Category Archives: Team Penske

First Two Days at IMS

I arrived at IMS yesterday and it’s been an awesome whirlwind of activity, drivers, and friends since I set foot inside the track. Continue reading

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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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Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg–My Thoughts after Qualifying

The Verizon IndyCar Series is back!  And what a weekend it’s been already!!  For various reasons (a movie, shopping, a 7-mile run in the rain), today’s round of qualifying was the first chance I had to follow the action down in St. Petersburg.  Kudos to IndyCar for deciding to wait it out and hold a full qualifying session.  It was definitely worth the wait!

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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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It was a Dual-icious Weekend!

Yes, I went there.  Sorry.  I’ll understand if you stop reading now.  🙂

The post-Indy 500 depression had barely lifted and the IndyCars were back at it with practice and qualifying for Dual 1 on Friday, and practice/qualifying for Dual 2 on Saturday; followed of course by Dual 1 Saturday afternoon and Dual 2 Sunday afternoon.  It all seems so clear-cut now, doesn’t it?  Why were we all so confused on Friday?  (That was sarcasm, by the way, since many of you don’t know me very well just yet…)

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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