Category Archives: Great Drivers

Sebastian Vettel Designs a Crossover

Who would have thought?  Frankly a Formula One champion is not where I would be looking for design hlep on a crossover, but Infinity has a sponsorship relationship with the Red Bull F1 team and you can even see it … Continue reading

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Senna – a film documentary you do not want to miss

Senna is arguably the greatest Formula One driver ever and he achieved that status in one of the sweet spots in F1 racing.  Now has come an excellent documentary of his racing life that you will not want to miss.

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Forty Years Ago – the Cannonball

Forty years ago the US was deep into the Vietnam conflict with a great deal of protest from the public.  The Woodstock music festival and the Kent State massacre were behind us and Watergate and a federal mandated 55 mph … Continue reading

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Paul Tracy and Dragon Racing

Jay Penske picked up the pieces of de Ferran Dragon Racing and Luczo Dragon Racing and now has taken the helm of Dragon Racing.  In the fashion of a true type”A” Jay is making a silk purse out of a … Continue reading

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Paul Tracy – Another Season with a Penske

  For the past couple of years Paul Tracy has been filling his time not on the track but as Tanner Foust’s foil on the SPEED TV show, Battle of the Supercars.  Now he will return to the track as … Continue reading

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Formula One – Understanding the New Rules

Sunday’s race ended with Vettel taking the pole and the top spot on the podium.  Hamilton brought up second spot, at times more than 16 seconds behind Vettel, and Vitaly Petrov came in third.  Webber was dumbfounded at coming in … Continue reading

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Top of Mount Washington – Rally Style

Mount Washington is the highest spot east of the Mississippi.  It has some of the harshest weather in the U.S. and, in fact, has a weather station on top chained to the mountain.  When Pratt and Whitney needs to test … Continue reading

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Formula One Plea for Equality

Formula One regulations are often as changeable as US tax code and at times as difficult to fathom.  This year’s F1 season has been one of the most fun ones to watch with plenty of excitement and competitive spirits.  So … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the upcoming Indy 500

After watching the interview with Danica after her qualifying attempt and observing the activities in the related garages at Indy the past week I have a few thoughts to share. Michael Andretti is fielding five cars this year.  That is … Continue reading

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2010 Indy 500 Tech

Logistics One of the venues for the Indy series of races is Brazil.  So how do you move 54 race cars and all of the associated equipment to Brazil?  You pack two 747 aircraft with everything but the people.  Included … Continue reading

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