Brain Dump: Mid Ohio 2018

Alex Rossi wins another race in dominant fashion, and your humble host isn’t really interested in him. At least not this week. I mean, he certainly earned the win, but like his win at the Indy 500 it was strategy-based and not like “I’m going to run circles around everyone”-based. No, that was the plan […]

Brain Dump: Road America 2018

Road America is probably my favorite road course of the Indycar season, because its long (straight-ish?) straightaways are conducive to that essential element of racing, overtaking. Yes, it’s like 4 miles long, but somehow cars are still finding ways to go around each other. And that, as Martha Stewart would say, is a good thing. […]

Brain Dump: Detroit 2018

The most difficult part of this whole “brain dump” exercise is trying to identify a pattern for forming coherent thoughts, and in some ways it’s made easier by having two races on a weekend. For instance, this could be a post about Scott Dixon’s win in the first race in Detroit and his magnificent career. […]

Brain Dump: Long Beach 2018

(Pardon your humble host for posting this a few days after the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Consider the name of this site before passing too much judgement.) There is a word that can summarize this race rather eloquently. The word is “beatdown”. Technically that may be two words smooshed together to form some compound […]

Brain Dump: Phoenix 2018

You might recall that last year your humble host ended up in Victory Lane with my wonderful family, hanging with our friend-for-a-day, Simon Pagenaud. And although the 2018 version of the Phoenix race didn’t have quite the storybook tale for us personally, there was definitely more excitement for the all fans to enjoy compared to […]