Brain Dump: Texas 2017

In 1997 Texas Motor Speedway garnered national attention when AJ Foyt took to slapping and shoving Arie Luyendyk after the race. Twenty years later, countless highlight reels will show Texas again, but this time for on-track car-on-car violence. It’s not often that a race is best finished under yellow, and yet a case could be made […]

Brain Dump: Barber 2017

With a little luck, specifically bad luck directed towards his teammate, Josef Newgarden has now notched his fourth Indycar series win. For what it’s worth he has now surpassed Max Papis and Tony Stewart, and has tied Bryan Herta and Mike Conway. Is there anyone who DOESN’T think Newgarden will surpass Herta and Conway this […]

Brain Dump: Long Beach 2017

Well, that was certainly fantastic! James Hinchcliffe’s win at Long Beach was the icing on his comeback cake, and everybody loves cake, right? You’d have to be a heartless cyborg sent from the future to not feel a excited at this, and in case you are, no, my name isn’t Sarah Connor. You’ve got the […]

Here we go: Indycar drivers to appear on Celebrity Family Feud…vs swimsuit models

Full disclosure: the last time I watched Family Feud it was hosted by Richard Dawson. Maybe the kids today would recognize him as that dude in “The Running Man“. From indycar.com: Five Verizon IndyCar Series drivers – Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan, James Hinchcliffe, Will Power and Conor Daly – will join forces to represent INDYCAR […]

Have a pint in Hinchtown

Welcome to Monday, the most miserable day of the week. Derived from the Latin “Monus”, which means “miserable”. At least that’s the way I remember it from my three years of taking Latin in high school. (Yes, now you all know your humble host went to Catholic school. And yes, three years of Latin is […]