OpEd – Who made the #DickMove on Sunday?

Editor’s Note: Today’s OP-Ed piece comes from one of the long-time fans of the site and occasional contributor John Olsakovsky. If you have an opinion about motorsports that you’d like to share with the world, do what John did! Write up your thoughts and send it to us in an email or hit us up on Facebook! Afterall, this is motorsports commentary for the fans, BY the fans. Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix at Sonoma was a farce. I hesitate to call it a race. Dixon said Power’s tire changer made…

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Spike Day: Free Simona!

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Apologies for the quiet week, our semester started Monday. As always the school was totally disorganized, and the bookstore was inept as usual causing me to have many things to deal with. I give a quick summary of fantasy picks at the bottom of the column. There is some more pressing news to discuss first. Don’t let that Simona back in, she is keeping Americans from having a job… Is this the logical fallacy the United States government has with Simona de Silvestro? She is not alone either, this problem…

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IndyCar – Photos from Infineon Raceway

Joe was fortunate enough to be in Sonoma for the IndyCar race at Infineon Raceway in support of the Racing for Cancer charity. While he was there, he was able to get some great photos for us. Enjoy! FIL and IICS from Infineon

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Firestone Indy Lights – 2009 Season Review – Battle for the Championship

Battle for the Championship Kentucky Speedway: The Kentucky 100 at the Kentucky Speedway was the 100th race for the Indy Racing League sanctioned Firestone Indy Lights series, although it looked like weather might put a damper on the celebration. The track was dry for the race, but qualifications were rained out resulting in the grid being determined by points. That gave the AFS/AGR team the front row. Wade Cunningham started from P4, right behind his nemesis from Iowa and championship contender Sebastian Saavedra in P2. JR Hildebrand, although being awarded…

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IndyCar – Post-Sonoma Soap Opera

If you missed the Sonoma race this weekend, you missed a lot. For the first time in many seasons, I remained conscious for the entirety of the race at Infineon. Now before the haters start digging into me, let me say (and if you read my Mid-Ohio post you’ll know this to be true) I love road courses. In fact, the circuit at Sears Point, aka Sonoma, aka Infineon, is a heck of a lot of fun to drive. Sadly, its not a heck of a lot of fun, typically,…

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IndyCar – When it Rains it Pours

This weekend the IndyCar series will be without two of its drivers after a massive practice accident. Nelson Philippe and Will Power had a nasty coming together during practice for this weekends race in Sonoma California. This continues to highlight a rough summer for race drivers as we have suffered 3 racing fatalities and another two that have seen serious injury to competitors. The accident happened at turn 3A which is a blind hill corner when Ryan Philippe spun for the second time and was then clipped in the nose…

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IndyCar – Sonoma Test

The teams from the IndyCar series are enjoying a break in the action this weekend, but next week it is off to Sonoma for the last road course of the year. This past week saw the teams test at Sonoma in preparation and Mike Conway was the man to beat. Conway who drives for Dreyer & Reinbold set a lap of 1m17.48s. This time was 0.2s quicker than that of Ryan Briscoe. Conway has shown he can be fast on road and street circuits, however a number of accidents have…

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