Category Archives: History

Open-Wheel Timeline, Part 1… The Sanctioning Bodies

The history of American Open Wheel Racing and its respective national championships are as confusing and intricate as any other aspect of the sport. Controversy between the various sanctioning bodies, participating manufacturers and of course the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has … Continue reading

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Champ Cars and Pikes Peak

The American open wheel championship has played host to a multitude of different types of racing facilities throughout its 100 plus year history. From the bricks of Indianapolis, to the open streets of Santa Monica; on the high banks of … 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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The 1920 Season and Other Debacles in AAA History

The earliest years of AAA racing have always been a sore spot for historians interested in said era. Concerning these times, the “official” history, as printed by the different sanctioning bodies of American open wheel racing, has often been more … Continue reading

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Indycar Lore Pt.3; The Fastest

It has been more than a few months since the last installment of indycar lore, so in the bleak tundra that is the off season… might as well pick it back up now. I have great aspirations for this series … Continue reading

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MURDERDROMES!!!

With many of these posts I will bounce ideas off of my brother or roommate to get a feel for how I should go about presenting a few of the topics. I have always known board track racing as “Murderdromes” … Continue reading

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#indycarlore Part 2

In a bid to return to normalcy, I figured we would dive into some more indycar lore today. Yes, there is still the matter of a season review, but I am not quite ready to unleash my subpar conclusions to … Continue reading

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