Penske Gives IMS a Valentine

Penske Gives IMS a Valentine

I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I came away from the announcement at Indianapolis Motor Speedway even more impressed with Roger Penske and what he can accomplish. It was just 100 days ago that he purchased the Speedway and the NTT Indycar Series.  There is a lot of...
It’s Too Quiet Around Here!

It’s Too Quiet Around Here!

This is one of my favorite times of the year. Yes, really it is! You probably think I’m crazy since we’re all tapping our fingers waiting for the racing season to begin. I’m with you but, what I like right now is the anticipation of a brand new season. All around the...
Safety First?

Safety First?

I write this on a sad anniversary, October 16th. Eight years ago, Dan Wheldon lost his life in a crash at Las Vegas. Each year we are sad, but remember a great champion and a nice guy. He was deservedly loved and admired, and we will never forget him. But this is not...
Why So Negative?

Why So Negative?

So, as I sit here on the night after a great Indy 500 race, I’m wondering what to write about. There were so many story lines, incidents, thrills and chills in the race that I just can’t decide on a topic right now.But then it hit me. Why isn’t IndyCar racing as or...
Curbs or Anarchy?

Curbs or Anarchy?

I’m at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin Texas covering IndyCars’ inaugural visit here, and a somewhat unexpected controversy has developed. You see the track at COTA has really large paved aprons and runoff areas on some corners and in some of those curves...