This weekend marks the third oval race of the season for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway is also the second and last night race of the year. I am sad to say that I had to miss both, in Phoenix this past April and in Texas this evening. I […]Read More IndyCar in Texas: Munoz’ Claims Career-first Pole, Dixon Continues Stealth Hunt
Qualifications for the first dual on the shores of Belle Isle in Detroit, MI are complete. Simon Pagenaud, the resident “it driver” of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar season reminded everyone that he is not done with his reign at the top of the charts. The Team Penske driver had an Indianapolis 500 experience he is […]Read More Simon Pagenaud: He’s at it Again!
If the Carb Day practice is any indication of what we can expect this Sunday… WOW. This 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is going to be one for the record books, and not just for obvious reasons. The whole field was putting on a show for the packed stands today, going two and three-wide […]Read More Kanaan and Munoz Lead Pack in Carb Day Practice
We set the field for qualifying yesterday, dividing up the 33 entered cars into two groups. Saturday’s attempts determined who would occupy the first 3 rows on race day and consequently, which nine drivers would have the opportunity to fight for pole position for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Oil. […]Read More Andretti and SPM Show Muscle with Honda in First Day of Indianapolis 500 Qualifying
Leading up to the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix race weekend, Helio Castroneves mentioned his fond memories from Phoenix International Raceway, particularly when he started from pole and won in 2002. History might be repeating itself. Friday afternoon gave him another memory for the vault with a 2-lap average of 192.631 mph, earning […]Read More Former Phoenix Champs Will Lead Field to Green in Arizona
Today marks the second time this season that Juan Pablo Montoya will start from the pole position in the field. Both instances were also the result of weather conditions that cancelled/discontinued qualifying sessions for the Verizon IndyCar Series. His first pole position in 2015 was over the second race weekend of the year, at NOLA […]Read More Montoya Will Lead Field to Green in Rainy Race 2
The first race of the lone doubleheader weekend on this year’s Verizon IndyCar Series schedule ended earlier than anticipated and in a fashion not completely uncommon to this sport. Weather plays a big factor in how race cars operate, how drivers handle said machines and how the results of any given contest play out. Today […]Read More Abbreviated Race #1 in Detroit Doubles the Fun for Honda & Andretti
I’d be lying to all of you if I didn’t admit that I was singing the title of this article multiple times while writing it. Thankfully, my rendition of Europe’s The Final Countdown is sans perm, mullet and leather pants. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. I feel confident in saying that this is […]Read More The Final Countdown…!
Focus. It’s something we are required to have when we find our passion and want to turn it into something bigger… something more tangible and accessible than a simple admiration or desire. Focus is what allows us to move forward, what assists us in turning dreams into reality. Focus also happens to be the title […]Read More From LA to L.A. – IndyCar featured in Will Smith film, ‘Focus’