Just read this AP column by Jenna Fryer this morning, and I have a few thoughts and responses. First, Danica Patrick coming back to race the 500 would not generate NEAR the amount of buzz you think it would. Second, “the series seems to cater to it’s homegrown fans, and unfortunately often settles for mediocrity”???? You … Continue reading Editorial: Negative Nancy finally rears her head
Let me start off by saying that I do have a personal relationship with Stefan. I was a small part of the deal that put him in the Baltimore Grand Prix to run with Dale Coyne Racing alongside his brother. Hell, Stefan was a big reason why I started my business RacerSponsor. That May … Continue reading Editorial: Stefan Wilson – IndyCar Hero?
Indianapolis Motor Speedway & INDYCAR Press Release For Immediate Release Two-time F1 champion Alonso to compete in 101st Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, April 12, 2017) – The Indianapolis 500 has attracted another world champion to its driver field. McLaren announced today that Fernando Alonso, Formula One’s two-time champion and three-time runner-up, will compete in the … Continue reading Press Release: Two-time F1 champion Alonso to compete in 101st Indianapolis 500
P.J. Groenke Racing completed the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) season from October 7th to 9th as part of the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Grand Prix Presented by Nissan and it was a battle to the finish. P.J. Groenke Racing entered the final race weekend of the year leading the 2016 PWC Touring Car B … Continue reading PJ Groenke: Mazda Raceway
This race weekend had a very unorthodox start because we had a test day on Tuesday from 4PM to 7PM. Even though the test day started the race weekend early, it was very valuable to learn Watkins Glen because I had never driven there before. So I had the opportunity to familiarize myself with the … Continue reading Kyle Kaiser: Watkins Glen Recap
P.J. Groenke Racing competed in the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) Utah Motorsports Campus Grand Prix presented by Energy Solutions race weekend from August 12th to 14th as part of the Utah Supercar Grand Prix presented by Energy Solutions. Taking place on the counter clockwise 3.048 mile, 15-turn “perimeter course”, featuring a 3,400 feet front straight … Continue reading PJ Groenke: Utah Motorsports
2017 IndyCar schedule: March 12: St. Petersburg, Fla. (street race). April 9: Long Beach, Calif. (street race). April 23: Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala. (road course). April 29: Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, Ariz. (oval). May 13: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (road course). May 28: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500 (oval). … Continue reading 2017 IndyCar schedule made with smoke, and mirrors-But we fans get it! Don’t we?
The race weekend started on Friday morning with a practice session. Normally the track would have very low grip in our first session of the weekend, but because there was a promoter test the day prior for Pro Mazda and USF2000, the track had a ton of grip. The first session the car felt pretty … Continue reading Kyle Kaiser: Mid-Ohio Recap
What a crazy weekend at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course! I came into the weekend on a four race winning streak and tied for points in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Using all that momentum in Friday’s qualifying session I put my Team Pelfrey car in 2nd for race one and … Continue reading Aaron Telitz: Mid Ohio Recap
Topic 1: Will Power is on fire and has really closed the gap to championship leader Simon Pagenaud. Penske has the top 3 spots in the points with Helio in 3rd. So who ends up winning this championship? TonyD:I still think Pagenaud is the champion. He will be consistent to hold on for the crown. … Continue reading Fab 5: July Edition