Monthly Archives: April 2011

Into the Crystal Ball… Sambadrome Edition

Sunday at 12:15 eastern, the green flag drops in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300. A street track located downtown in the 8th largest city in the world, about the same population of New York City … Continue reading

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Formula INDYCAR schedule Pt. 2

Ok, here is part two of my dream, Formula INDYCAR schedule. Here is the first half of the schedule. Toronto, Canada Exhibition place street event – Canada has more recent, but very close ties with indycar racing. Our friends to … Continue reading

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Formula INDYCAR schedule Pt. 1

Late last week I posted an article about indycar racing becoming the Formula 1 of the Americas. Obviously this couldn’t happen over night or even anytime in the near future, but it is something for the series to shoot for. … Continue reading

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Bernard Barnhart and Race Control

The call/no call chatter about Helio at long beach last Sunday is frothing to a frenzy. On Tuesday we had Al Unser Jr. explaining the difference between a racing and a non racing incident. He goes on to say that … Continue reading

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Formula INDYCAR?

Indy car racing’s history is, strictly speaking, an American racing series with historically American locations and champions. The FIA overseas international level racing and sanctions many types of “world” championships. Said championships mainly have European centered calendars with some flyaway … Continue reading

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Long Beach and Helio

(Ed: First race recap/reactions/thoughts/loves/hates… this could be rough.) So here we find ourselves on shoreline drive only one short week after the sleep inducing Grand Prix of Alabama. Under sunny skies and warm sun, southern California welcomes INDYCAR to run … Continue reading

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Hello INDYCAR blogosphere

On may 29 1983, Indy racing great Tom Sneva won his first and only 500 of his career. The next day, at a hospital down the street from the great Indianapolis Motor Speedway, I was born. My earliest memories of … Continue reading

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