Tag Archives: Indy 500

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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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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Practice Rewind… Massive Indy Edition

What a week it’s been! After six days of intense on track action and slowly rising speeds, there is still no true picture on how qualifying will shake out. We always assume that the big dogs will bubble to the … 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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Happy Hour, Oh How I Miss You

I know, it isn’t May yet but I cannot help myself from diving into IMS and Indy 500 topics a bit early. Why would it matter? I respect that the Indy 500 and all of the history and mythology that … 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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Total Recall… Centennial Edition

The calendar once again rolls onto June and another Indianapolis 500 is in the books. The race weekend saw hero’s etching their name in the lore that is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, even more hearts were broken in ways never … Continue reading

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Everything but the Race Report… Centennial Edition

WOW and welcome back. Sorry for shutting down for two weeks, but life gets busy and I didn’t want to mail it in, the recap of my take on the race will appear in a coming post. The lead up … Continue reading

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