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Engines Engines Engines

It’s been a while since I have pontificated on the new chassis, but there really hasn’t been much new news on that front and the number one news item was kind of lost in the wake of Las Vegas. We … Continue reading

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What 1984 Taught Me About 2012

Oh boy, we are in quite the pickle right now. ChampCar-ification, CART 2.0, IRL Lite; these descriptive metaphorical links to the past are beginning to plague the indycar social media airwaves. Lines in the sand are drawn and it seems … Continue reading

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One Last Motegi Rant…

FYI: This is a rewrite of an article I posted back in June containing about 40 percent new material. I have a bit wider audience now days so I figured I’d stand on my Motegi soapbox one last time. Its … Continue reading

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What’s Going on in Indy Lights?

The Firestone Indy Lights Series, the final run of the Mazda Road to Indy, is theoretically the best way to get into the INDYCAR Series. Lights gets to visit many of the same tracks that the larger, more powerful indycars … Continue reading

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My Take on the New Chassis Part 2

Note: I have created a development timeline for the new chassis and engine package. The link is in the navigation menu up top, check back throughout the off season for updates. Ah yes, installment number two in a series of … Continue reading

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My take on the new “car” (most likely) Pt. 1

The 2012 Dallara, Indy “Safety Cell” made its on-track debut the Monday following the coma enducing Mid Ohio weekend at the same track. The “test” was super double secret, only a select few media peoples attended and the two days … Continue reading

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What does the future at IMS look like?

Indycar racing, and more specifically the Indy 500 has been about pushing the limits of speed and sanity in terms of automotive technology. As we embark on the journey that a new car brings, 2012 will be a fun, and … Continue reading

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What does competition mean?

To some, we are witnessing the most competitive era that indycar racing has ever seen. The past two Indy 500’s have seen the two closest starting grids by time ever, 2010 by 3.0622 seconds and 2011 by 2.5399. That is … Continue reading

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Aerodynamics of 2012

An incredibly heavy emphasis on aerodynamics is present at most top level series and INDYCAR is no exception. I have been sitting on this post for a while, but with Carl Edwards’ recent remarks to speed.com about the aero dependence … Continue reading

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Come on… Motegi’s not that Bad

Amid safety and health concerns, earlier this week, INDYCAR announced that they will indeed return to Japan to run round 15 of the championship. The caveat to the news is the race will be staged on the full road course, … Continue reading

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