Looking back at IndyCar 2018, Part II: Belle Isle to Mid-Ohio

This is part 2 of a 3-part series on Live Full Throttle, looking back on the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season as we approach the finale weekend at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The only double-header on the schedule takes place in Detroit every summer and will continue to do so for many years to... Continue Reading →

Iowa Speedway Announces 2017, 2018 IndyCar Dates

My first trip to Iowa Speedway was in 2014. That was the season that they extended the distance of the race from 250 laps to 300, rebranding it: the Iowa Corn 300. It was under the lights and it was my first time experiencing a Verizon IndyCar Series night race in person… trust me when... Continue Reading →

Pagenaud Clinches 5th pole of 2016; 500th pole for Team Penske

I’m about to throw a whole bunch of facts and figures your way. Are you guys ready? I promise they are really fun stats, not boring ones. You on board? Okay, awesome. Simon Pagenaud, driver of the neon yellow No. 22 Menards Team Penske Chevy, has achieved some seriously impressive things this season. The French... Continue Reading →

Ten Years of Racing at Iowa Speedway

This weekend marks the 10th Indy car race at Iowa Speedway. Over the nine races that have been run thus far, Honda has been the victor for seven. It is only fair to note that the first five years of the race, Honda was the only engine manufacturer for IndyCar. Since Chevrolet returned to the... Continue Reading →

Keep Your Eye on Iowa This Weekend

Alright, let’s do this quick because we have less than 48 hours! Here's a look at track activity for the Verizon IndyCar Series Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway, along with the when and where so you don’t miss a thing! This year in Iowa, we will go to a day race. While talking to... Continue Reading →

Track Tech: Verizon Wireless’ Samsung S6 Edge

Stunning. That’s really the only word to describe my initial impression of the Samsung S6 Edge. I reviewed the Black Sapphire unit and it was truly unlike anything I’d seen. The screen spanned from side to side and around the namesake edge of the phone, creating a unique appeal. Powering up the unit was also... Continue Reading →

American Love Story: IndyCar & Iowa Speedway

Tonight was the first time since 2006 that IndyCar saw an all-American podium. The Indianapolis 500 that year had a podium consisting of race winner, Sam Hornish, Jr. plus the father-son combination of Marco Andretti & Michael Andretti running P2 and P3! The Iowa Corn 300 ended with all of us wondering if we were... Continue Reading →

What a Difference a Week Makes – Helio Grabs Pole in Iowa

At the beginning of this week, Helio Castroneves wasn’t permitted to qualify for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 due to late presentation of his car at the Milwaukee Mile. He did not allow this to become a wrench in his weekend however, making his way through traffic, circling the track smoothly for the duration of... Continue Reading →

Track Tech: Verizon Wireless' Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Tablet

During the month of July, I reviewed the Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Note Pro. This tablet quickly became my go-to device for just about everything. Letting it go was not easy and I highly suggest picking one up if you are busy, on-the-go and would love to have one device to reference for not just... Continue Reading →

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