Tag Archives: Marco Andretti

Fixing IndyCar not so tough – increase drama by hiring polarizing drivers
June 29, 2015

by Kent Sterling Without emotional investment in the men and women operating the machines, IndyCar is just fast and pretty cars driving in circles. Speed is relative and does not create drama.  Pretty cars are not dramatic.  Wrecks are not necessarily dramatic.  Competition among rivals is dramatic. IndyCar drivers are incredibly well-mannered and nice.  They […]

As Attention Turns to Indy 500, Honda Teams Hope for Better Results
May 11, 2015

by Bert Beiswanger Chevy versus Honda: Just past the quarter pole of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, Chevy’s dominance stood out on the road courses. Honda’s lack of results stood out, as well, and left teams frustrated. If you aren’t Graham Rahal and Rahal Letterman Racing right now and you are a Honda IndyCar Series […]

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 […]

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 […]