Monthly Archives: September 2011

Into the Crystal Ball… Here I come, Kentucky Edition

Kentucky Speedway, just the name conjures up images of wheel to wheel, white knuckle racing that drew fans to the old IRL. The boys and girls of open wheel were the first top level series to race at the brand … Continue reading

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Kentucky Preview to My Race Weekend

After starting no less than three articles since Friday, placing them all in the burn pile, and staring at a blinking cursor attempting to stave off the mail-it-in syndrome, I figured I would give into to myself. I am too … Continue reading

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What 1984 Taught Me About 2012

Oh boy, we are in quite the pickle right now. ChampCar-ification, CART 2.0, IRL Lite; these descriptive metaphorical links to the past are beginning to plague the indycar social media airwaves. Lines in the sand are drawn and it seems … Continue reading

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RVM…Don’t Cry for Me, Motegi Edition

The final Indy Japan 300 was contested late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. A huge local crowd was on hand, and all 13 of us we watching live on Verse. Japan and its Twin Ring Motegi Circuit has been … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… One Last Time, Japan Edition

After thirteen previous editions of the Indy Japan 300, indycar will descend upon the land of the rising sun one final time before saying goodbye to Twin Ring Motegi and Japan. The sour world financial climate was cited as the … Continue reading

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One Last Motegi Rant…

FYI: This is a rewrite of an article I posted back in June containing about 40 percent new material. I have a bit wider audience now days so I figured I’d stand on my Motegi soapbox one last time. Its … Continue reading

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What’s Going on in Indy Lights?

The Firestone Indy Lights Series, the final run of the Mazda Road to Indy, is theoretically the best way to get into the INDYCAR Series. Lights gets to visit many of the same tracks that the larger, more powerful indycars … Continue reading

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My Take on the New Chassis Part 2

Note: I have created a development timeline for the new chassis and engine package. The link is in the navigation menu up top, check back throughout the off season for updates. Ah yes, installment number two in a series of … Continue reading

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RVM… EPIC Weekend, Baltimore Edition

Another event without a title sponsor, massive construction pains Thursday night, controversy over train tracks and chicanes, a poorly designed pit road; the event in Baltimore was almost born from controversy. As the checkers fell on Sunday afternoon, most of … Continue reading

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Into the Crystal Ball… We Think Baltimore is Ready Edition

One short week after the common cure for insomnia that is racing at Sonoma, the paddock makes the 2800+ mile trip to Maryland for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Reports are saying that the event is selling quite the large … Continue reading

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