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

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

IndyCar Returns To Inland Area

Its off-and-on relationship in the rear-view mirror, IndyCar is back at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana this week, culminating in the MAVTV 400 this Saturday. I’ve seen numerous permutations of open-wheel racing at the two-mile oval since its beginnings, first with IndyCar, then CART, and now back to IndyCar. I was there in 2013 when … Continue reading