology that … Continue reading

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Fuel Cells, Golf Balls and Odometers

Fuel mileage races are race fans greatest fear. No more are we watching a nerve racking competition of speed, oh no, what we have on our hands is now a challenge not to run dry on the last lap. This … Continue reading

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How I Saw It Happen… The High Flying Heartbreak, Edition

There truly was drama in the LBC on Sunday and the trend of action packed races continues for the third event in a row. A weekend that started with incredible controversy surrounding the replacement of the 11 Chevy engines and … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… Drama in the LBC, Edition

Pandora’s box has surely been opened this week. Nearly half the field will see grid penalties this weekend in Long Beach, the setting for the longest running street race in the western hemisphere. Open wheel racing has descended on the … Continue reading

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So… What Really Happened in 1905?

This week on as the world turns, AAA edition, we take a peek back to 1905; when the recently created AAA Contest Board sanctioned the very first points paying championship in the western hemisphere. The legality of this championship, like … Continue reading

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