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Jun '12

Belle Isle Indy Car Debacle

Hey IndyCar, that race sucked, get it off the schedule !!!!! Street races, at best, are not much more then a parade of cars interrupted by several full course yellows. Add a two hour delay because the pavement was “de-laminating” makes for nothing but a frustrating snooze fest. You should be refunding a lot of […]

May '12

Spin and Win ?

Well, not quite in the same spectacular fashion that Danny Sullivan did but.. Dario Franchitti picks up his third Indy 500 win after a close call with Takuma Sato when Sato dove in under Franchitti in the first turn of the last lap of the race went under the white line and lost it.  Sato […]

May '12

Nissan Delta Wing

With its small 300hp, 1.6-liter Nissan DIG-T turbo engine the Delta Wing will be running in this years  Le Mans 24 Hours on June 16-17 and possibly in the American Le Mans Series in 2013. Backing this project is Dan Gurney’s All American Racing outfit, American Le Mans Series founder and owner Don Panoz, two-time ALMS […]

May '12

Indy 500

So the field is set for this years Running of the Indy 500, “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” as they say.  Well lets hope it isnt another crash spectacle where the pace car gets the points for leading the most laps as it has in past years.   Ryan Bricoe, the first Aussie to win […]

Dec '09

Michael makes his return to F1

As reported at RACER and Autosports.com. Michael Schumacher will return to Formula 1 in 2010, with Mercedes GP. Along with Nico Rosberg making this an all German team. It will be interesting to see if he still has what it takes to compete at the top level of motorsports.