Posts Tagged ‘Sao Paulo’
The IZOD IndyCar Series announced its mostly final schedule for the 2011 season today at the Milwaukee Mile. Highlights include a return to the Milwaukee Mile, new races at New Hampshire and Baltimore, and the 95th Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 2011.
The first hints that what we thought we knew of the 2011 schedule was going off the rails came while chatting with Randy Bernard on the Mid-Ohio race weekend. We learned that imminent announcements of 2011 NASCAR dates at that time were having a greater impact on the plans of the IZOD IndyCar Series than expected. With many of those announcements having now taken place, things appear to be back on track.
The CEO of the IZOD IndyCar Series, Randy Bernard, was kind enough to sit with me this afternoon to discuss a few current topics of interest.
It’s been a little over a month since we last looked at the 2011 schedule, and things have changed some since then. Some revised speculation appears to be in order.
An early attempt at speculation on the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule.
It is with a sense of honor that I request a bit of Buffalo sauce for the crow that Steph will be making me eat until the IZOD IndyCar Series fires up again in St. Petersburg, Florida, in just under two weeks.
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.
Why are you staring at me like that? It’s because I made some derogatory comments about the track surfacing issues at Daytona, isn’t it? I had a feeling that was going to come back to bite me. (I didn’t expect it to happen so soon, though.)
This first Counterpoint article focuses on the pros and cons of races hosted on city streets.