Rain. To a race fan this word is dreaded as much as fire to a paper mill worker. A race fan of any length of time has had to deal with it.
One of my very first brushes with the weather was the first Indianapolis 500 I ever attended. That was back in 1967. We heard of the unbelievable track record the Speedway had with running races, so unbelievable that they would refer to it as “Hulman Weather” because at the time Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Tony Hulman never had a rain out
Originally Posted by Supernova
You know(don't want this to go into the NASCAR forum), I remember reading about Michael Andretti saying he was considering creating a NASCAR team. I think that story was about a year or so ago? Could be a lucrative postion for Michael. Who knows...
MA seems willing to risk his chances to win for the betterment of the league. I mean, a crashed car from Busch could set back a team that has Marco in the catbird seat. I am nervous about that as a fan of Marco and wanting Andretti
Originally Posted by frif20
For the last (oh quite a few years actually) our group has parked in the handicap lot on 16th St across from south chute. And we've had to pay in advance to park in that lot. just fyi.
It sounds like the bulk of the North 40 will still be free parking (with paid admission to the day's event).
It was really great to see the Indy Cars back a Pocono this past Weds. We were there and I have to say there was a decent amount of fan's in the stands, as well as in the paddock area. I was lucky enough to spend time with Mario, Marco, Dario, and Will Power. While walking in the garage area I ran into Rick Mears and had a very nice conversation with him. He was always a favorite and he is a true gentleman. I put together a little video from the day's events. Please excuse the glitch about 3 minutes
Originally Posted by Grizzlor
On Trackside, Cavin repeated that Bell likely will be with ECR, and Rice sounds like will be with Panther. Says teams feel Pippa Mann has the money in full, Jay Howard in part. Thinks Stefan Wilson/Coyne is a possibility though lesser. Kevin mentioned the drop in purse for the 500 as well (225K base).
So should we expect Pippa Mann to get a ride & most likely Jay Howard as well?