Browsing the "Cup Series" Category

July 2, 2010 - 8 Comments

In a recent web posting on WIRED Magazine’s website, wired.com, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was featured in “The 10 Greatest Racetracks from Outerspace”.  Some of the other...

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June 17, 2010 - 2 Comments

On the surface, it would have appeared that two of the three major worldwide motor races last weekend were compelling as hell, and one was not. The...

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June 2, 2010 - 1 Comments

Say what you will about the 2010 Indianapolis 500, but the right man won. Anyone who disagrees with that either had too many pops while watching the...

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May 22, 2010 - 3 Comments

When it comes to trivia bench racing, save this one until the rent money is on the table. Question: Before Nigel Mansell in 1993, who was the...

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May 18, 2010 - 0 Comments

You know it’s a bit of a strange racing weekend when two legends are penalized for going TOO fast. But that’s exactly what happened last weekend at...

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May 10, 2010 - 1 Comments

A funny idea swept through my brain over a light beer – YUCK, but buddies brought a ton of it to my house May 1 for the...

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May 8, 2010 - 0 Comments

First, an apology. My weekly racing blog on the IMS Facebook page, “Slowing Down On The Backstretch,” has gone dark for the last few weeks. It’s been...

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May 5, 2010 - 4 Comments

He was a halfback in high school, played four years of semi-pro football and was offered a tryout with the Washington Redskins. But he turned to auto...

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May 3, 2010 - 1 Comments

Over the past three weeks, we’ve been thrashing on the new indianapolismotorspeedway.com, and part of that time has included a fair amount of Photo Vault viewing. Over 100...

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April 23, 2010 - 0 Comments

The Toyota Grand Prix I’m a firm believer in racing karma, good and bad. And both kinds of karma were on display last weekend in the NASCAR...

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