Indycar Ninja Warrior, part deux

This is an obligatory post. Last year your humble host found the idea of having Indycar drivers participate on American Ninja Warrior positively blogworthy. And so it was that Helio Castroneves, Josef Newgarden, and Tony Kanaan took their crack at the arduous obstacle course, and none of them got past the third stage. Sad trombone. […]

Brain Dump: St Petersburg 2017

Congratulations to Sebastien Bourdais, who channeled his inner 2006 to utterly dominate the St Petersburg Grand Prix of St Pete, or whatever it’s called. Since coming to the Indycar series Bourdais has achieved only a fraction of the success he garnered in Champ Car, but as he showed on Sunday he is still more than […]

In case you think you can beat Simon Pagenaud in a go kart

Here’s a bit of fun from the reigning Indycar champ, who shows that although most of us dream that we could be pretty fast in one of those fancy race cars, well, there’s a reason we’re sitting here on the internet instead of racing right now. The recap: Simon Pagenaud was challenged to a 10-lap […]

Jay Howard’s Indycar career brought out of mothballs

Suppose you were blessed with a sponsorship deal funding an entry in the Indianapolis 500 this year. Hooray for you! Would you survey the landscape of all available drivers and decide your guy/gal would be…Jay Howard? From Former Indy Lights champion Jay Howard will race the #77 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda at this year’s Indy […]