From paintings and liveries to charities and championships, the people of the paddock are what makes racing special

One of the my favorite things about racing is the people. Everyone gathers at a track with a shared love of racing, but the various ways in which we all find ourselves connected to this sport is endless. Racing gives us stories. Every fan, media member, staff member, driver, owner, crew member, and in this case, artist… has their own story. I decided while talking to someone this morning, that I would like to try and share those stories. They bring me such happiness when I hear them, and they create a connection. My hope is that sharing some of … Continue reading From paintings and liveries to charities and championships, the people of the paddock are what makes racing special

Push to Pass [S3E27] – Preview of the Tricky Triangle

  Dusty decides to spring a pop quiz on us this week – but he never said it wasn’t an open-book test. I can’t help that I’m good at using loopholes to my advantage. My handy-dandy Verizon IndyCar Series media guide is always by my side… how can I be expected to NOT utilize that wealth of information? Spell the rules out clearer next time, Dusty! Oh, we also discuss IndyCar things on this episode… not just my lack of ability to lie or eat hamburgers.   TEAM PENSKE – Montoya, Cameron Join Team Sports Car Program RACER – Andretti … Continue reading Push to Pass [S3E27] – Preview of the Tricky Triangle

Push to Pass [S3E26] – It’s IndyCar Summer Break

CLEVELAND, OH – These weeks that don’t start or end with race weekends are weird. So let’s keep that theme going with this episode… The O.G. crew of Dusty, Zach and I chat about everything going on in the world of IndyCar during our summer break from the tracks.   The Star: Good news for IMSA is not good news for IndyCar Indy Star: Mixed feelings among IndyCar drivers on Will Power’s proposed push-to-pass tweak RACER: Fall/winter tests targeted for IndyCar aeroscreen CHILTON HAS BIG PLANS FOR BREAK BETWEEN MID-OHIO, POCONO RACES UNIVERSAL AERO KIT HAS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL TEST, THIS … Continue reading Push to Pass [S3E26] – It’s IndyCar Summer Break

Mecum’s May Connection to Karam and Pagenaud

Today, Tuesday May 16th, marks the first day of car auctions at the Indiana State Fairgrounds with Mecum! If you’re in the area, make sure you head over and check it out this week. Even if you’re not in the market to purchase one of the vehicles, you can treat it like an auto show and enjoy the eye candy of these polished-up automobiles. If you are looking to own a Porsche Cayman from the personal collection of Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Simon Pagenaud, head to the auction on Friday, May 19th. He dropped the news on Twitter a few … Continue reading Mecum’s May Connection to Karam and Pagenaud

Push to Pass Podcast [S3E9] – Just a Little Bit of News to Go Over…

Zach returns to join Adrian and I to review the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and discuss what might be the biggest story in motorsports over the past decade, if not longer – the announcement of Fernando Alonso competing in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 with Andretti Autosport. Dusty & I sit down and talk to Michael Shank, who is partnering with Andretti Autosport this May in order to run Jack Harvey in the No. 50 Auto Nation Honda. Shank explains the nature of the partnership, his commitment to racing and the lifelong dream that is about … Continue reading Push to Pass Podcast [S3E9] – Just a Little Bit of News to Go Over…

Can You Hear The Roar?

News and Notes from the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway The Roar before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway is the official three day weekend of testing announcing the start of the TUDOR SportsCar Championship racing season. Literally, the roar of the engines at the Roar ends the offseason and months of speculation around team sponsors, new cars, driver lineups, and IMSA rules and regulations. This weekend gives drivers and teams the chance to shake down new cars, new driver combinations, and settle into the steep NASCAR banking, horseshoe curves, the kink and the bus stop on … Continue reading Can You Hear The Roar?