Archive for December, 2018

The Way Things Ought To Be

Posted in IndyCar on December 10, 2018 by Oilpressure

Last week, we got written confirmation on what we had all heard about two weeks ago. That is, that Harding Steinbrenner Racing will run Honda engines in 2019. This is a significant development for a lot of reasons, but most importantly – it eliminates the whole mess of their involvement with Andretti Autosport and two different engine manufacturers.

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A Well Kept Secret

Posted in IndyCar on December 7, 2018 by Oilpressure

By Susan Phillips

My husband, who normally occupies this space, asked me to have something ready for today because he had very little time to write while he was in Denver and he anticipated being too tired to write anything after he got back after midnight on Wednesday. Plus the Titans are currently playing as I’m quietly writing this on my laptop while he stares intently at the game. The way this season has gone, I’d rather be focusing on this than listening to his expletives.

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Remembering The Grand Prix Of Denver

Posted in IndyCar on December 5, 2018 by Oilpressure

Greetings from a warm and comfortable hotel room in a very cold Denver, Colorado. I don’t travel much at all with my job. This is only my fourth work-related trip in the past three years. I’ve been to Atlanta, Denver, Louisville and now back to Denver – and that’s it. But I’ve already been told to expect a trip to Washington, D.C. in mid-January. Why can’t they send me to Miami or Phoenix in these winter months?

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Should A Title Sponsor Be A Household Name?

Posted in IndyCar on December 3, 2018 by Oilpressure

Last week, Adam Stern was a guest on Trackside. If you don’t know who Adam Stern is, he is the Motorsports Reporter with the SportsBusiness Journal. He is the go-to person for the latest on any business dealings within the motorsports realm. If you are on Twitter and such things interest you as much as they do me, he is a good follow at @A_S12.

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