Pole Day Fiasco

This morning in practice 1, Ed Carpenter lost control of his Chevy powered IndyCar and crashed hard into the turn 2 wall.  There was damage done to the safer barrier and track officials began fixing the issue.  That is when the fiasco began.  All the drivers were in their cars on pit road waiting for … Continue reading Pole Day Fiasco

Indy 500 Qualifying Day 1

Today is the first day of qualifying for the Indy 500.  The weather could play a role today as it’s very overcast and there is rain heading towards Terre Haute from Southern Illinois.  Hopefully each qualifier can get one qualifying attempt in today so that it isn’t crammed into Sunday. I’ve been looking at my … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying Day 1

The Grand Prix of Indianapolis: The Perfect Complement to the Indy 500

A couple of years ago, a hot topic of heated controversy and immutable opinions revolved around whether it would be a good idea to add a weekend at the IMS road course to the IndyCar schedule. Many said “yes”, because more races are better than less, IndyCar’s local fan base in Indianapolis will automatically offer attendance, … Continue reading The Grand Prix of Indianapolis: The Perfect Complement to the Indy 500