Category Archives: James Hinchcliffe

The Craziness of May

And just like that, I look up and it’s been 15 days since I last posted.  Shame on me!  Being busy is not an excuse, but I have been insanely busy this month.  While it’s been a lot of fun, the unfortunate side effect of being so busy is I haven’t had a chance to watch a lot of IndyCar.

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Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach–My Thoughts During the Race

Hello again everyone!  I thought I’d try something new for today’s race.  I’m going to blog my thoughts and reactions as I watch the race.  I make no apologies for having drivers who I like and drivers who I don’t like, so don’t expect me to be objective.  You’re free to disagree, as long as you remain respectful.  Variety is the spice of life, after all.

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IndyCar Fans, Start Your Engines!

It’s a glorious time of year!  Yes, it’s supposed to snow here in the DC area tomorrow, but who cares?!  IndyCars will be on track FOR REAL in less than 4 days!!  The excitement began to build last week and it seemed to bust out today with tweets and blog posts and all kinds of detailed analysis.  If you’re looking for that, you’re probably in the wrong place.  But I’ve pledged to get myself off of The IndyCar Blogs “Semi-Active Blogger” list, so here goes!

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SiriusXM promotes IndyCar!

This afternoon after lunch, I read this tweet from Will Power:

Will Power@12WillPower7m

I’ll be the guest DJ on Backspin on @SIRIUSXM tomorrow Sept. 5 at 9pm ET. make sure to tune in http://www.siriusxm.com/backspin . #djwillyp

How cool is that?  But Will’s tweet isn’t the only place you can hear about his appearance.

When you click on the link above, you end up at the Backspin (Ch. 46) homepage, and not only does their “Top Picks” section advertise “djwillyp’s” appearance, it is also listed in the “Highlights” section, as seen in the screen snip below:

DJWillyP

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Random Post-Indy 500 Thoughts

The next race is almost upon us already–actually the next 2 races are almost upon us already–but I still have so many thoughts floating around in my head from my 5 days at Indy.  So here they are, in no particular order.

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And I’m Back!

Hello again!  So sorry for the extended quiet period.  I fully intended to post something last week after I had time to digest the AWESOME Grand Prix of St. Petersburg but then we had a freak Spring snowstorm, followed by out-of-town guests, a trip up to NJ for Easter, and a sick day.  So here I am over a week later, hoping some of those who gave this site its first 41 page views will still be around to read. 🙂

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It’s Race Morning!

Isn’t is glorious to be able to say that?!  I’m following the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg warmup on racecontrol.indycar.com and I can’t stop smiling.  It’s going to be a great day and PLEASE let us have only racing to talk about today.  I don’t want to know what Beaux Barfield ate for breakfast, or what Mark Miles is listening to on his iPod right now, or which members of the Hulman-George family had a dispute last night.  I only want to hear about how strong Simona de Silvestro looks now that she’s driving a Chevy-powered car, or how impressive Tristan Vautier is, or how Andretti Autosport is looking strong again this year. Continue reading