Archive for July, 2016

Which IndyCar Records Are Forever?

Posted in IndyCar on July 13, 2016 by Oilpressure

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This coming Sunday marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of one of the greatest records in sports – Joe DiMaggio’s fifty-six game hitting streak. Actually, Sunday marks the streak coming to an end, when the Cleveland Indians held the Yankee Clipper hitless on July 17, 1941.

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Random Thoughts On Iowa

Posted in IndyCar on July 11, 2016 by Oilpressure

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Never have I seen a race so dominated by a driver, when I felt so nervous and so unsure of the outcome as I did in yesterday’s Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway. From the drop of the green flag, Nashville native Josef Newgarden took the lead and never looked back on his way to his third career Verizon IndyCar Series victory and his first on an oval.

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Iowa Preview

Posted in IndyCar on July 8, 2016 by Oilpressure

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Before getting into this weekend’s race at Iowa, I wanted to pay homage to one of the great men in recent IndyCar history. Carl Haas, co-founder of Newman/Haas Racing lost his battle with Alzheimer’s disease on June 29th, at the age of 86 – although most of us just learned about it yesterday.

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Is Montoya At A Crossroads?

Posted in IndyCar on July 6, 2016 by Oilpressure

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When it comes to Juan Montoya and his future, there seems to be two schools of thought. I’ve read where some say that he is washed up and will be let go by Team Penske at the end of this season in order to make room to hire Josef Newgarden. Then there are those that say his demise is greatly exaggerated and that he has just had some bad luck recently.

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