Category Archives: INDYCAR

2016 Indy 500 Preview – Live from Indianapolis!

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download For the first time the latest edition of the OpenPaddock band has come together in person at the most famous racing venue in the world.  After having a splendid Cajun dinner at Yats on Mass in downtown Indianapolis, Mike Shaw, John Olsakovski, Doug Patterson, and the long lost Mike Whitesell give some impromptu predictions (if

Episode 295 UMMM-Cast – OpenPaddock.net

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is likely the last UMMM Cast until after Indy. Tom and I share morning beverages (for once!) as we discuss the great Red Bull driver swap going into the the Spanish Grand Prix. The Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis was a great race, but it’s overshadowed by our excitement about the

Episode 294 UMMM-Cast – OpenPaddock.net

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The “better late than never” UMMM-Cast! It’s May and we’re all agog about our collective trip to Indianapolis! That’s not going to stop John, Tom and Mike from probing the end of Formula 1’s Asian swing and Vettel/Kvyat feud, IndyCar in both Long Beach and Barber (guess which one was exciting…) and Tom’s

Episode 293 UMMM-Cast – OpenPaddock.net

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download John, Doug and Tom wander the deserts of the world seeking exciting open-wheel racing. Was there any to be found in the oil-rich sands of Bahrain where the sheiks and the Eccelstones play? Perhaps thrills were afoot amidst the rocky crags around Phoenix International Raceway where IndyCar returned after over a decade! Come

IndyCar – 2016 Schedule Drops

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After my soggy trip to the United States Grand Prix (write-up forthcoming), I’m taking a sick day.  It’s legitimate, as I was fighting a sinus infection going into the weekend.  Slogging around in cold rain and wind didn’t help, I’m sure. So what happens on my sick day? Verizon IndyCar Series announces their 2016 schedule! About friggin’ time! Although, I

Video – Conor’s battle at Long Beach

Video – Conor’s battle at Long Beach

Friend of the show Conor Daly got a short-notice seat in Dale Coyne’ssecond car when Rocky Moran Jr. injured his thumb.  Conor made a great showing and even got a hard battle with James Jakes caught during a commercial break when they ran side-by-side. You almost had him going into the fountain, Conor.  

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