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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 10/5/19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,908
Posted By chrismattlin
This is how extreme the clover safety culture has...

This is how extreme the clover safety culture has become. Always willing to excommunicate paying consumers on their endless crusade to control the behaviors of others.

And for who are they...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 10/5/19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,908
Posted By chrismattlin
The problem is, Brickyard, that you and IndyCar...

The problem is, Brickyard, that you and IndyCar keep leaving larger and larger chunks of fans behind in an obsessive search of progressivism. Before long, you and a few of your closest buddies will...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 10/5/19, 9:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By chrismattlin
As a big Indy 500 guy who attends the track...

As a big Indy 500 guy who attends the track multiple times each May, where/when does IMS charge to park? Heck, even on practice days I park in the infield at no charge, just my admission fee. Once...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/26/19, 6:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,982
Posted By chrismattlin
Wow. Is there a story behind this, or is it...

Wow. Is there a story behind this, or is it simply economics?

I used to travel a lot more than these days; the last time I made it out to Perris was 2005. Back then, the Oval Nationals paid...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/5/19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,106
Posted By chrismattlin
Sprints, traditional and winged, run on 1/4 miles...

Sprints, traditional and winged, run on 1/4 miles all the time. In fact, next weekend is one of The Outlaws most prestigious events, The Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway, a 1/4 mile.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/4/19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,106
Posted By chrismattlin
No chance of a dirt race the weekend of The 500....

No chance of a dirt race the weekend of The 500. The Carb Day and Legends Day concerts definitely would preempt any racing... and the musical acts draw many more customers than they could even fit...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/3/19, 8:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,738
Posted By chrismattlin
I LOVE IndyCar, but the way things have unfolded...

I LOVE IndyCar, but the way things have unfolded in recent times, it wouldn't surprise me if what you're saying comes to pass. In my lifetime.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/26/19, 8:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,247
Posted By chrismattlin
Mr. Bowlen heads up the Silver Crown series. USAC...

Mr. Bowlen heads up the Silver Crown series. USAC sprints and midgets racing in Illinois has no impact on Bloomington this weekend.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/24/19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,738
Posted By chrismattlin
That's a real shame considering that they won a...

That's a real shame considering that they won a ballot initiative in the general election. Its almost like harassment from a local government, but that never happens, right? Who cares what the people...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/21/19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,928
Posted By chrismattlin
I guess you must have forgot about the IndyCar...

I guess you must have forgot about the IndyCar oval races IN ENGLAND from this century. No need to read a history book when we have it visually archived on YouTube:...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/19/19, 4:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,756
Posted By chrismattlin
Oh, no doubt about that; it's obviously super...

Oh, no doubt about that; it's obviously super fast and well prepared. I guess what I was getting at is that it's, most likely, not funded to run at tracks from Pennsylvania to California. How many...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/18/19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,756
Posted By chrismattlin
Someone needs to give Nick Bilbee a shot in a...

Someone needs to give Nick Bilbee a shot in a USAC drive. I really believe he could hold his own against those guys and run up front in the right car. He's talented.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/9/19, 1:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By chrismattlin
It's quite possible that Dick was the sole person...

It's quite possible that Dick was the sole person who kept USAC afloat after the tragic plane crash in the 70s. His dedication to the sport assuredly kept USAC relevant to those in the motorsports...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/23/19, 4:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By chrismattlin
Richard Marshall Takes A Spill

Get well soon, friend!

https://racer.com/2019/07/23/indycar-team-co-owner-marshall-on-the-mend/
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/23/19, 3:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By chrismattlin
Not only a HOFer, but also a legend! KO helps...

Not only a HOFer, but also a legend! KO helps make our journey on this planet a pleasure; what a guy!
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/17/19, 3:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By chrismattlin
If you want the best seats, yes. It will be that...

If you want the best seats, yes. It will be that way at EVERY track on the schedule! And that's not a bad thing.

Do yourself a favor: stake out your seat early and then go find yourself a locally...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/10/19, 7:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By chrismattlin
Montoya and Villeneuve? Educated guess,...

Montoya and Villeneuve?
Educated guess, promise I didn't look it up.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/4/19, 3:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,738
Posted By chrismattlin
A sprint car race on my birthday (11/9) would be...

A sprint car race on my birthday (11/9) would be SPECTACULAR! And only 10 minutes from home? I can only dream.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/23/19, 4:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,716
Posted By chrismattlin
Finishing order

Finishing order
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/23/19, 1:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,716
Posted By chrismattlin
Quali results

Quali results
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/15/19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By chrismattlin
I'm 12 miles east and it just started raining 15...

I'm 12 miles east and it just started raining 15 minutes ago. Real light at this point.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/10/19, 6:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,815
Posted By chrismattlin
Dave's not gonna retire. I could see him scaling...

Dave's not gonna retire. I could see him scaling back (eventually), but when you can beat the best the sport has to offer... well, what's the point? Dave's problem is the same as the sport as a...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/22/19, 6:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,208
Posted By chrismattlin
Tony Stewart said on NASCAR America this evening...

Tony Stewart said on NASCAR America this evening that he's racing Fri., Sat., Sun., and Monday. So, unless there's a race on Monday that I don't know about, he will be at The 'Burg.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/2/19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,687
Posted By chrismattlin
https://www.motorsport.com/indycar/news/hinchcliff...

https://www.motorsport.com/indycar/news/hinchcliffe-magic-mystery-indy-arrow/4379174/

James Hinchcliffe on the magic and mysteries of The 500. I really enjoyed this read!
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/14/19, 6:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,551
Posted By chrismattlin
I'd say one reason is that Putnamville is the...

I'd say one reason is that Putnamville is the only "bullring" that runs a regular Saturday night program. Their main competition, Lawrenceburg, is a speed palace and if you crash there, your car may...
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