Episode 227 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

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Mike, Doug, and Mike run the show tonight as Fearless Leader is on vacation and constructing a sand sculpture of the Mercedes F1 car. We review the mindless carnage from Long Beach in IndyCar, and the continued dominance of the veterans Veach and Chaves in Indy Lights, celebrate Colin Clark, the Voice of Rally, coming to the Oregon Trail Rally, and place odds on who’s head is going to roll next at Ferrari.

OpenPaddock.net Podcast – Episode #227, Tuesday, April 15, 2014

IndyCar
Long Beach
Surprise quali results
Race Review
RHR bravado causes 6 car pileup
Will Power surprised he wasn’t penalized
Scott Dixon vs Justin Wilson
Results – Standings
Indy 500 Stuff
Bell to race for KV
Karam to race for Ganassi
Buddy to race for Lazier Partners
Panther is out
Quali format revisions, Monday practice addition
Robby Gordon to test his truck at IMS
Westboro Baptist to protest 500

MRTI
Indy Lights Long Beach Recap
Next MRTI Events at Barber – Brian McKay on site!

SCCA
KCR Solo Event #2 Recap – Art and Joy of Racing in the Rain
Next KCR Event – May 3rd (and hopefully dry)

Rally
Peugeot unveils new Dakar beast
WRC teams and promoter talks continue after TV debacle
Loeb wins again – Race #2 at Marrakech WTCC finished 2nd in Race #1
Obvious where Citroen’s money is going as performance unmatched by rivals
Rally America – Antoine L’Estage looking for help by selling limited edition Tees
Even Pastrana bought a few!
Rally America – WRC coming to the USA? Not really, but we do get Colin Clark!
Oregon Trail Rally spectator guide released
This weekend ERC goes to Ireland

Formula 1
FIA upholds Red Bull fuel penalty, hears arguments from Merc
Sign of things to come? Russian Superbike round cancelled.
Sanctions could affect Russian drivers
What Max has to say about Ze V6 turbos
Domenicalli resigns from Ferrari. Brawn, Bell, Berger? Luca to follow?
Boogity boogity boogity, lets eat soda cookies!
China preview