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The searing imagery of “Rush”

Kathy and I watched Ron Howard’s latest film, Rush last night. It’s a terrific film (and true story) that deserved many more awards and kudos than it received. Far better than stupidly decadent Wolf of Wall Street or the mind-numbing … Continue reading

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Rednecks versus red carpets

Don’t know about you, but it is fascinating to me that both the Daytona 500 and the Oscars are being held on the same day (Feb 26th). I can hardly think of two most politically and culturally opposite events on … Continue reading

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A tragedy that NEVER should have happened

You might be wondering why I am writing another post about the tragic loss of two-time Indy 500 Champion Dan Wheldon.  There are several reasons. On a personal level, he was my favorite driver on the current IndyCar circuit – very likeable, … Continue reading

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Indy 500 Champion Dan Wheldon (1978 – 2011)

I am at a loss for words over this horrible tragedy in auto racing. Two-time Indy 500 winner (including this year), Dan Wheldon has died from injuries sustained in today’s race in Las Vegas.  May he rest in peace. My heartfelt … Continue reading

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WHM Day 27: The women of IndyCar racing

UPDATE: Congratulations to Simona DeSilvestro for her 4th place finish today in the Indy Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The first race of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Racing Series season is today in St. Petersburg, Florida. The follow list … Continue reading

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Why I love IndyCar and despise NASTY-CAR

I will start off with a disclaimer. Having been born in central Indiana, I grew up with IndyCar racing. I love IndyCar racing and the Indy 500 and I still prefer the oval tracks to the street circuits. There is … Continue reading

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