Monthly Archives: June 2012

My Indy 500 Race Weekend

As usual, we arrived at the infamous Coke Lot 1C on Thursday afternoon to stake our claim in the sorry, Treeless excuse for a campground. The temperature was right around 90 degrees that afternoon and the heat had a noticeable … Continue reading

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How I Saw It…Thank You Iowa Edition

Are we enjoying our week off? I bet the teams and drivers are! A five straight race stint is a tall order when you are dealing with carbon fiber constructed open wheeled cars, but the teams took the challenge with … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… IndyCar Loves Corn Edition

The grueling string of races is nearly over as the paddock descends on picturesque Newton Iowa to contest the Iowa Corn Indy 250 under the lights on Saturday night. Our yearly stop in Iowa has become one of the most anticipated rounds … Continue reading

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Aerodynamics Case Study: Engine Covers at the Indy 500

Even though we are living in a spec world during 2012, there are still many things that teams can do to make a car perform better at The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and beyond. The majority of these tweaks and tricks … Continue reading

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How I saw It… It Lives Another Year Edition

Even hampered by a lunchtime shower, the crowd at the famed Milwaukee Mile was strong. Estimates range from 23,000 to nearly 30,000; no matter the actual number, it was enough for Michael Andretti to have enough confidence to bring the … Continue reading

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Into The Crystal Ball… The Beertown Edition

First Indianapolis, then Milwaukee… or it should be that way. It absolutely pains me that this race is not in its rightful place on the schedule; talk about date equity. However in other news, WE ARE COMING TO MILWAUKEE!! This event … Continue reading

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Airing of Grievances… The Aerokit Edition

July 15th, 2010. A day remembered in infamy, a day of holograms, a day of ICONIC proportions,  a day the open wheel world was going to take a turn for the better. Hate it or love it, our fate for … Continue reading

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