The 45th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach was more than a collection of racing events – as seems customary, it was a “happening” of the highest order.
The 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 became even more compelling when Andretti Autosport announced the addition of Conor Daly to its already stellar four-driver lineup.
The 57th Rolex 24 at Daytona was a great race for about 18 hours and a washout for the balance of this twice-around-the-clock winter classic.
If Alexander Rossi shows the temperament that guided him and engineers Jeremy Milless and Brian Page to P2 in 2018, they’ve got to be favorites to succeed next year.
Don’t get me wrong; I love old racetracks. Slogging through the mud at places like Mid-Ohio and Maple Grove is something with which I can deal. But one thing I can’t take about old racetracks is their inability, in this day and age, to properly prepare for the series that are racing on the track.
Race cars, even famous ones, don’t always sell at auction for the prices one might expect from championship-winning or other notable competitive machines. Perhaps this just-announced vehicle offered for bid will change that.
The Indianapolis 500 Mile Race ended on Sunday afternoon in sweltering conditions.
Street-course races tend to be a snore or a bore, it seems, but the 44th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach had little of that.
Andretti Autosport partner Crown Royal brought their “Live Generously and Life Will Treat You Royally” campaign to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, enabling fans to submit names of their military heroes for display on the Crown Royal Wall of Gratitude.
Andretti Autosport teams with an organization called Military to Motorsports to bring those looking for work to the racing trade.