Indycar Slang Dictionary

As it has quite possibly been well overdue to become reality, (and since some insist that silly season isn’t really in full-swing yet) we here at the Ground(ed) Effects blog hereby provide an open space for Indycar fans to participate in (what I believe to be) the first ever Indycar Slang Dictionary.

Your valuable assistance will help reduce the painful embarrassment thousands of newer or lesser informed Indycar fans may be forced to endure every day around their workplace, home, forums, or Twitter accounts, by not having the best slang or popular reference associated with the sport of Indycar.  Please help us all keep abreast of the current and past lingo associated with the wildly popular Indycar Series by submitting today.

Please submit (either via email to or simply as a comment below) your Indycar slang words with part of speech, definition, and an example of how the word is used. While this space is meant to be fun and not an official product of Indycar, IMS, or Hulman & Co. branding in anyway, we also do not aim to violate any copyright laws, so…

NOTE: If your word is an unregistered trademark, unlicensed service mark, or registered trademark, please do not submit. If you want are unsure of the origin is trademarked,  please refer to The US Patent and Trademark Office registry or if the owners of such items wish to submit for reference, we will accept them here. 

Again, we are searching primarily only for slang or popular references. If you only have only a word of reference, we will attempt to complete the definition as best we can.  Further, we will attempt to continue to compile ad infinitum for posterity (or at least until people quit submitting/ceases to be fun).

Some early submissions include:
King Hiro
chrome horn
Princess Sparkle Pony

Please feel free to throw words here for submission. I’ll review them and contact you with any questions.  Many thanks for you assistance!

4 thoughts on “Indycar Slang Dictionary”

  1. Yellow ShirtGas man (Sneva)Either going to put it in the wall or in the showFlyin' HawaiianThe RocketDa MearsThe Racing DentistBronco BradThe Cowboy (RB)Alley CatsEyes on it…5 for FoytAJ's messing with the popoff valveSnake PitShiggy FeverCheever FeverBanzai RunRide BuyerFurnier (foreigner)Slowing down on the back stretchOn the bubbleBumb dayBubble popperShow us your …Happy HourIt's a transporter. Period.ZiggyYou just don't know what Indy meansSilly SeasonCheever SandwichUh Oh RobertoStay Cool RaoulRobinTenderloinCoke LotNorth 40Travelling CircusPeanuts in the garage


  2. Here's a few more:Yellow SubmarineBatmobileSilent SamWoosh MobileGomerThe Donald (and I don't mean trump!)Greasy Old Salad Bar (Eliseo Salazar)Uncle BobbyTo be real truthful with youSpider ManThat Darn CooganAndretti LuckSandbaggingSuper TexLone Star JRIt's not my fault….Roth the SlothWeepersWindow in Terre HauteMarco Greco wrote Foyt a CheckoPaging Felipe Giaffone at Babies R Us


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