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Wikipedia and IndyCar Need Our Help!

For better or worse, Wikipedia is the largest public information repository to be found anywhere on the internet; all of it is all user created and maintained. In some eyes, wiki has a poor reputation, but sometimes with good reason. … Continue reading

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t

It’s situation normal on the engine side of things in indycar world. A decision a few years ago is biting them in the rear and there’s not much they can do other than wait out the contract cycle. Ask anyone … Continue reading

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2013 Silly Season… Who’s Where, and What’s What

Programming note: This article is old and incorrect. An updated list can be found here. It may only be October, but it’s never too early to start thinking about silly season in indycar world. Without the post-Vegas fallout to contend … Continue reading

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The 2013 Schedule… On Double Headers, Balance and ABC

The 2013 Indycar schedule came out on Sunday and fans have shown equals parts joy, hate and total indifference. I am positive you readers have had about enough of the scheduling talk, but I’ve got a few things to say … Continue reading

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Economics, IndyCar Racing and Life

No matter what way you slice it, professional sports across the globe are inextricably linked with accountants and spreadsheets. At a professional level, the only thing that matters is what the books look like at the close of the fiscal … Continue reading

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Aerodynamics Case Study: Engine Covers at the Indy 500

Even though we are living in a spec world during 2012, there are still many things that teams can do to make a car perform better at The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and beyond. The majority of these tweaks and tricks … Continue reading

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Surviving the Coke Lot

Every year, a major part of my race-group’s Indy 500 experience is making home in the Coke Lots for the weekend. A few days of camping across the street from the Greatest Race Course in the World with some of … Continue reading

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Bump Day Live Blog! (Update, The Final)

FINAL UPDATE Amid much teeth gnashing, quietly spoken disagreement and silently shattered dreams Bump Day ended with more of a fizzle than a bang. As soon as the qualifying session went green, we saw all nine unqualified machines take to … Continue reading

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Pole Day Live Blog!! (Final Update)

UPDATE, THE FINAL Ryan Briscoe and Team Penske found their pole and I am not the least bit surprised. I wish it would have been Helio, but what are you going to do? After a really fun five hours of … Continue reading

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Social Media Garage… What’s It All About?

The first annual Social Media Garage is primed to kick off in just a few short days at the World’s Greatest Race Course. I will be joining a few of my partners in crime compatriots in Formula 1 garage 35 … Continue reading

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