Your Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid

Who’s Who in 10 words or less… Scott DixonSix-time IndyCar champion, one-time 500 winner. “The Iceman” Colton HertaYoungest IndyCar race winner and part-time drummer. Rinus VeekayMost recent race winner, one of two Chevrolets in top-nine. Ed Carpenter   The hometown hero, second of Chevrolets and team owner. TK, Tony Kanaan   My mother’s favorite, one-timeContinue reading “Your Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid”

Back Home Again…

It’s May. In the Osburn family and for IndyCar fans, it is our holiday season. For there’s no better celebration than the Indianapolis 500. Although I have kept a close eye on the 18+ hours of practice this week, I haven’t written much about it. I began a new job in the racing industry asContinue reading “Back Home Again…”

Palou’s Passionate Plea vs. Power’s Pace

The countdown is no more…IndyCar is back and what a race to start the season with. Can we just take a moment to appreciate Alex Palou’s absolutely brilliant drive? Following 90 laps at Barber Motorsports Park not enough praise can be given. I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again, he is a force toContinue reading “Palou’s Passionate Plea vs. Power’s Pace”


Let’s dive into some F1 drama… First things first – the goal of this post is to let people know what #NoToMazepin is all about. These are the views of many members of the F1 community, but not all. Nonetheless it’s important to understand what’s happening behind the scenes. So, with that let’s get started…Continue reading “#NoToMazepin”

Whatever Happened to…?

A look at former F1 drivers and where they are now Let me set the scene… It’s midnight. I’m lying-in bed. My dog Wilbur is cuddled up next to me – I stare at the ceiling. Many things are running through my head…‘when’s the last time I changed my Brita filter? Where did I putContinue reading “Whatever Happened to…?”

Guess Who’s Back…

80 days and 5 hrs… That’s how long we have to wait for IndyCar to return. After a tense, confusing, but nonetheless exhilarating 2020 season, fans and drivers alike are ready to get 2021 started. Teams have already begun testing and each day exciting announcements come from IndyCar. There are a few things to lookContinue reading “Guess Who’s Back…”

The Most Marketable Drivers

For younger audiences’ traditional media seems unnecessary. We are in the era of the stream. Twitch, YouTube and Reddit, that’s where younger audiences are spending their time. So, bigger brands are needing to adapt. In racing, the team is the brand, the series is the brand and most importantly the driver is the brand. TheseContinue reading “The Most Marketable Drivers”

Dixon vs. Newgarden…Championship Breakdown

For the 15th season in a row the IndyCar championship comes down to the final race… Listen. Scott Dixon is the best driver in IndyCar – no question. He has continually found himself fighting for championship titles, already winning five. He is consistent, focused and intelligent. Here’s the great thing about IndyCar though, the competitionContinue reading “Dixon vs. Newgarden…Championship Breakdown”

Great Stories of the 80s and 90s

A lot has happened in open-wheel racing these past few weeks. Claire Williams stepped down as Deputy Team Principal of the team her father built: Williams F1. Pierre Gasly got his maiden victory in F1. Ferrari celebrated their 1000th grand prix. Jimmie Johnson announced his contract with Chip Ganassi Racing for a partial IndyCar runContinue reading “Great Stories of the 80s and 90s”

The Next Generation

In motorsports there are names synonymous with success. Names like Andretti, Schumacher, Senna, Foyt, Lauda. These are the names that have lived on. These are the names that will remain at the core of open-wheel racing for years to come and these are the names that built the sport. These are the legends. It isn’tContinue reading “The Next Generation”