Browsing the "Verizon IndyCar Series" Category

September 8, 2010 - 2 Comments

Time for a quick merry-go-round to see what’s shaking and baking in the motorsports world today, with tasty links to full stories elsewhere on the Interwebs about these topics, to...

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September 3, 2010 - 5 Comments

Donald Davidson on Rick Mears victory in 1988

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August 2, 2010 - 5 Comments

Occasionally the Speedway plays host to special VIP experiences for race fans. Actor, producer and director, Rob Reiner, just happened be that special fan today! Just to name a few,...

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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 Le Mans 24...

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May 28, 2010 - 7 Comments

Today is one of the biggest days of the month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Miller Lite Carb Day. It traditionally is the final practice for the Indianapolis 500 field,...

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May 27, 2010 - 1 Comments

The year was 2002, and the big issue was Helio Castroneves and Paul Tracy for the Indianapolis 500 victory. But another driver could very well have won that race except...

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May 26, 2010 - 0 Comments

Airton Dare became one of the Brazilians that migrated to Indianapolis in the past decade. “My first year was a really good race,” he said. “I was 21st, I think....

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May 14, 2010 - 6 Comments

The year was 1993 and media people and fans swarmed around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to see Formula One champion Nigel Mansell in an Indy car. Virtually ignored was a...

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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 very, very busy...

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