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Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Qualifying Notes and Results

By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) Qualifying for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey started with the air temp at 69F and the track temp at 107F. Everyone got off pit lane cleanly, and it became clear that as the track cleaned up the times would come down. An example of this was Jimmie Johnson. He was…

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Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Saturday Practice Notes and Results

The tow out for Saturday’s practice session at Laguna Seca. TSO Photo by Patrick By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) The only practice session of the day got started promptly at 10:45am with the air temp at 64 and the track at 86F. The track temp will climb through the session as the sun burned off a…

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Welcome to Saturday at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) Good morning from Laguna Seca where it is currently 59F with the humidity at 71%. Nestled about 10 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, we’ve still got a bit of the marine layer hovering over the track, keeping things nice and cool. I will admit I’m quite happy to have needed…

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Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Practice #1 Results and Notes

By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) First, Peacock has some still camera video of that pace car incident this morning. As we’d heard, Grosjean was driving Ed Jones around the track this morning and pushed locked the tires and hit the wall that is outside of Pit In – same wall that is inside of Turn 11….

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St. Pete Date Change Confirmed and OOPS!

By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) First, the St. Petersburg City Council approved changes to the date for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg for 2022 and 2023. Per City Council documents the 2022 race weekend will be February 24-27 and the 2023 weekend will be March 2-5. File under OOPS! TSO has confirmed that Romain…

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Welcome to the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

By Patrick Stephan Welcome to a relatively leisurely Friday at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. From an NTT INDYCAR Series standpoint, things are pretty laid back with just a single 45 minute practice session this afternoon at 2:30PM Pacific Time. That’s 5:30pm Eastern Time so you folks on the other coast can enjoy a Friday evening…

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Clearing up the Leaders Circle for 2021 (hopefully)

By Steve Wittich After much checking, confirming, and double-checking with various sources, TSO believes we have the entries eligible for the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES Leaders Circle program cleared up. And, what we thought might be an exciting story to follow, really isn’t. The Leaders Circle, an incentive for full-time NTT INDYCAR SERIES teams that…

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SPOILER – Grand Prix of Portland rough race notes – SPOILER

Really rough race notes Starting on used red tires were Ericsson, Hinchcliffe, and Ilott. We’ll be watching for those three drivers to do two stints on the reds. If it was warmer and sunny, that might have been a good play. The command to fire the twin-turbo V6 engines was given at 12:35 pm. Riding…

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Sunday – Good morning from Portland International Raceway

By Steve Wittich Good morning from Portland International Raceway WARNING – there is an F1 spoiler after the weather and schedule – WARNING According to @Indycar_Wxman, the weather is going to be lovely for a motor car race. At the moment, it’s overcast here at the track and a little cooler than yesterday. Link to…

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Dixon quickest in final practice – Reds or Blacks?

By Steve Wittich The sun was shining brightly, the ambient temperature was 77F, and the track temperature was a steamy 108F when the 30-minute final practice for the Grand Prix of Portland started. The first ten minutes of practice was dominated by teams scrubbing sets of tires for tomorrow’s race. Once laps at speed began,…

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