Newgarden gets Chevrolet win in a slippery first race in Detroit

(Image: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media) With a near slip-n-slide for a track, Josef Newgarden makes it another win in quick succession for Team Penske with a win for the title sponsor, Chevrolet in the first of the two races here in Detroit. The Penske driver, lead 25 of the 43 laps today in contention … Continue reading Newgarden gets Chevrolet win in a slippery first race in Detroit

Short Revs, May 24, 2018: The Double Points, Double Weekend Edition

Welcome to one of the most awaited weekends in racing (aside from the fast-approaching 24 Hours of Le Mans just three weeks away). Enjoy your morning coffee as Formula 1 takes the narrow and magnificent streets of Monaco. Bask in the afternoon sun in the bleachers (or at home) as you watch the Indianapolis Motor … Continue reading Short Revs, May 24, 2018: The Double Points, Double Weekend Edition

Short Revs, May 4, 2018

It’s MAY. Welcome to the best month in racing. That’s all you need to know. Also, May the 4th be with you…. (Image: Simon Pagenaud stands with his greatest work of art in the #INDYCARautographbattle. From IndyCar media.) INDYCAR #INDYCARautographbattle Just as things were starting to cool off, it appears the shenanigans have hit an … Continue reading Short Revs, May 4, 2018

Short Revs, April 27, 2018: The “weekend eve” of the Month of May Edition

We’re just a few days away from the month of May, otherwise known as the biggest and best month in racing--in Indianapolis. While IndyCar enjoys a short break before things get going at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, there's still racing to look forward to this weekend. Back to Baku anyone? INDYCAR Sweet Rainy Alabama There was … Continue reading Short Revs, April 27, 2018: The “weekend eve” of the Month of May Edition

Short Revs, April 20, 2018

A busy two days in motorsports last weekend with F1, Formula E, IndyCar and IMSA series all hitting the track. Included this week is short racing recaps so you’re prepared going into this quiet weekend. (Image: Rossi leading the field in Long Beach. Credit to Chris Owens, IndyCar media site) INDYCAR Rossi wins Long Beach … Continue reading Short Revs, April 20, 2018

Short Revs, April 13, 2018

Gear up for a full weekend of racing with IndyCar and IMSA in California at the scenic street course of Long Beach. Journey with F1 for the Chinese GP and Formula E returns for the second half of its season for an inaugural race in Rome. Photo from Audi Formula E Twitter account with Daniel … Continue reading Short Revs, April 13, 2018

Short Revs, March 9, 2018

Racing season is finally, truly here as we gear up for the 2018 IndyCar season kicking off in St. Petersburg, FL. While we can speculate how that race is going to end, those new, racier body kits promise a mix-up compared to prior seasons. From St. Pete, get ready for a race weekend, just about … Continue reading Short Revs, March 9, 2018

Short Revs, February 23, 2018

After too many cars on the GpGrl.com page, it was essential to change it up this week. Reality shows are probably not quite your thing either, but it’s only fair Rossi and Daly receive a sweet send-off for making it through to the season finale of The Amazing Race. The photo, posted on Rossi and … Continue reading Short Revs, February 23, 2018

Short Revs, February 16, 2018

Bringing the drama and the excitement, there is almost too much going on in racing this week. From Danica Patrick landing her final racing ride for the Indy 500 to a scuffle between the Formula 1 and Formula E bosses, here is what happened this week in racing. Featured image: The Haas F1 car did … Continue reading Short Revs, February 16, 2018

Short Revs, February 9, 2018

A relatively quiet week in motorsports, as there are some big breaks in-between IMSA (next up Sebring) and Formula E (next up is Mexico City) races the last couple of weeks. Formula 1 is heating up, and IndyCar owns the media feeds with testing and media days in Phoenix. (Featured image: Scott Dixon with new … Continue reading Short Revs, February 9, 2018

Short Revs, February 3, 2018: The Late, Late Edition

Short Revs 2.2.2018 The 2018 racing season is truly underway and there is more news than I know what to do with. But for now, here’s the best of the week and weekend. (And apologies for the delay. Lost a family member this week and things were put on hold. Thank you for being patient … Continue reading Short Revs, February 3, 2018: The Late, Late Edition

Short Revs, January 26, 2018: Live from Daytona Edition

Good morning race fans! It is here, the beginning of the 2018 IMSA season. And lucky for you, I’m here in the middle of it all in the quite beautiful (and much warmer than Detroit) Daytona Beach, FL. To kick off race weekend, I’m doing a special Daytona edition, with the qualifying results for the … Continue reading Short Revs, January 26, 2018: Live from Daytona Edition

Short Revs, January 19, 2018

Pictured: Mahindra Racing's Felix Rosenqvist poses triumphantly after nabbing his second consecutive win in Marrakesh last weekend, landing him the lead in the Formula E championship. F1 (Image Williams Martini Racing) Williams F1 announced on Tuesday that 22-year-old Russian driver, Sergey Sirotkin, will replace the (again) retired Felipe Massa for the team. Many were surprised … Continue reading Short Revs, January 19, 2018

Short Revs, January 12, 2018

Featured image from F1 site. Oh the colors! F1 F1 New Rules and Regulations…F1 released the new technical rules and sporting regulations for the 2018 season. And oh does it get interesting… Sporting regulations for the 2018 season include: - Only three engines are allotted for each team to use this season, down from four for the … Continue reading Short Revs, January 12, 2018

Short Revs, January 5, 2018

Decided on a shorter, better (cuter) name for this, playing off of "Short Reads" with "Short Revs"--bringing to you the little bits of racing you might not have caught earlier on this week. F1 Teams have begun to poke their heads back out after the 2017 season and holidays to gear up and train for … Continue reading Short Revs, January 5, 2018