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, 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

Survivor: IndyCar at Texas Motor Speedway Edition

Wild. Shocking. Enraging. "Adorable." These were just some of the words used by viewers, drivers and commentators to describe Saturday night's Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at the Texas Motor Speedway. A newly paved track surface and brand new Firestone composite tires were promised to make for a more spectacular show at Texas, but I don't … Continue reading Survivor: IndyCar at Texas Motor Speedway Edition

First Oval Win and First Win of the Season for 2016 IndyCar Series Champ Pagenaud

Defending 2016 IndyCar Series Champion Simon Pagenaud survived the first oval of the year and won his very first oval race, as well as his first race of the 2017 season at the Desert Diamond Phoenix Grand Prix in Arizona. And although Robin Miller may have had something going with the race possibly being a rendition … Continue reading First Oval Win and First Win of the Season for 2016 IndyCar Series Champ Pagenaud

Castroneves Gets the Pole (And a Fancy Watch For His 20 Years) in Phoenix

Thursday night, IndyCar threw a wonderful celebration of Tony Kanaan and Helio Castroneves's 20 years with IndyCar, complete with digs at the two drivers and a beautiful, customized watch gift from Tag Heuer. Castroneves then gave himself a little extra present Friday with the fastest average lap of qualifying at 194.905 MPH, giving him the pole … Continue reading Castroneves Gets the Pole (And a Fancy Watch For His 20 Years) in Phoenix

Hello Hinchtown (Long Beach), California

Other possible blog titles I considered: "Andretti Autosport Just Could Not Catch a Break in Long Beach" "Bourdais Goes From Almost Last to Almost First"    Our favorite Canadian, James Hinchcliffe, took the well-deserved win at Long Beach this weekend. He drove a considerably solid race considering the rest of the field turned out to be … Continue reading Hello Hinchtown (Long Beach), California

600 Miles to Indy

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