Tag Archives: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson Will Win the Brickyard 400 on Sunday
July 26, 2013

by Kent Sterling Telling you that Jimmie Johnson will pilot his #48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy to a fifth Brickyard 400 win shouldn’t spoil the surprise for you. Johnson has won four of the last seven Brickyards, and that is reason enough to predict with confidence that it will happen again on Sunday. Winning at the […]

Indy 500 Needs a Re-Boot, a Villain, and a Leader – Mark Miles Is the Guy to Do It
June 11, 2013

by Kent Sterling [ed. note – Since posting earlier this morning, I have added an 11th necessity to the list below.] The Indianapolis 500 has not exactly been nimble in evolving forward throughout the years, and as a result there is eroding local interest and entrenched national apathy in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Creative […]

Indy 500 Needs an Infusion of Drama to Rekindle Interest
May 30, 2013

by Kent Sterling The Indy 500 was a better event in 1992, and every year prior than it is today.  The legacy of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing is one of innovation, speed, and safety.  Over the last 17 years, the speeds have slowed, the innovation has stagnated, and safety is sadly not a point […]

Pole Day at Indy: Ed Carpenter’s Party
May 21, 2013

by Bert Beiswanger Predicting the pole winner going into Saturday as qualifications took place for the 2013 Indy 500 was as unpredictable as the weather. But the weather delay didn’t dampen the excitement, nor the enthusiasm from the crowd as Indianapolis’ own Ed Carpenter won the honor to pace the field of 33 for the […]

Kurt Busch Testing at Indy
May 9, 2013

by Bert Beiswanger A few days ago, I wrote a piece praising the excitement in the IZOD IndyCar Series right now and the refreshing new storylines heading into the Month of May and the 2013 Indy 500: Hinchcliffe Puts the Hammer Down Heading to Indy One exciting thing I didn’t touch on is the fact […]

Hinchcliffe Puts the Hammer Down Heading to Indy
May 6, 2013

by Bert Beiswanger Last year during the Month of May, local microbrewery Flat12 Bierwerks brewed up a special beer in honor of affable Canadian and IZOD IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe. It was called the Hinchtown Hammer Down ale. Putting the hammer down is exactly what the Mayor of Hinchtown did Sunday, passing Takuma Sato in […]