Category Archives: Racing

Coming Soon, Very Soon–PRI

Yes folks another year of Professional Racing Industry show in Indianapolis, Indiana.  I’ll be heading there next week and will bring you photos and commentary on this huge gathering of the racing fraternity. There are often many celebrities and we … Continue reading

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A Big 3 Day Weekend at VIR

Virginia International Raceway has opened up the full course track to host several great events this Friday through Sunday. The SportsCar Vintage Racing Association has come to VIR and brought along several classic vintage race cars. This Saturday I spent … Continue reading

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Formula E–Debuts

Olympic Park in Beijing China hosted the first of a series of races of this spec race.  It is the FIA’s attempt to create a Formula One type of racing experience but using all electric powered race cars. Like the … Continue reading

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Formula One–Please un-confuse me

I have been a long-time fan of Formula 1.  I lived through the sixties with the no-seatbelt and drivers surrounded by fuel tank era.  I lived through the seventies with the wobbly wings attached directly to the suspension and the … Continue reading

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Tommy Kendall–TransAm–He’s Back!!

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Indy Car: aero kits testing

When the DW12 was announced and being tested aero kits were going to be a part of it from day one.  That proved to blow team’s budgets so the kits were not part of the series until this year. Racer.com … Continue reading

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2014 Indianapolis 500–the series evolves

Yesterday Ed Carpenter grabbed the pole for the second year in a row.  He is the only driver owner team and lives in Indianapolis to boot.  He is a master of the ovals and has put together a top team. In 2012 … Continue reading

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VIR–A whole new track

Virginia International Raceway has a well deserved reputation as one of the great road courses in the United States.  I have enjoyed many track days there since 2000 and hope to continue to.  Over the years there have been a … Continue reading

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The New 2014 Formula One Season

The changes to F1 this year are enormous.  Smaller turbo engines and a completely new ERS (energy recovery systems) that mean far different braking, and much more torque.  The aerodynamics have been changed with smaller front wings, DRS (drag recovery … Continue reading

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PRI 2013–what it was

First of all it was terrific.  It is nice to see it back in Indianapolis.  Sure its colder than Orlando, FL. but come on, for the US this is the heart of racing. So here are some more photos of … Continue reading

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