Posts Tagged ‘Marco Andretti’
Some final thoughts on the race at St. Petersburg.
Could we have asked for a better season opener? Yesterday’s track issues were sorted out perfectly (with thanks due to Tony Cotman and the team at NZR Consulting), and the IZOD IndyCar Series responded by offering up drama in spades — albeit with a bit of help from Mother Nature.
With IZOD’s title sponsorship aiming to reach a younger, more urban potential fan base, what does the series need to do to ensure that it doesn’t inadvertently disconnect itself from its most faithful?
All right. Let’s dive into an offshoot topic from yesterday’s post. The overall question: why aren’t we more invested in the drivers these days? A lack of meaningful rivalries was one of the first things that came to mind.
So, the Edmonton Journal called the AGR boys the “biggest bust of this IRL season.” Those are some harsh words coming from the media regarding what used to be the dominant super-team of the IRL. Unfortunately for AGR, they are spot on.