Author Archives: John Olsakovsky

Le Mans – Triumph, Agony and Controversy

Through various racing-related (or racing-adjacent) connections, I’ve been fortunate to gain a number of friends and acquaintances, all of whom I enjoy discussions about racing. One of my fellow “chatnecks” (an inside joke among one subgroup) wrote up his account of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.  Thanks speeddemon787!   You can’t make this stuff up for this year’s

Op Ed – A Racing Travesty

The Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb is one of those events that every racer looks at with respect and admiration, if not a desire to attempt. The race has claimed lives with hairpin curves winding up and around a mountain peak with no guardrails. That is FiA Grade “Are you kidding me?!?” Despite this, it’s almost a complete unknown that

IndyCar – 2016 Indianapolis 500 Galleries


Legends Day


Race Day


It’s taken far too long to get photos resized and watermarked and uploaded into galleries. At long last, they are uploaded.  These are hardly professional shots like you’d see form Brian or Doug. I’m just a race fan w/ a cellphone that takes pretty good pictures.  I hope you enjoy the photos as much as I had taking them! Carb