Archive for February, 2018

My Take On The IndyCar Windscreen

Posted in IndyCar on February 9, 2018 by Oilpressure

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Although photos have been out there for over a week now, the new wind screen (or debris deflector) didn’t hit the track until yesterday. A few of you e-mailed me about my thoughts on it and I said I wanted to wait until it had been tested on the track before commenting.

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What Scratches My Itch Before The Season?

Posted in IndyCar on February 7, 2018 by Oilpressure

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Sports fans get excited over some of the smallest things. Baseball season is still almost two months away, but the fact that pitchers and catchers report next week has baseball fans giddy with excitement. Football season doesn’t start until September, but when training camp starts in late July – it’s suddenly football season.

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One Woman’s Perspective On The Grid Girls

Posted in IndyCar on February 5, 2018 by Oilpressure

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By Susan Phillips

I usually don’t tackle hard issues here. Usually, I take on topics that might appeal to the casual racing fan. Sometimes I like to embarrass my husband who usually occupies this space by sharing some detail he probably wouldn’t like you to know about him. But this is a topic that has caught my attention and I would like to give you a woman’s perspective that may be different than what you may have read elsewhere.

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Montoya Should Be In The Indianapolis 500

Posted in IndyCar on February 2, 2018 by Oilpressure

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After seeing Juan Montoya racing for Team Penske in last weekend’s Rolex 24, it bothered me that we wouldn’t see him in this year’s Indianapolis 500. Although Montoya has raced at IMS many times at other parts of the year; he has only raced in the Indianapolis 500 five times – and he won two of those times.

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