Episode 297 UMMM-Cast – OpenPaddock.net

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSAfter a month of life interfering, Doug, John & Tom are back to recap the astounding finish at Le Mans that had us all gobsmacked, not to mention the Formula One soap opera from Toronto to Baku. The Verzon IndyCar Series gets more than a nod with four races that resulted in two solid hits, one strikeout and an out-of-the-park home run! (Sorry for the American baseball references, Tom!)

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Episode 272 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSPodcast #272 for Tuesday June 9th, 2015.  This week in Rally we review some of the happenings out at STPR round 5 of the Rally America Championship, preview WRC Sardinia, and discuss Red Bull GRC round 1 in Ft. Lauderdale as well as the results from GRC X-Games.  In our mixed motorsports John gives us his viewpoints on the Grand Prix of Montreal, and we tell you how best to watch the upcoming 24hrs of Le Mans this weekend.  IndyCar has…

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Episode 191 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSKevin, Mike, Mike, and Doug review IndyCar’s double-header at Detroit and admit surprise that it didn’t suck. We also offer opinion on the technical plan Walker has for IndyCar, and we discuss the news from Formula 1. Mike Shaw recaps the STPR Rally and the Acropolis Rally, and we collectively fire Shaun for being back in the States and not joining us on the show. A reminder from last week’s show that the Kansas City Region SCCA will…

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IndyCar – Round 5: Chevrolet Indy Duel in Detroit Preview

What: Chevrolet Indy Duel in Detroit Where: Belle Isle Circuit, Detroit, MI Who: Scott Dixon led flag to flag in 2012, but the track has been changed and Hondas are struggling. Takuma Sato won the last road/street event at the Anhembi Circuit in Sao Paulo, but had a rather lackluster Month of May. Marco Andretti enters the race weekend as points leader, exhibiting his offseason efforts to become more consistent. When: 3:30pm EDT, ABC, both Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2  Storylines Tony Kanaan looks to continue the momentum from…

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Indycar-Top 10 Stories of 2012 Part 1

This past season may have been one of the best seasons Indycar has experienced in many years. An unexpected champion, engine competition, a bold new chassis and famous fresh faces all made 2012 a season for the record books. But, like most things Indycar, stupidity in the background overshadows good on the track. I’ve been giving some thought on the 2012 season and how it played out. In this two part series, I’ll break down what I felt were the top ten stories of the 2012 IZOD Indycar Series season.…

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Indycar-Detroit Grand Prix-Dixon Dodges Ditch Disaster

Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon absolutely dominated the competition on Belle Isle to handily win the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Dixon not only won the race, but he also won pole and led every lap. As most everyone predicted, there wasn’t much happening up front between Dixon’s dominance, the tight ARMCO and concrete canyons of the Belle Isle Circuit, the neutered track layout and EJ Viso doing a fabulous job holding up traffic for 27 mind numbing laps. Oh, then the track started coming apart. It’s a…

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Indy Lights – Belle Isle Recap

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Who says you can’t pass at Belle Isle? No one told the Firestone Indy Lights drivers that! On a weekend that ended on a sour note as the aging circuit began to disintegrate half-way through the IZOD IndyCar Series race, the Firestone Indy Lights series proved that Belle Isle could provide good, exciting racing. Qualifying: The car-count woes continue to plague the Firestone Indy Lights series as only 14 entries signed up for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix at Raceway at Belle Isle Park. Of those fourteen, only…

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