Episode 218 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

OpenPaddock.net Podcast, Episode #218 – Tuesday, February 11th, 2014


  • IMS announced no news whatsoever this week with country concert announcement and reveal of graphical representation of what the GP Indy trophy will look like… (Why not flying cocksman?)
  • Tags announces canadian tin top plans, still waiting on IndyCar announcements
  • National Guard sponsorship officially going to RLLR
  • Resons why Panther bid failed
  • Schmidt Peterson Hamilton 2 Dogs and a Pet Monkey gets Hamilton back under their roof
  • February testing
  • Another Dragon Defection! Saavedra joins KV alongside Seb
  • Five seats still up for grabs
  • Mark Miles says they are close on a title sponsor… Maybe by St Pete
  • In a potentially related announcement…. Verizon to sponsor JPM for 8 races
  • Next up: St Pete – March 30th


  • Juncos Racing announced two new drivers for Pro Mazda


  • WRC – Jarri Matti wins in Sweden
    • results – standings
  • WRC – Drive Dmack Fiesta Cup “Dirty Dozen” announced, includes Canadian Crazy Leo
  • CRC – L’Estage wins again.
  • Nail Polish and Professional Polish combine on Andretti GRC team
  • GRC announces 10 event schedule
  • Next up: RA 100 Acre Woods – Feb 21-22
    • Big Names All Present – Block, L’Estage, Higgins, and Pastrana
    • Weather predictions? Rain?
  • Next up: WRC Mexico – March 6-9

Formula 1

  • May be some changes in quali
  • Lotus completes 100km of ‘media purposes’ testing, no Renault problems
  • Preseason testing resumes at Bahrain next week
  • Bernie wants 1 million euro whistleblower bounty for budget cap control
  • Next up: Melbourne – March 16th

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