> The past few years sustaining a familiar roster has weakened ChampCar in the eyes of many. The old expression " Ya cant tell the players without a program" is the main selling pitch at every gate in sport. ChampCar due to numerous situations has sometimes not even had a confirmed roster to be printed in time to make the program helpful. One at the top of this is the Toronto Grand Prix. It has provided one of the
Time to move forward for me,,,,
I will forever wish things remained strong. I will forever cherish what was called Indy Car, ChampCar. I will forever regret what the divisiveness the split created among all of us. All of us felt so strongly about what we thought was correct that sticking to our positions became a necessity. And I will never fully appreciate the appearance of the Dallara—it is just visually off. Now having said that,,,,,,,
I forever will hate Sundays
Finding the way back,,,,,
Recently I joined the social phenomenon “ face book.” Soon a multitude of friends from the last 40 years contacted me. I was amazed at the memories, the kind thoughts, the joys, loves, and pains recalled. Most (now in their 60s) had at least one health problem. Some endured divorce and deaths of loved ones; but many experienced the joys of parenting and travel and some had success brighten many of their days.
These people were endless chapters—all
Eyes are the window to the soul.
If eyes are truly the window to the soul, then during my visit to the St Pete Grand Prix what I saw within our former ChampCar people was soul-filled sincerity and joy.
I had not attended any open wheel race or event--except for a quick visit to St Pete a few weeks after the merger--since ChampCar's final test for the 2008 season. The level of optimism by all at the Sebring gathering was the highest in years. The season was set, there