Posts Tagged ‘Texas Motor Speedway’
This week’s episode of the More Front Wing podcast covers a review of the events at Chicagoland and Kentucky, discussion of the respective futures of Dan Wheldon and Panther Racing, predictions for the 2011 IICS schedule, an interview with Eddie Gossage, and a look ahead to the AJ Foyt Oval Championship and the status of the overall Series championship heading into Motegi.
At Chicagoland Speedway, More Front Wing spoke with Brian Barnhart about a wide range of topics, including the Texas Twin Sprints, the terms of the probations currently being served by Helio Castroneves and Milka Duno, his application of the blocking/defending rules, and his thoughts on the drivers forming a unified organization.
In today’s edition of Counterpoint, Paul and Steph weigh the pros and cons of Tuesday’s announcement. First up is Paul’s view against the concept, followed by Steph’s view in favor.
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.
As the speculation surrounding the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule continues at full speed, the latest round of rumors to surface comes courtesy of the new best friend of the Series, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI), and its mega promoter, Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage.
An early attempt at speculation on the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule.
A statement was released by the Indy Racing League, sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series concerning the findings of their internal inquiry into the response to Simona de Silvestro’s crash during the Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway on June 5, 2010.
Podcast episode 27: From our earliest beginnings back at Planet-IRL.com.
A statement was released by the Indy Racing League concerning the response of the Holmatro Safety Team to the accident of Simona de Silvestro during Saturday night’s Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway.
During Saturday night’s running of the Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway, the usually brilliant and unflappable Holmatro Safety Team, which follows the IZOD IndyCar Series to each event during the season, was involved in one of the scariest scenes in recent memory.
Podcast episode 26: From our earliest beginnings back at Planet-IRL.com.
Much has been made over the past 24 hours regarding the condensing of the schedule for next year’s Indianapolis 500. The gist of the changes are that opening day gets pushed back one full week and the handful of dark-days at the Speedway are now eliminated.