Random Thoughts on Portland

This year’s version of the Grand Prix of Portland was not very scintillating, but that happens. They can’t all be barn-burners. Granted, the race had its moments – but for the wrong reasons. Any excitement was not due to a driver demonstrating superb driver skills, instead the moments came from a couple of bone-headed moves […]

Portland Preview

For the third weekend in a row, the NTT IndyCar Series will race on a different type of circuit. Two weeks ago, the ran the 2.5-mile super-speedway at Pocono. last Saturday night, they ran on the 1.25-mile short oval at Gateway. This weekend, the series will take on the twelve-turn 1.967-mile road course at Portland […]

Racing Under the Stars

By Susan Phillips There’s something magical about racing at night. The atmosphere is completely different from a daytime race. This night was just about perfect. One of my main complaints about Gateway (now World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway) has always been the heat and humidity, but Saturday night was a great night for racing. […]