Episode 222 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

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And, minutes on the heels of last week’s podcast, here is this week’s!

Open Paddock Episode #222 for Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

IndyCar

  • New Indy 500 Qaul procedures
  • Servia gets at least 4 races at RLL
  • Hawksworth gets BHA seat (instead of Luca Filipi)
  • Verizon…. almost a done deal
  • Long Beach puts off vote on F1 bid request to do due dilligence
  • Panther still trying to get a car on the grid, despite taking their name out of the running for Leader’s Circle money

MRTI

  • Broadcast schedule and on air talent for MRTI races

Rally

  • Ogier takes Rally Mexico win (see mike’s notes at end of show notes)
  • Results – Standings
  • Simon Pagenaud won his home rally

Sportscar

  • Sebring this weekend… first TUSCAR race brings changes to these hallowed grounds

Formula 1
Bernie talks up Azerbaijan….

  • hedging against Russia backlash
  • hey look over here… dont pay any attention to the trial
  • NBC & NBCSN announce F1 coverage details for the season
  • Melbourne preview
  • Horner worried that Merc could lap the field
  • Throttle and brake control by wire
  • Pirelli tires not on the hook
  • Predictions for Race:
    • Whitesell – Rossburg, Alonso, Massa… Ricciardo first out
    • Pechin – Rossburg, Kimi, Hamilton… Maldanoado first out