The wait is finally over, the IndyCar season is here. St. Petersburg, Florida played host to the first race this year for America’s favorite open wheel racing series. Sure, it may have been messy, but the action was hot this weekend in the Sunshine State.
Ben Hinc of Next Gen Indy and Kyle Brown of Spotter’s Stand sit down with us to discuss the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The Spotter’s Stand is a blog that Kyle has dedicated to the numeric analysis of IndyCar after reading Money Ball. Next Gen Indy is the place where you can keep up to date on all the relevant IndyCar news, especially from a younger, fresh perspective.
IndyCar’s 2015 maiden voyage gave us a chance to talk about who to watch for in this season. We’re not only talking about drivers, either. Honda vs Chevy, Penske dominance, and Ganassi’s drivers doing avoid our critique as we march right into the new season.
We also announce our second giveaway. We’ll tweet out later tonight with the hashtag #SlipstreamRacerGiveaway. All you have to do is retweet that for a chance to win a year’s subscription to Racer Magazine, the Slipstream Podcast’s favorite periodical. Make sure to visit our homepage as well as keep an eye on the @SlipstreamPOD twitter handle for updates. The giveaway starts as soon as our tweet is published and will last until next Wednesday at 7:00 PM EST. We’ll pick, by random [read with geeky table top dice], a lucky retweeter to win the year’s subscription to Racer Magazine. Check out Racer magazine at www.Racer.com. Unfortunately, only our U.S. listeners will be able to enter this contest. You know how shipping rates are.
We hope you enjoy the show. Crack open a brewskie and listen in as we review the Indy Car season opener and discuss what’s to come this year for the series.
This week’s news:
- Spectator killed at Nurburgring|Ban of GT3 & GT4 at the track
- Scott Atherton on ACO and IMSA relationship
- IndyCar to Cleveland
- IndyCar Fan Injured
Check out what what Ben at Next Gen Indy is up to:
Also check out Kyle’s blog the Spotter’s Stand for detailed numeric analysis on the IndyCar season
What are we drinking this week? Check the links below:
- Southern Tier Brewery Creme Brulee
- Good People Brewing Brown
- Boulevard Brewing 80 Acre Hoppy Wheat Beer
- B Nektar Zombie Killer
Make sure to check us out through our various outlets:
- eMail: SlipstreamPodcast@Gmail.com
Also, we’ve been negligent in giving thanks to Dino DNA and Jurassic Pop Records for letting us use their music every week on their show. They’ve had alot of cool music coming out lately. Check them out at DinoDNA.Bandcamp.com and JurassicPopRecords.com.
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