Ground(ed) Effects

Indycar and general autosport opinion

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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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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DZ’s Indycar Parody LyricsParody of ‘Rhythm Nation’ by Janet Jackson‘‘Pippa Nation’ by Dammit Hackson (aka:DZ, aka:@groundedeffects) With Twitter by our sideTo break the gender linesLet’s work together to improve a racer’s lifeOur voices to contesta racer in distressA racer nation full of courage come and Tweet with me-CHORUS-(Tweeple of the world Indy, are we looking …

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OK, so most everyone has seen the mighty Rubens Barrichello in the appetite-whetting video of his test in Sebring with the ever-present GoPro cameras, mobile devices, Facebookery, and Tweetering which documents all sorts of action and going-on these days.A fair bit of radio and print news has also emerged from the trickles and gushes of …

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