THE MIRACLE IN PHOENIX: An Interview with Jim Guthrie

October 21, 2013
 
The Stephen Cox Blog is presented by McGunegill Engine Performance
 
 
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.

INDYCAR: Five Minutes With IRL Driver John Hollansworth

 

May 20, 2013
 
It was Sunday afternoon, May 30, 1999 and John Hollansworth, Jr. had his hands full. Early in the 83rd running of the Indianapolis 500, his Oldsmobile-powered Dallara picked up a massive understeer condition. A car passed him on the inside. Caught up in the dirty air, Hollansworth's mishandling car brushed the wall hard in Turn 3.

INDYCAR: Who Cares Who Was the Worst?

 

What a great way to kick off the Indycar season.
 
So I’m sitting here browsing articles and I run across a piece that attempts to name the “worst drivers in Indycar history,” as if such a determination was possible. I figured it was a waste of time, so I passed.

INDYCAR: Pippa Mann’s Courageous Effort to Return to Indycar Racing

May 22, 2012

The death of Dan Wheldon has justifiably become the overriding memory of last fall's tragic Indycar race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

But lost in the shuffle were several other serious injuries that left both physical and emotional scars on the drivers. While the media quite naturally focuses on the loss of Dan Wheldon, other drivers who suffered serious injuries are unintentionally passed over.

One of those injured parties was Pippa Mann.

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