Category Archives: History

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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#indycarlore Part 1

After seeing the, in my eyes, historic finish at Kentucky this weekend, I started to ponder other moments that would qualify as indycar lore. NASCAR has a very extensive “lore page” on Wikipedia, and even a TV show called “The … 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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Indycar History is as Varied as the Tracks… Part 2

Last week I looked at historic first visits to the different types of track configurations the indycars have raced on in the past. Here is part two as well as the final time the series visited the respective tracks. Final … Continue reading

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Indycar History is as Varied as the Tracks… Part 1

Open wheel, championship style racing has visited many different types of tracks through outs is 100+ year history. From street circuits to dirt tracks, the variety of tracks that the big cars have visited is, indeed as impressive as it … Continue reading

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