With a less than favorable weather forecast for Sunday, and track position an imperative and valuable asset, especially on this track, qualifying today at Barber Motorsports Park was intense, but not surprising.
All four previous pole-sitters ended up advancing to the Fast Six shootout, with now 4-time pole-sitter Will Power capturing his 46th career pole, to lead the field to green for Sunday's Grand Prix of Alabama.
Welcome to Barber Motorsports Park, undeniably the most beautiful facility we visit on the schedule, as it is the topic of conversation every season, during every session.
Today was no different; a glorious, sunny day, the big, blue sky dotted with cartoon like fluffy clouds. Read on
It's Round 3 of the Verizon IndyCar season, and that means we are traversing the twists and turns of Barber Motorsports Park in beautiful Alabama. If the last couple of years are any indication, this is the weekend the “racing” actually begins. It's like the lack of walls allows the drivers a little more freedom to stretch out, and take chances. Read on
For months during the off season we watched as James Hinchcliffe, who relocated to California for the duration, battled to win a big trophy on "Dancing with the Stars". Though he won the popular vote, he went home in second place, and empty handed.
Today on the streets of Long Beach, Read on
Every driver has a track that they just "get". A track where they have figured out the nuances of every bump and turn, and know exactly what is needed to reign supreme. For Helio Castroneves, it would appear that Long Beach is that track.
The lone bowtie to break through to the final round, Read on
After a month of testing in not so temperate situations, it's nice to settle in somewhere that is sunny, and warm, and ripe for racing! Again the sessions are condensed this weekend, so it's all about making the most out of every second of track time. Read on