Ok race fans, let me be real clear about something: This is more of an opinion piece mixed with news, than it is a news piece mixed with opinion. I would hate to end up in the middle of a heated debate on ESPN like our fearless leader JRod recently did.
MSF’s EJ Wasson highlights the 2009 Indianapolis 500 which once again proved it is The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Helio Castroneves won his third 500 and Danica Patrick earned the highest ever finish for a female, coming in 3rd.
MSF provides its official 2009 Indy 500 preview, complete with the final starting field and weather forecast for The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.
Additionally, EJ provides a special dedication to his dad, and traces the roots of his Indy 500 obsession.
In the last edition of our starting field analysis, we look at some of the drivers who have raced here before, but have not tasted the milk after 800 perfect left turns and 500 miles of racing.
With the Indianapolis 500 coming up this weekend, the IndyCar Series has released a great tool for racefans that own the Apple iPhone. Here is the official MidwestSportsFans.com review of the application that is now available in the iTunes App Store.