A view from the clouds: IndyCar thrilled with Alonso’s decision to run Indy 500

So unless you have been living under a rock, you probably heard the announcement that two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will forego the illustrious Monaco Grand Prix in favor of racing’s crown jewel event, the Indianapolis 500. Upon awakening to the news Wednesday morning, an uneasy thought entered my mind: Could it still … Continue reading A view from the clouds: IndyCar thrilled with Alonso’s decision to run Indy 500

Press Release: Two-time F1 champion Alonso to compete in 101st Indianapolis 500

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

Opinion: IndyCar taking it slow, doing it right with 2018 car

(Photo credit: IndyCar.com) Last Wednesday the Verizon IndyCar Series released the newest renderings showcasing their 2018 universal chassis, and to generally rave reviews. Long-time supporters praised the car for its throwback to traditional IndyCar roots, while modern-era fans appreciated the sleeker body style and those found in the middle seem either unimpressed or uninterested. What … Continue reading Opinion: IndyCar taking it slow, doing it right with 2018 car

2017 IndyCar schedule made with smoke, and mirrors-But we fans get it! Don’t we?

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?