Archive for September, 2018

A Schedule We Can Live With

Posted in IndyCar on September 5, 2018 by Oilpressure

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The 2019 IndyCar schedule was released yesterday with few surprises. Most of us by now had deduced that the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas would be joining the slate. And it had already been confirmed that Laguna Seca was added to replace Sonoma as the season finale. So the only real suspense was on what dates would next year’s races take place.

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Random Thoughts On Portland

Posted in IndyCar on September 3, 2018 by Oilpressure

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What a wild race the Grand Prix of Portland turned out to be! From the drop of the green flag until the checkered flag flew, there was action, suspense and drama all over the 1.967 permanent road circuit. There was a surprise winner in Takuma Sato, a senseless pile-up on the opening lap that seemed to spell doom for Scott Dixon’s championship hopes and a timely (or ill-timed) caution that reshuffled the order.

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