1. Grand-Am, ALMS, ILMC, and The Future: Who's Got The Most Potential?

    Been a long time since I've written anything here, but as someone who much prefers to bring up topics for polite debate and thought rather than talk about news, there hasn't been a whole lot to bring up...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 3 years ago 847 reads 3 comments

  2. Motorsports: Did the Combined LMP Class Work?

    Saturday, April 17th, 2010. On this day the American Le Mans Series enacted the second part of their bold plan to address their problems with small LMP fields...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  3. Looking Back on Sebring: Where to Go from Here?

    Once again, the 12 hours of Sebring has come and gone. There was a lot of intriguing new features of the event this year, and despite some disappointment and a perhaps predictable overall finish, it was a genuinely entertaining endurance race...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  4. The REAL Problem with Formula One

    A lot has been said in recent days of the snoozefest that was the Bahrain GP, and rightly so. Much blame has been given out by fans as to why—the narrower front tires, the massive fuel loads, the reconfigured course...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 984 reads 31 comments

  5. IndyCar 2012 Follow-Up #2: BAT Engineering.

    A while back I took a look at the various IRL chassis proposals and determined that the Swift #32/33 was the one most suited to the IRL. My opinion was unchanged when Lola later released their designs...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 479 reads 5 comments

  6. Could CART and the IRL Have Coexisted With No Issues?

    I'm on a roll, aren't I? The last few weeks have provided some serious food for thought, so here comes yet more of it. Discussions about the 2012 IndyCar often leads to debates and arguments about the sport's past...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 102 reads 1 comments

  7. IndyCar 2012 Follow-Up: Lola

    Recently, I analyzed the released-to-date concepts for the 2012 IRL car, and I came to the conclusion that Swift No. 32/33 was the ideal design for the future...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 1,044 reads 3 comments

  8. Why the 2010 ALMS Season Is Looking Good: Sebring Winter Test Entries Released

    About this time last year (well, a little later, really), I posted an entry analyzing the Sebring entry list and why it worried me about the full ALMS season...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 205 reads 3 comments

  9. The Good, The Bad, and the Whatever: Analyzing the IndyCar 2012 Concepts.

    Although we have yet to see images from Lola, in recent days we have been flooded with concept renderings of IndyCar concepts for the 2012 season...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 1,505 reads 4 comments

  10. Formula One Refueling Ban Will Get Someone Killed

    Since announcing the refuelling ban, F1 has been applauded by both teams and fans for improving safety and taking fuel strategy out of the equation. Both of the above are appalling—particularly the teams supporting it...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 8,110 reads 23 comments

  11. A Helpful Suggestion For Grand-Am

    To an extent, I still feel shame to call myself a Grand-Am fan. Not due to embarrassment over admitting to liking racing that involves predominantly ugly cars (after all, we all know my feelings ...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  12. My Expectations From the 2010 Motorsport Season

    The 2010 season fast approaches, and all the big news swirling around from all the major series does nothing to keep us patient...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 4 years ago 318 reads 9 comments

  13. Would It Be Posible To Create a New World Sportscar Championship?

    In 1993, one of the biggest calamities in the history of motorsport occurred: The World Sportscar Championship collapsed. The collapse may have actually been the intention of the FIA...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about almost 5 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  14. Is USF1 in Trouble Yet?

    It's a simple question with a simple answer. Is USF1 in serious danger of not making the 2010 grid? We've seen very little from USF1. But does that mean they've got no chance? No. In fact, as things stand right now, it looks pretty good...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about almost 5 years ago 2,770 reads 8 comments

  15. ALMS Laguna Seca and Future Overview

    The season is over and came to an end with the most exciting race since Sebring. Somehow appropriate to bookend a lackluster season with your two best rounds...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about almost 5 years ago 246 reads 34 comments

  16. American Le Mans Series' New Class Structure: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    Prior to yesterday's great race at Road America, the American Le Mans Series announced a revised class structure for 2010. This is a radical change that will either make for a great season, or one great, big "WTF?" moment...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about 5 years ago 369 reads 2 comments

  17. ALMS: Finally Regaining Their Form

    All season long, I've had very little positive to say about the ALMS. The loss of Audi was only one detail that has contributed to a horrendous drop in car count—a drop so bad they had to make a new class to flesh out the field a bit...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about 5 years ago 140 reads 4 comments

  18. What is the Best ACTIVE Racecar?

    As my trip to the Grand-Am race at Mid-Ohio gradually fades into a distant memory, I've found myself reflecting on the hidden brilliance of the Rolex Sports Car Series...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about 5 years ago 296 reads 8 comments

  19. Motorsport RumorCAN: Porsche LMP1, Panoz IndyCar, Sportscar Unification?

    Hello, folks! Well, it's been a while since I had something to publish, hasn't it? Personal and computer problems have kept me busy lately, but right now I've got something for us all: A new Motorsports Rumorcan! So let's get cracking...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about 5 years ago 521 reads 10 comments

  20. How Does a Grand-Am Event Stack Up To an ALMS Event?

    Yesterday, I went to the Emco Gears Classic at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Though I had originally planned to attend the Acura Sports Car Challenge later this year instead, I was forced ...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 5 years ago 267 reads 3 comments

  21. My Predictions for a FOTA Schedule

    Well, FOTA's done. They've announced plans to break away from F1. And while the majority of fans out there continue their horridly inaccurate comparisons to IRL vs CART, I shall, safe in my ...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 5 years ago 677 reads 35 comments

  22. FOTA Splitting From F1?...Sounds Familiar

    Recent rumors of an aborted boycott of the Turkish GP and that FOTA have been in touch with people who may be willing to spearhead a breakaway have underlined how big the problems between FOTA and the FIA are...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 5 years ago 385 reads 10 comments

  23. Face Facts, IRL Crazies: Tony George Is a Moron

    I apologize in advance for the some of slightly more colorful language this article contains near the end. If you are easily offended, do not read this. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 5 years ago 575 reads 10 comments

  24. How To Improve The Daytona Prototype

    In the debate of ALMS vs Grand-Am, each side has a big point going for it: ALMS has the sexy high-tech machines, but Grand-Am is guaranteed to put on a good show. ALMS has been hit-or-miss on the overall action this year...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 5 years ago 805 reads 8 comments

  25. Is Cleveland About To Get The Coolest Weekend Ever?

    SpeedTV's Robin Miller reported today talks are in the works to run Cleveland as an oval and a road course during the same weekend. The best news? Everyone involved seems to like the idea...

    D-Boy Written by D-Boy about over 5 years ago 106 reads 15 comments