12 Years Later, Wheldon Legacy Continues in St. Pete

In 2005, Dan Wheldon found victory here on the Streets of St. Petersburg, his adopted-home race. At that time, the now Firestone-branded race was sponsored by Honda, the manufacturer of his engine in the No. 26 with Andretti-Green Racing. Wheldon won 6 races total that season, also standing on the top step of the podium... Continue Reading →

No Such Thing as Coincidence: The Rossi/Wheldon Connection

Alexander Rossi coasted in on fumes this past Sunday, across the yard of bricks and into the history books. Rossi, piloting the No. 98 Napa Auto Parts Andretti Herta Autosport Honda, clinched victory at the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Oil. He is only the 9th rookie to win in a... Continue Reading →

IndyCar Drivers Racing This Weekend in Indiana & Texas

This 2014 off-season so far has been anything but! The track action from the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and its driver development program, the Mazda Road to Indy, continues this weekend throughout the United States. BACK HOME AGAIN IN INDIANA The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge will take place this Saturday, September 20th 2014... Continue Reading →

Cleveland Auto Show Preview

IndyCar & Cleveland. It’s a combination that I personally, am a big fan of. The Cleveland Auto Show opens to the public today at 11am and runs through March 9th. However, the excitement kicked off yesterday at the press preview. The Collection Auto Group, with many local & national accolades for their Mercedes-Benz and Maserati... Continue Reading →

Fifth and Favorite Season

Sixty degrees and partly sunny is a beautiful forecast for any Midwest city. However, it’s not all that common of a forecast in Cleveland, OH in early December. Personally, I’m a big fan of all four seasons and the changes in weather & aesthetics that come with them here on the Lake Erie coast, but... Continue Reading →

Yes, Really.

I’ve always been a big believer in standing up for what you believe in, helping those without a voice, working together with others in the goal of something meaningful, and doing so in a respectful and dignified manner. Sometimes, when we are clear and direct about what we are distressed by and how we want... Continue Reading →

Dan Wheldon: Thoughts and Memories

Today, Wednesday, October 16th, is the two year anniversary of the passing of Dan Wheldon. October 16, 2011 was one of the hardest days I've ever had to go through in my twenty  years of being a racing fan. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about Dan. It was like... Continue Reading →

Houston, We Have a Problem

Filled with excitement and anticipation… that was the way most IndyCar fans entered into this past weekend in Houston. We had waited an entire month to taste the sweetness of another race weekend. We had high hopes for our favorite drivers as we gathered at the track or around our televisions from the comfort of... Continue Reading →

Susie Wheldon – a Story of Strength and Courage

In Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway following the 2012 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, there were similarities to the Victory Lane celebration from the 2011 Indianapolis 500. The winning driver stood there with the wreath around his neck and milk dripping down his chin, all while wearing those familiar white-rimmed sunglasses, as Susie Wheldon made her way down... Continue Reading →

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