Tag Archives: Texas Motor Speedway

Unfiltered Race Notes: Texas 361 2014

Welcome to the Texas Firestone 361 (you can’t fool me Eddie…) unfiltered race notes! —Prerace— Did you know the official mileage for Texas Motor Speedway is 1.455 miles? The more you know… Interviews… interviews… interviews… JPM: every week is a … Continue reading

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Weekend Review… A Texas Ramble Edition

Instead of the usual five point rundown to review the weekend, I want to prose a bit on the current state of indycar at Texas. On a warm Saturday night last weekend, in front of a sparse looking crowd, indycar … Continue reading

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How I Saw It… The Adrenaline is Still Flowing Edition

Programming Note: In response to a few questions I have received regarding my pre and post-race reports from new readers, I feel I should shed a bit more light on my “style”. I have always contended that I am not … 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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Vegas Positioning

The loss of Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a thematic one. In a time when indycar racing is scraping by in anonymity and irrelevance, we are running away from a facility that actually wanted to see us run. Add to … 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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My Take on Officiating

Although I could say that the hot button issue since Toronto was officiating problems, this is in issue that has haunted the IRL and now INDYCAR since its inception. The original IRL officiating staff was created amid major back to … Continue reading

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Total Recall… What was that, Texas? Edition

Man oh man am I ever disappointed, a single caution in 228 laps of single file, follow the leader racing. Texas Motor Speedway is supposed to be the toughest track the series visits. Survival is more luck than skill, and … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… Texas Two-Step Edition

Oh joy of joy’s, I have been patiently waiting for this race since the new format was announced. The doors are unlocked at the meanest track on the schedule and the boys and girls of INDYCAR started rolling into town … Continue reading

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