Category Archives: Brain Vomit

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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Reflections on Opening Weekend

What more could you want in central Indiana? We have got a week of gorgeous weather ahead of us and by the end of opening weekend we saw every team but the engine-less dragon crew put at least a few … Continue reading

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