UNSCRIPTED: WHAT RACERS THINK OF INDYCAR – Answers from 10 Random Participants at All Levels

March 3, 2014
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“It's all about money nowadays. I don't think it matters about how much talent you've got. It seems like if you've got more money, you get the shot. People like Oriol Servia, he's out of a ride and a talented guy. You've got Alex Tagliani... me... people who could do it. It's really difficult to get funding.”
    - Katherine Legge, 2-time Indy 500 starter, to Autoweek magazine

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Indycar Could Use a Few More Heroes

November 18, 2013
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The trouble with Indycar is not that there's no one available to take Dario Franchitti's place. The trouble with Indycar is that no one cares who takes Dario Franchitti's place. The series is fast running out of heroes and reinforcements aren't arriving quick enough. This is bad business.
 

THE MIRACLE IN PHOENIX: An Interview with Jim Guthrie

October 21, 2013
 
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One of the biggest miracles ever performed on four wheels took place on March 23, 1997 at Phoenix International Raceway. I remember sitting in my living room and watching the entire Indy Racing League Phoenix 200 on ABC, stunned into silence. It was an upset so staggering that to this day it transcends the petty IRL-versus-CART arguments.