If you thought your Evo was hard to turn around in a parking lot, try getting an IndyCar stuck in one of the Grand Prix of Long Beach’s narrow escape chutes, as Conor Daly did this morning during IndyCar practice.
Today’s United SportsCar race at Road America was insanity from start to finish, but one lap stood heads, tails and balls above the rest: the last one. Jörg Bergmeister and Pierre Kaffer were side-by-side battling for second place, and the PC leader disappeared from TV while the guy who was second took the win.
No, no. Not because Wet ‘N’ Wild makes nail polish on the cheap and Swift’s a fancy lady. Look at the track conditions at Belle Isle. Clearly, an opportunity to co-brand (read = “get more dinero”) this car was lost. Not only did Tony Kanaan wipe out in his Taylor Swiftmobile, but three other cars wiped out with him.
Drivers who don't currently have a ride for the Rolex 24 at Daytona often hang around the paddock looking for open seats. There's a decent chance of this being successful, too, given the fact that drivers are totally human and get sick, come up short on funding, have family emergencies to tend to, and the like.
Rising IndyCar, GP2 and GP3 star Conor Day and The RACER Channel's Robin Miller recap the opening round of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at St. Petersburg, FL.
Our bud Conor Daly wrecked, and hard, Thursday afternoon at Indy. Incredibly, his was the first crash at the speedway all month. In his latest Indy 500 Rookie Diary video for us, he talks about the crash with Marshall Pruett.
America has not had a Formula One World Champion since Mario Andretti won the whole thing for Lotus in 1978. In fact, many argue that a competent Formula One driver hasn't come out of America since Mario Andretti.