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: Toronto 2017

We don’t know if Michael Andretti is a Molson man or a Labatt’s man, but other than celebrating Takuma Sato’s win at the Indy 500 he hasn’t had much reason to kick back and enjoy a cold one after a race weekend. Sure, none of his drivers got the win, but a 2nd, a 4th, […]

Brain Dump: Iowa 2017

It sure looks like Iowa is where Indycar drivers go to lose back monkeys. Yes, the story of the day was that Helio Castroneves was finally able to break some unfathomable three-year winless streak, but really there was reason for all three podium drivers to breathe a huge sigh of relief. Everyone, enjoy the champagne. […]

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 […]