Episode 199 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

New OPWe are joined this evening by Mid-Ohio race winner and driver of the #83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing DW12 in the IZOD IndyCar Series Charlie Kimball! Shaun, Kevin, Mike, and Mike talk with Charlie about his first win and about the photo he has of him standing on the podium a step above Vettel in his early days of racing. The crew offers condolences and best wishes to Smoke, looks at the politics of IndyCar racing at COTA, and the implications of USCR’s inclusion of the FIA GT3 spec into the new unified series. Mr. Shaw leads us through the news from the Global Rallycross Championship and the World Rally Championship, and Mr. Whitesell discusses the legal woes accumulating around Bernie during the summer break. Lawsuits, criminal charges, and potential dismissals, oh my!

OpenPaddock.net Podcast: Episode #199 – Tuesday, August 6th, 2013


  • Filippi gets Herta nod for Mid-Ohio
  • Hunter-Reay tops Mid-Ohio IndyCar qualifying
  • Kimball claims first IndyCar victory at Mid-Ohio
    • Results – Standings
  • updates needed at mid ohio
  • Dario Franchitti confirms he’ll return with Ganassi Racing in 2014
  • IndyCar adjusts rules after Toronto
  • Filippi set for more IndyCar outings
  • IndyCar, Circuit of The Americas resume talks
    • IndyCar at COTA? Not so fast, says Texas boss Eddie Gossage
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News: Kurt Busch Eyeing IndyCar Finale
  • Stefan Wilson to make IndyCar debut


  • FIA GT3 Cars To Be Allowed In World Challenge
  • Tony Stewart suffers broken leg in sprint car crash at Oskaloosa


  • WRC Finland: Day one had 3 ties for 1st place. Neuville ends day on top
  • WRC Finland: Evgeny Novikov blocked Kris Meeke, stewards rule
    • Iconic photo of incident
  • WRC Finland: After 190 (305km) miles 0.1 seconds separated Neuville from Ostberg with just 2 stages remaining.
  • WRC Finland: Ogier claims comfortable win, Neuville snatches second
    • Results – Standings
  • Pirelli to return to the World Rally Championship in 2014
  • GRC – David Sterckx get’s Hyundai ride for X-Games LA
  • GRC – X-Games LA: Toomas wins again, 4th in a row
    • Results – Standings
  • GRC – Soon to feature Chevy Sonic via Pat Moro

Formula 1

  • Formula One ordered to disclose sale documents
  • Mercedes reveals sound of 2014 engine
  • Russia to claim force majeure for late FIA application

Related posts