Ground(ed) Effects

Indycar and general autosport opinion

(CONTINUED FROM PART 2) …I used every bit of personal soft good to insulate my head from sound, returning to whatever form of rest I could muster… The next sound I remember hearing was the pitter of a merciful light rain on the tent. I noticed a more balmy temperature as well and settled my …

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(CONTINUED FROM PART 1) …joy turned to shock as we discovered.. the beer’s nearly ALL GONE!!Suddenly everything became difficult. Indecision reigned. The heat haze of 90-degree, May 29, seemed to choke our beer and meat-addled brains’ ability to comprehend reality. The steamy grass and gravel confines of Lot 2 had suddenly become a desperate place …

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For each of the estimated 375,000 race visitors who descend upon Speedway, Indiana any given Memorial Day weekend, I would conservatively estimate there MUST be no less than 5 stories to tell. When you extrapolate that, Rainman, you get 1 million, 875 thousand some odd stories… EVERY YEAR. Granted at least half of those fall into …

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THAT was maybe the most topsy-turvy Pole and Bump Day in recent history and maybe of all time.I can say that despite the all the nonsensicalness of who qualified when and where and got bumped and by whom…  I correctly predicted the outcome of qualifying…  for one driver anyway – Vitor Meira, middle of Row …

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