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 […]

Brain Dump: Sonoma 2017

The last two seasons have worked out well for Indycar fans in that the winner of the final race turned out to be the winner of the series championship. That makes the podium celebration a little more festive and a little less awkward for everyone. But this year, thanks perhaps to Team Penske orders, we […]

Brain Dump: Watkins Glen 2017

Like any sport that has been around for decade, Motorsport has many wise sayings. Adages like “To finish first, first you must finish”. And “You can win a race on the first lap, but you can definitely lose it.” And of course, “Don’t every pick a fight with AJ Foyt, even if you’re a swarm […]

Brain Dump: Gateway 2017

Last week someone published a statistic that there were 800 overtakes in this year’s Indycar series event at Pocono. It would be surprising if there were more than 80 legitimate overtakes at Gateway, which is just nuts when you think that short(er) tracks like Gateway and Phoenix are supposed to have more passing. The world […]

Brain Dump: Mid Ohio 2017

Perhaps it was for the best that the Mid Ohio event was initially broadcast on CNBC, because for Indycar fans this race had all the excitement of a discussion of bond prices. No biggie. Sometimes snoozers happen. You probably needed the nap anyways. And while the broadcast team anchored by Kevin Lee, Paul Tracy, and […]