Archive for June, 2019

Why Rossi Should Not Go to Team Penske

Posted in IndyCar on June 5, 2019 by Oilpressure

Perhaps I should have entitled this “Why I Don’t Want Rossi to Go to Team Penske”. Of course, since Simon Pagenaud won the Indianapolis 500, it’s far less likely that Alexander Rossi will get that call from The Captain. But make no doubt, if Roger Penske makes the call – you go. Al Unser, Jr. and Gil de Ferran did it, so did André Ribeiro, Greg Moore, Sam Hornish and Josef Newgarden. They were all with decent teams, but when the offer was extended – they all jumped to the best team in the business.

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Random Thoughts on Belle Isle

Posted in IndyCar on June 3, 2019 by Oilpressure

For someone who historically doesn’t care for much of anything about Belle Isle, I came away from the double-header event fairly pleased – for the most part. Granted, it took Sunday’s wild race to salvage the weekend, as Saturday gave us only forty-three mostly wet laps over only seventy-five minutes of a timed race. Overall, Saturday left us with more questions than answers.

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