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2012 IndyCar Development Notebook

(Programming Note: The recent news items that have plagued indycar racing caused me to basically tune the sport out for the previous two weeks. Although the road ahead is still unstable, I am still committed to the series and this … Continue reading

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2013 Silly Season… Who’s Where, and What’s What

Programming note: This article is old and incorrect. An updated list can be found here. It may only be October, but it’s never too early to start thinking about silly season in indycar world. Without the post-Vegas fallout to contend … Continue reading

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The 2013 Schedule… On Double Headers, Balance and ABC

The 2013 Indycar schedule came out on Sunday and fans have shown equals parts joy, hate and total indifference. I am positive you readers have had about enough of the scheduling talk, but I’ve got a few things to say … Continue reading

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How I Saw It… 2012 Super Review Part The Final, The People Edition

2012 was the year of competition. Even with an unproven hardware package, the fight from the front to the back of the field was close and intense all year long. A new car, new engines, the reworked rulebook, a cleaned … Continue reading

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How I Saw It… 2012 Super Review Part 1: Nuts and Bolts Edition

2012 will be remembered for close racing and an entirely new chassis/engine package that revolutionized the on-track product in the INDYCAR series. Not revolutionized, no, it was more of a renaissance of sorts. A return to a more historically correct … Continue reading

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How I Saw It… The Speechless Season Finale Edition

High, low and everywhere in between, in a sight unseen for many years of indycar racing, no part of the track was safe. The drivers earned their money Saturday night with a race for the ages, and once again the … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… One Last Time For 2012 Edition

As the indycar world turns finds itself at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California for the final episode of the 2012 season. Ryan Hunter-Reay and Will Power are in heated competition to claim their first championship and the right to … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… Multiple Combatants Edition

Welcome to championship week! In five short days the checkered flag will fall on the 2012 season and new, first time champion will be crowned. Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California will be the site of the final battle that … Continue reading

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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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How I Saw It… Chicane Chicane Go Away Edition

Rain, chicanes, ultra compressed timetables and local political grandstanding did nothing to detract from the rousing success that was the Baltimore Grand Prix. After yet another successful race promoted by Andretti Sports Marketing and everything that comes with it, I … Continue reading

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