Browsing the "auto racing blog" Tag

May 24, 2013 - 1 Comments

Pancho Carter was destined to be a racer, almost before he was born. “My mom was pregnant with me, and she was down there when my dad...

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May 15, 2013 - 1 Comments

Billy Boat went through some trials and tribulations before he grabbed the pole position for the 1998 Indianapolis 500. “We crashed in practice right before qualifying,” Boat...

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September 13, 2010 - 1 Comments

One of the tasks my wife and I assign to our kids is to set the table before dinner. It’s not glamorous work, but it’s important. The...

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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...

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July 12, 2010 - 23 Comments

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson has been the expert on the history of the Racing Capital of the World since he arrived in Central Indiana in...

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May 30, 2010 - 2 Comments

Steam rising from coffee as silvery moonlight melds with the orange hue of sunrise. Four timing-and-scoring screens illuminating my seat here in the Media Center. Quiet times...

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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 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...

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