Penske wins again with Simon Pagenaud for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.
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
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
If you needed to know one thing summing up this morning’s reveal of the 2018 IndyCar Universal Aero Kit at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) here in Detroit, it would be to expect that the aero kit is better, safer and will make for some exciting racing heading into the 2018 season. Fans … Continue reading The Bold and The Beautiful: IndyCar reveals the 2018 aero kit at NAIAS
There's no point in titling this with "Hamilton wins yet again, this time in Spa" or something along those lines, because let's be honest, we've exhausted those titles. It's grand that Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is as talented as he is, but a win isn't nearly as exciting or surprising anymore. It's more like "ah yes, … Continue reading And we’re back–to Spa!
I'm delayed and behind. The unfortunate part of having a home and spending six weeks in a row at the track while traveling with company, is it leaves little time for editing and the proper writing of thoughts or recaps of races. In the wee early hours of Saturday before my next day at the … Continue reading A quick snap from the Indy 500
(And in other news, a McLaren finally finished another race.) It only took 81 grand prixs to do it, but today, Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas finally won his first career F1 race at the Russian Grand Prix. Bottas's win was due first to a brilliant start at lights out. All weekend it looked as though Ferrari would … Continue reading Bottas Wins First F1 Race in Russia
This post is a little different from my usual. I wanted to share how my brilliant idea to try to squeeze a near 10-hour, 600-mile trip to Indianapolis for IndyCar testing into a day (yes, ONE day) went. You can formulate your own idea of the outcome, and/or continue reading. (Choose your adventure!) It started with a startling alarm … Continue reading 600 Miles to Indy