Posts Tagged ‘Swift Engineering’
Friday thoughts from the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Over the past couple weeks, Swift Engineering’s Rachel Nichols has been hinting that she had something up her sleeve and has been chomping at the bit to let all of us know about it. Ironically, she was released from the ball and chain on April Fool’s Day and threw down the gauntlet with Swift’s latest entry into the 2012 IZOD IndyCar sweepstakes, the Swift #66.
Yep — I’m about to base an entire blog post on a 15-minute conversation that I had in an airport. But here’s the thing: it was a great conversation. And it provided quite a bit of insight into the potential fan base that us hardcore types don’t necessarily encounter every day.
It made its first appearance in the chassis survey that went to Downforce members yesterday, but more detailed images have emerged today of Swift’s latest design proposal, labeled as car #50.
Swift and Lola enter the fray with proposed chassis designs for 2012.