Author Archives: Eric Hall

The Weekend Rewind: Are You Happy Edition

How about that for a race?! After a few years of trying, and thanks to a well-timed red flag, we finally saw The 500 finish under green flag conditions. I welcome the use of the red flag instead of arbitrarily … Continue reading

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Unfiltered Race Notes: 98th Indy 500

Welcome back! I know there was no action on here leading up to the 500, but that is the busiest time of the year for me with friends and family coming into town and the coordination of the annual Coke … Continue reading

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Unfiltered Race Notes: Grand Prix of Indianapolis 2014

Welcome back to the Unfiltered race notes! I was on the ground at IMS this weekend, but didn’t really have a good grasp of what had gone on during the race. Honestly, it surprised me how exciting the end of … Continue reading

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On The Grounds: Grand Prix of Indianapolis Edition

Saturday was the day that changed it all for one mid-twenties place fan. I had convinced my younger brother to attend the inaugural GP of Indianapolis with me and I was determined to show him the intricate nuances of road … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… Turning Right at IMS edition

Welcome to Indianapolis, where we seem to be headed down the front straight the entirely wrong direction! The “greatest race course in the world” (read oval… you haven’t earned any claim to fame with the road course yet Mr. IMS…) … Continue reading

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The Weekend Rewind – Rain Rain Go Away Edition

The lush green hillsides of Alabama were made even greener as torrential rains fell on the facility for most of the weekend. We had a time shortened race, some pretty sweet driving and a few guys who just couldn’t keep … Continue reading

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Unfiltered Race Notes – Barber 2014

Welcome to the rain delayed unfiltered race notes. Remember, these are scratch notes and not the definitive view of the race; just a fun way to end a long race weekend. These ideas and reactions are the backbone of the … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball – The Beautiful Facility Edition

Sunday will mark the fifth time the Verizon IndyCar Series descends upon the quiet, green hills of central Alabama and the beautifully manicured grounds of Barber Motorsports Park. The purpose built motorcycle track has found an unlikely partner with indycar … Continue reading

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Thanks for 3 Years, Now Win My Stuff

Three years and four days ago I posted my first article on this hole-in-the-wall-sorry-excuse-for-a-fake-indycar-blog blog with bewilderment about what could eventually happen once I pressed “upload” that faithful day. My original mission objectives were simple: start a new hobby, become … Continue reading

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The Weekend Rewind – How Safe Is Safe Edition

Was it a normal weekend at the Grand Prix of Long Beach, or a dry run for Toronto and Houston? Yes. For a while it seemed like the drivers would be able to control themselves. Sure, we saw Rahal, Power, … Continue reading

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