Today has been a bit of a slog here at MNII World Headquarters, as I'm currently still reviewing the broadcast of yesterday's race. Actually I'm watching the last 15 laps like they're the Zapruder film, trying to determine who assassinated whom in Turn 2. Back, and to the left... back, and to the left... back, and to the left.
I'm also multitasking by catching up on my reading. No offense to longtime friends, but my most favoriteist IndyCar blog right now may be the IndyCar NewsStand. I don't know who Crimson Ace is or how much time a day he/she devotes to collecting the news, but for the last month the site has been updated daily with pretty much ALL of the unique news stories on the wire. Color me impressed.
Whoever they are, God bless them for saving me precious minutes every day.
Anyhow, the 'Stand found this encouraging piece about how the exciting races in the IRL right now. And, it's from a NAPCAR blog.
Far more often than not, IRL's uniform approach to equipment results in races packed with breathtaking moments of multi-car, multi-lap battles for the lead. It can put on a show to where even road courses have appeal to hardcore short-track junkies. In terms of genuine racing action, right now IRL is beating NASCAR a mile. Also, its current crop of drivers for the most part have something noticeably absent in NASCAR: personalities.Hallelujah! And welcome to the party. Too bad you weren't watching a few years ago when things were even wilder.