Ground(ed) Effects

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Just a few days ago, on a recent music-related trip to Nashville, Tennessee, I was also able to devote some impromptu time for what I will loquaciously describe as a ‘Friday PM Indycar Fan and Blogging Commiseration Summit’. In the maelstrom of the final hours before the 2013 Indy 500, I had several regretfully much-too-brief interactions …

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(this is a copy of the track review post I did for my friends over at Indycar UK, please check them out) Prologue:Pocono is set in the pastoral rolling hills of the eastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2 hours drive and triangulated nearly equidistant from the mega-metropolitan centers of New York City and Philadelphia.  For me however, …

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(This post was written on the last day of April, 2013 and, after 2 days of reflection and consideration, was posted)Tomorrow represents the figurative upswing of momentum and acceleration in Indycar toward the Memorial Day weekend classic and what I still believe is the single greatest of all auto races, The Indianapolis 500. Before the clock …

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Hanging OnHere in the middle-west of the USA, winter has seemingly clung all too desperately, truncating the typical spring rhythms. I’ve been guilty of staying too late at a good party myself, not listening to the signs that tell me “you’re done here”.  I often find it interesting how the subconscious / universe / nature …

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On the shiny precipice of a new Indycar season and, in following the News of the Indycar world through February 15, I find myself again wondering,  “What in the actual hell is going on?” OK, ok… o….  (deep, cleansing breath)…..  k… Been here before, I can manage it, just need to take a moment, go for a walk.Escape …

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The Superbowl not 24 hours old, Indycar fans who populate the Twitterverse almost immediately set about lamenting the amount of time we still have to wait for the 2013 Indycar season to start. This reminds me a bit of people (mostly younger, some old enough to know better) who choke down Thanksgiving dinner, speed through valued …

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With an innate sense of purpose, I’ve refused to post anything regarding the firing of Randy Bernard. Most of you have already heard my initial viewpoint via Twitter anyway (“I’m DONE with constantly being taken for a ride down a dark alley by Indycar”).Now 40 days on, and hopefully with the shock of the dismissal …

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