Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia, drives during qualifying for the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Avondale, La. Qualifications were canceled due to rain. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

THE SECRETS OF RACING IN THE RAIN

It’s often said that racing in the rain is more of an art than a science. But trust me, there’s also a lot of science behind going fast in the rain. And in our latest video, a group of the best IndyCar drivers explain just what that is. Everything from car set-up – to finding […]

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FAMILY FEUD AND PEBBLE BEACH

IndyCar drivers Will Power, Tony Kanaan, James Hinchcliffe and Conor Daly led by team captain Helio Castroneves will face the toughest competition of their professional lives as they take on a team of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Nina Agdal (team captain), Samantha Hoopes, Tanya Mityushina, Robyn Lawley and Hannah Ferguson on the ABC summer hit […]

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REMEMBERING CARL HAAS – UPDATED

The world of motorsports lost one of its kingpins last Thursday, June 29, with the passing of Carl Haas. Alzheimer’s took him from us in his beloved home on Lake Michigan, surrounded by his family and his remarkable wife and partner Berni. He was 86. All the major media outlets published glowing tributes to Carl, […]

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POSEY EXHIBIT OPENS AT SARATOGA AUTO MUSEUM

SAM AT S.A.M. How appropriate that the acronym for Saratoga Auto Museum in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is S.A.M., as the Museum is featuring an exhibit through November 6, 2016, entitled “Shifting through the creative life of Sam Posey.” Indeed, Sam Posey has led a very creative life, from designer, artist, journalist, broadcaster, to world-class race-car […]

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ROGER PENSKE HONORED AND MUCH MORE

ROGER PENSKE’S ARGETSINGER AWARD CELEBRATION On the last day of June, Roger Penske was feted at Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass as the 2016 recipient of the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports, a fitting honor for one of the giants of the business now enjoying Team Penske’s 50th Anniversary. Gordon Kirby’s […]

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SAFEisFAST – UNDERSTEER vs. OVERSTEER, PART 4

UNDERSTEER vs. OVERSTEER, PART 4: DRIVING AROUND THE PROBLEM In the previous three parts of this series on that most basic of handling problems – understeer vs. oversteer – we first defined the difference between them, the trap of confusing the two and then fixing the problem. Now comes the tough part: You’re in the […]

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