Hear what Alice Cooper has to say about our blessed city
Where The Milwaukee Mile(all 1.015miles of it) yo, the oldest operating motor speedway in the world. At least in America, but they're basically the same thing. Someone has been clinging to the 9.25 degree banking like a drunk using a blade of grass to not fall off the earth every year since 1903. During the War? Really? Take it up with Wackypedia, or the Nostalgia Forum.
When I'm glad you asked. You didn't actually, but that's why you will have failed. IT'S ON SATURDAY DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS Not only that, but noon local. It's madness.
Friday(all times Eastern Yankee Time)
11am-12pm Practice 1
2:15-3:15 Practice 2
LOCALS! GRANDSTANDS ARE FREE ON FRIDAY. Come for the Indycars, stay for the brats! Like the sausage, not drivers complaining about penalties.
1pm Coverage begins on ABC. That's like 6 Engerland time, 7 for the rest of Yurop. You'll need a distraction from Le Mans.
1:27:30 Drivers! Start your engines! Simona, try starting it again.
1:30:30 We are Verde Verde Verde
(why :30? Dunno, but I will be monitoring the time)
How will the cars handle it? *shrug* We had a test at Milwaukee after Indy and a bunch of them are in Iowa this week but this will be the first time we see how they do on ovals with 'full wing'. They'll basically look like they're on a road course. Pole time will probably be in the 175mph range.
Slap me with some archive Behold! http://www.youtube.c...p...ew=0&page=1 Greg Moore's first win. Michael gives one of his crewmen the nickname Speedbump. John Paul Montana takes the first win for Toyota. Or watch the 2011 running If that's not enough, try 1984. When was the last time you saw a pirate flag flying over a race track?
Things to know
-Helio is in the yellow Penske Trucking livery, Dario is in the two tone blue Cottonelle car, but Kanaan is back to Geico colours so they won't be too confusing to spot.
-Legge is still in at Dragon. Bourdais is at Le Mans anyways.
-Oh, and. Dixon and Power both lost engines in Iowa testing this week. Yep, penalties. But putting the drivers first and second in points deep in the midfield is what I like to call 'added value'.
-I will be there. Making the scene. Adding a little stardust. Monaco on Lake Michigan.
I did a lap earlier to officially open the track for this year's festivities. Bit of understeer on entry but that should clear up as more rubber is put down.
Edited by Ross Stonefeld, 13 June 2012 - 10:56.