New Layout for Edmonton

This evening Canadian race promoters, Octane Racing Group, released a picture of the new layout for the IZOD IndyCar race at Edmonton. The original configuration for the city centre airport circuit has received much criticism since its inception in 2005 (then a Champ Car event). Multiple slow and medium speed corners broke up several all … Continue reading New Layout for Edmonton

2010 IZOD IndyCar Season Review

Dario Franchitti What is left to say about Dario Franchitti? A third title and a second Indy 500 win added much to the reputation of the popular Scot. Despite trailing Will Power for the length of the season, a steady string of podiums, including wins at Mid-Ohio and Chicagoland were enough to overhaul the Penske … Continue reading 2010 IZOD IndyCar Season Review

Shredding Carbon: The KV Problem

What a time to be in Jimmy Vasser's or Kevin Kalkhoven's shoes.  Their KV Racing Technology team has been forced to rebuild more cars in a single IndyCar season than most teams would car to do in five, as their trio of regular drivers - Takuma Sato, Mario Moraes and EJ Viso - and part-time … Continue reading Shredding Carbon: The KV Problem

Time, Part 1 (IRL)

It's been a strange year for the IRL thus far in 2009 - a poor global economy, Tony George ousted at the Indianapolis Speedway, some surprisingly processional oval races and virtual dominance from two teams has brought the series in for a lot of criticism from all sides. On the other hand though, we have … Continue reading Time, Part 1 (IRL)