Posts Tagged ‘Scott Dixon’

Firestone adds interest at Sonoma

Firestone adds interest at Sonoma

For the first time in what seems like eons, the two tire compounds available this past weekend at Infineon Raceway could have had a notable effect on the outcome of the race. The decision is in: we want more!

Infineon: Sunday thoughts

Infineon: Sunday thoughts

Bash’s Sunday thoughts from the 2010 event at Infineon Raceway.

Toronto: Paul’s Sunday thoughts

Paul’s thoughts from Sunday at the 2010 Honda Indy Toronto.

Toronto: Steph’s Sunday thoughts

Steph’s thoughts from Sunday at the 2010 Honda Indy Toronto.

Mistakes prove too costly for big guns to overcome

The 94th running of the Indianapolis 500 has come and gone, and like the other 93 races before it, this rendition was full of twists, turns, surprises, and action throughout the race.

2010 season: So far, so good

As the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series takes a week off after the first quarter of play, things in the Series are pretty much where most people expected them to be following the first block of road and street courses on the schedule.

St. Pete: Final thoughts

Some final thoughts on the race at St. Petersburg.

Where have all the rivalries gone?

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.

2009 championship preview: Ryan Briscoe

Ryan Briscoe enters the weekend in third place in the championship standings, a mere eight points behind leader Scott Dixon. Ryan has had a spectacular second half of the season and, in my opinion, should be considered the favorite to leave Miami with the title in hand.

2009 championship preview: Dario Franchitti

Dario Franchitti comes to Homestead in second place in the championship, five points behind Scott Dixon and as the least talked about member of the triumvirate with an opportunity to win the championship.

2009 championship preview: Scott Dixon

Scott Dixon enters the season finale with a five-point lead over Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Dario Franchitti and an eight-point lead over Team Penske driver Ryan Briscoe. His job is simple — win the race.

Random thoughts on 2009 thus far

Since I’m stuck for 6+ hours at the Seattle airport, I’ve got plenty of time to jot down some thoughts on what we’ve seen in the IndyCar season so far. I haven’t reviewed anything, so whatever comes to mind are those events that really stick out.