Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors

If you have visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing at any time between 1985 and the present, you have most likely heard the smooth, warm voices of Dave Calabro and Jim Nabors. Calabro, a fan of the Speedway first before eventually joining the public address team in 1985, was fortunate … Continue reading Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors

Mazda Road to Indy Offseason Update for December 2017

Check out Open-Wheels’ recap of headlines for the first two months of the offseason, featuring Rinus VeeKay’s impressive showing at the Chris Griffis test as well as his signing with Juncos Racing, Pato O’Ward’s search for a ride for 2018 and Colton Herta’s continued development as one of the more complete drivers in the Mazda … Continue reading Mazda Road to Indy Offseason Update for December 2017

Phoenix International Raceway to honor Mario Andretti’s 25th anniversary of final win

April 6th and 7th, 2018 was already a weekend that IndyCar, its teams and fans had circled on their calendars. The first oval race of the season and the first oval for the new universal aero kit will be held at ISM (currently Phoenix) Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Yesterday, a big announcement only added to … Continue reading Phoenix International Raceway to honor Mario Andretti’s 25th anniversary of final win

Press Release: Brian Barnhart joins Harding Racing as president

It has been formally announced this morning that Brian Barnhart, INDYCAR’s current race director and long-time competition executive, will leave the sanctioning body to pursue a position as president with Harding Racing. With the addition of Barnhart to lead the program, Harding appears to have made a statement regarding their full-time existence in INDYCAR.  They … Continue reading Press Release: Brian Barnhart joins Harding Racing as president

Dan and Dario: A void in the IndyCar paddock

As the warmth of IndyCar’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway begins to fade and the cold offseason takes a stronger hold, my thoughts begin to wander. This is a time where possibility is widespread in motorsport.  The winter months offer speculation, predictions, announcements and everything left in between.  We have seen Danica Patrick announce an … Continue reading Dan and Dario: A void in the IndyCar paddock