As we head into the weekend, I'm taking a brief blog detour to
It's in the May edition of Owner-Operator magazine. Click here to read the digital version; it starts on page 38, or you can click on the blurb at the lower right corner of the mag's cover to go straight there.
This month I castigate Tony George, who tried to totally kill open wheel racing in the United States. He maimed the sport good, but it's clinging to life. And with the long-awaited reunification of Indy and Champ Car series finally a done deal, this year's Indy 500 later this month will finally have some credibility again.
Preview of upcoming columns: June I look at Robby Gordon, a throwback to NASCAR's owner-driver days before the sport went all corporate. And for July, it's time to applaud women and racing, especially given the first wins last month by Danica Patrick and Ashley Force. You go girls!
Links to my past CWD columns are in this previous post. You also can get to them via the Crazy Woman Driver link there in the left nav bar in my "select writings" list.
Now I'm off to join the hubby, who's camped in front of the big TV, to watch the end of NASCAR qualifying for tomorrow night's Richmond race and then the running of tonight's Nationwide series event.