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Into The Crystal Ball… IndyCar Loves Corn Edition

The grueling string of races is nearly over as the paddock descends on picturesque Newton Iowa to contest the Iowa Corn Indy 250 under the lights on Saturday night. Our yearly stop in Iowa has become one of the most anticipated rounds … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… The Beertown Edition

First Indianapolis, then Milwaukee… or it should be that way. It absolutely pains me that this race is not in its rightful place on the schedule; talk about date equity. However in other news, WE ARE COMING TO MILWAUKEE!! This event … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… Savor The Moment Edition

My. Favorite. Race. Whatever you opinion of pack racing, the IRL or oval racing in general is, it was Texas that fully brought me back into the fold. I had forgotten how heroic these guys and girls were when they … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… Here We Come Again, Edition

Hey Michigan… We’re on our way back! Although the Belle Isle street circuit is not a perfect layout, the indycar paddock seems ready and excited to showcase their new iron in front of the American auto industry. We have not … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… Its Indy Baby, Edition

Throughout the month, I have been focused on speed and times and gossip. I have written about the infamous DW12 more times than I can remember. I have seen more coverage about late Dan Wheldon than I have since those … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… The Sambadrome Edition

I. Love. Brazil. This has been my favorite twistie race the past two years. The track layout has been absolutely perfect for indycar racing in the past and it’s going to be very exciting to see how the street fighter … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… Drama in the LBC, Edition

Pandora’s box has surely been opened this week. Nearly half the field will see grid penalties this weekend in Long Beach, the setting for the longest running street race in the western hemisphere. Open wheel racing has descended on the … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… It’s A Gorgeous Facility, Edition

INDYCAR makes is third trip to the rolling hills of Birmingham Alabama and Barber Motorsports Park this weekend. After an emotional yet ultimately anticlimactic weekend in St. Pete, the paddock will finally find a semblance of normalcy as they descend … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… OMG ITS FINALLY HERE!!! Edition

We kick the 2012 season off in St. Petersburg, Florida. 26 cars are locked and loaded for the ninth time open wheel has raced at the airport. Emotions will be heavy as the paddock returns to the adopted hometown of … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… 2012 is finally Here

YES… The season truly feels like it is upon us as I pull my trusty crystal ball out and attempt to peer into the future for the first time this year. The 2011 offseason was a hornets’ nest of unbridled … Continue reading

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