From The Land to The Six

I might question my own sanity sometimes, and you are welcome to do the same. But don’t ever question my commitment to racing. This season has presented more obstacles and logistical nightmares than ever before, and it’s made it very difficult to bring you guys consistent content. I’m not going to try and skate around... Continue Reading →

How a hunting trip set the tone for Clint Bowyer’s 2018 season

By Ryan Isley A hunting trip and a threat. That’s how Clint Bowyer went from missing the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs to winning two races already in 2018. After a season in which Bowyer joined Stewart-Haas Racing and the team didn’t perform the way it had hoped, the driver took crew chief... Continue Reading →

Wickens shows speed in final practice before Road America qualifying, leads field

Robert Wickens and Ryan Hunter-Reay topped timing and scoring this morning, with their Honda-powered beasts. Wickens, behind the wheel of the No. 6 Lucas SPM car was the only driver in the final practice to break the 1:43 mark with a 1:42.991 lap. Hunter-Reay was ever-so-slightly trailing with a 1:43.172 best time in the No.... Continue Reading →

Newgarden sweeps Friday sessions, Wickens ready to battle for win at Road America

More of the same this afternoon, as Josef Newgarden runs fastest in the second Friday practice session at Road America, clocking a 1:42.6279 lap, ousting his own morning fast lap by about six-tenths of a second. There was a bit of sunshine in the final 5 minutes of the session, a welcome bit of brightness... Continue Reading →

Newgarden leads Friday morning practice at Road America, not yet thinking about Championship

The 23-car Verizon IndyCar Series field roared back into action today, on the 14-turn road course of Road America. Scott Dixon (No. 9, Ganassi Racing Teams) starts this weekend as the points leader, a position he moved into after his win in Texas 2 weeks ago. Standing on the podium with him at Texas Motor... Continue Reading →

Andretti Autosport sweeps Detroit Grand Prix poles, New Firestone Firehawk rain tires make debut

Alexander Rossi collected his third career pole today, in the wet conditions of the 14-turn 2.35 mile temporary street circuit on Belle Isle. The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear Race 2 qualifications rounds produced two red flags, one in each session, which saw Tony Kanaan and Josef Newgarden get parked and give up... Continue Reading →

Dixon further solidifies his place in Indy car history with Race 1 win in Detroit

Where do we even start? Scott Dixon, man. He’s the master of open-wheel racing. That pretty much sums it up, but let’s give him the props he deserves, even if actually achieving that is nearly impossible. Earlier today, Dixon captured another win on Belle Isle, the first being in 2012. He started P2 in the... Continue Reading →

Let the haters hate, Andretti’s focus is unshakable

Like you needed more proof that this current Verizon IndyCar Series field of talent is stacked - we have yet another pole winner for the Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. Marco Andretti, piloting the No. 26 AutoNation Andretti Autosport Honda, ran in Group 2 this morning, battling his teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay and rookie Robert... Continue Reading →

Ready or not, it’s race day in Detroit

“Fallin’ too fast to prepare for this.” That’s a line from one my favorite Imagine Dragons songs. It made me smirk as it played in my ears when I sat down to write just now. It’s been a day so far, you guys. But hey, that’s life. You’re not always ready for things, even when... Continue Reading →

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