Posts Tagged ‘JR Hildebrand’
The More Front Wing podcast returns for another season as Paul and Steph preview the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season with special guest Jake Query.
Anyone connected to the IZOD IndyCar Series admits that this has been the best off-season for American open-wheel racing in recent memory. Unlike the last dozen years, there is little to no talk of politics, abysmal car counts, or races leaving the schedule.
After turning heads with his professionalism at D&R and posting two solid debut weekends, JR Hildebrand appears to be sidelined for the remainder of the season. The rest of us are left shaking our heads. Why can’t this guy find the backing he needs to land a ride?
The first edition of Around the Paddock features interviews with Pippa Mann, JR Hildebrand, Simona de Silvestro, and James Hinchcliffe.
Steph’s Friday thoughts from the 2010 Honda 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
It’s been said that a dose of heavy criticism goes over best when softened with a bit of positivity. So, let’s start with something positive: establishing a clear ladder system to guide young American driving talent into IndyCars is a massive step in the right direction, and it’s one that was sorely needed. However, a great deal of work needs to be done before the Road to Indy can be considered viable.