Browsing the "Off-Track Events" Category

May 6, 2012 - 4 Comments

IRVING, Texas — They stand as MacArthur Boulevard burger sentries, welcoming/enticing visitors to the mercantile district off State Route 114. On the east side is Five Guys Burgers and Fries,...

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March 19, 2012 - 1 Comments

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Walk past the large building at 215 Central Ave. in downtown St. Petersburg for a glimpse of the city’s foundation. According to local lore, city co-founders...

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February 2, 2012 - 0 Comments

It started as a fun wager, which maybe in the back of Michael Shank’s mind he didn’t think would have to be paid. But it did, courtesy of Michael Shank...

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January 11, 2011 - 6 Comments

Remember the fat kid in junior high that wore sweat pants all the time? The one that carried a Trapper Keeper stuffed full of very organized (and totally awesome) abstract...

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January 9, 2011 - 8 Comments

It’s no secret that the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights is changing its name to INDYCAR (yes, all caps, but it isn’t an acronym)...

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December 27, 2010 - 22 Comments

Fans of NASCAR spent years preparing for the “Car of Tomorrow.” During the 2007 season, as NASCAR worked to integrate the “COT” and teams tested the new design, analysts would...

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November 17, 2010 - 5 Comments

Andretti Autosport recently invited me into Riverside Jr. High School in Fishers, Indiana to listen, along with a class of 25 students, to a presentation on IndyCar aerodynamics. Students in...

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November 3, 2010 - 0 Comments

Glide Memorial Church and the needy in San Francisco were the beneficiaries of a friendly wager between Infineon Raceway president Steve Page and Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage over...

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October 22, 2010 - 7 Comments

IndyCar schedule lines up with most of the Major League Baseball schedule, see which races....

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May 11, 2010 - 33 Comments

Naturally, after almost a century, there are numerous Month of May traditions – instituted by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, implemented by clubs and groups and those personal remembrances that make...

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