IndyCar, ACS At Odds?

While the people who run IndyCar Series and Auto Club Speedway in Fontana may be perfectly happy with their mutual agreement, the current arrangement is an awful gamble. The 2015 MAVTV 500 was run in conditions that brought out the best in the cars but the worst fears of the drivers. “It’s insane,” said Will … Continue reading

Rahal Rolls To MAVTV 500 Win

FONTANA, Calif. — It was a wild, wide, dangerous and historic afternoon at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday. Pack racing at more than 210 mph produced five-wide action, three major crashes and seven yellow flags, and it finished under caution with Graham Rahal claiming the checkered flag at the IndyCar Series MAVTV 500. “I wasn’t … Continue reading

This Weekend’s Motorheads

There’s a fine group of gentlemen here to cover the IndyCar Series MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. The aforementioned Louis Brewster (@LouBrewSpts) is the master of the media room, and he’s flanked by Keith Lair (@KeithLLair) and Brian Goff (@BGoff52). They represent Los Angeles Newspaper Group. Also here are Jim Alexander (@Jim_Alexander) and David … Continue reading

Pagenaud On Poll For MAVTV 500

FONTANA, Calif. — The heat proved to be manageable, and Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud kept his cool on Friday to top qualifying for the IndyCar Series MAVTV 500. With on-the-track temperatures approaching 140 degrees, Pagenaud (pictured) led the 23-car field with a two-lap average of 218.952 mph in claiming his first poll of the season. … Continue reading

FIVE QUESTIONS w/ Louis Brewster

Louis Brewster knows his angles. For it he’s renowned in corners, friendly in pockets and never without a move to be played. I might be overstating the obvious for long-time sports columnist with a career like he’s had — now stretching into an amazing fifth decade! — but nevertheless, the ‘Mayor of Fontana’ agreed to … Continue reading