Articles By: Paul Dalbey

Castroneves: Strong start, but it could be better

Castroneves: Strong start, but it could be better

Current IZOD IndyCar Series points leader Helio Castroneves knows he’s off to a strong start again, but it could have been even better.

Indy journal: 1992

Indy journal: 1992

This year’s race will go down in history as one of the weirdest and most unexpected in history, highlighted by the large amount of caution time, cold weather, and the closest finish in the race’s history.

De Silvestro: I feel like I’ve earned my stripes

De Silvestro: I feel like I’ve earned my stripes

With a renewed spirit, fourth-year driver Simona de Silvestro looks to build on a solid weekend at St. Petersburg and is ready to find victory lane in 2013.

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s Sunday thoughts

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s Sunday thoughts

Paul discusses some of his highlights from his weekend covering the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s Saturday thoughts

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s Saturday thoughts

Paul looks back on Saturday’s events of the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s Friday thoughts

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s Friday thoughts

Paul highlights opening day at the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s preview

St. Pete 2013: Paul’s preview

Paul outlines the stories he’ll be following at this weekend’s season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Indy journal: 1991

Indy journal: 1991

The third consecutive year of rain on the first day of time trials, the possibility of not being able to see the race because of rain, Rick Mears’s fourth race victory, and the appearance of Norman Schwarzkopf at the race were among the highlights at the Speedway this year.

On catch fencing, IndyCar and NASCAR must pull together

On catch fencing, IndyCar and NASCAR must pull together

Neither IndyCar nor NASCAR can afford another accident that puts fans at risk. Paul says their collaborative effort is vital to ensuring spectators are protected for years to come.

Indy journal: 1990

Indy journal: 1990

The second consecutive year of having the first day of time trials washed out, the unexpected victory of Arie Luyendyk, and the unbelievable 15 mph increase in the winner’s average speed were the highlights of this year at the Speedway.

Fontana: Paul’s Saturday thoughts

Fontana: Paul’s Saturday thoughts

Paul offers his thoughts on the INDYCAR season finale at Auto Club Speedway, including the attendance, the venue’s viability as the season finale in the long-term, his final verdict on the DW12, The Red Flag, and much more.

Fontana: Paul’s Friday thoughts

Fontana: Paul’s Friday thoughts

Paul looks back on a long day of activity in preparation for the INDYCAR season finale at Auto Club Speedway and shares his observations on the Conway/Viso situations, what the teams will deal with during the race, Randy Bernard’s media availability, and much more.