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Random Thoughts on Road America

Posted in IndyCar on June 13, 2022 by Oilpressure

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Another IndyCar chapter at Road America has been written. As usual, this one did not disappoint. There was a huge crowd on-hand for Sunday’s race; possibly as big as I’ve seen here. When IndyCar first came back to Elkhart Lake after being gone for a decade, it was a huge crowd that showed up. Yesterday’s attendance may have even topped that year.

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Road America Sunday Wrap-Up

Posted in IndyCar on June 12, 2022 by Oilpressure

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If last weekend at Belle Isle served as redemption for last year’s race for Will Power, the same could be said for today’s race at Road America for Josef Newgarden. If you recall, Josef Newgarden dominated last year’s race at Road America, before his gearbox failed on a late re-start. He finished twenty-first.

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It’s Race Day at Road America!

Posted in IndyCar on June 12, 2022 by Oilpressure

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Good morning from a sunny and warm Road America. It is much more pleasant than it was at this time yesterday morning. The overcast we woke up to has given way to sunny skies and warmer temperatures. I was wearing a jacket this morning, but I quickly realized it was not necessary. Today’s high is supposed to be around 74°.

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Road America Saturday Wrap-up

Posted in IndyCar on June 11, 2022 by Oilpressure

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As noted yesterday, it seems that Alexander Rossi picked up where he left off at Detroit. Even with a clutch issue in this morning’s practice, Rossi was fourth quick – following Pato O’Ward, Will Power and Alex Palou. This afternoon – Rossi put his No. 27 Honda on the pole for Sunday’s Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America, with a time of 1:44.8656.

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An Ordeal Not Worth Repeating

Posted in IndyCar on June 11, 2022 by Oilpressure

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By Susan Phillips

I don’t remember much about going to the Emergency Room.  Just know that George came home and I was lying on the bathroom floor trying to get dressed. It was the Tuesday after Indy Qualifying. We were admitted and got a room pretty quickly.

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It’s Day Two at Road America

Posted in IndyCar on June 11, 2022 by Oilpressure

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Welcome to a currently partially overcast Saturday morning at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The weather is OK for now, but rain is expected to show up this afternoon – possibly at the end of qualifying, which could mix things up.

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Road America Friday Wrap-Up

Posted in IndyCar on June 10, 2022 by Oilpressure

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I’ve said before that time passes more quickly at a race track, than at any other place on earth. Nowhere does that statement apply more, than at Road America.

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