Friday, October 19, 2012

INDYCAR: 2012 Report Card

Although this has been done everywhere - it hasn’t been tried here at No Fenders, albeit I thought about doing it last year, but thought it’d be pretty bleak with the useless DEATH of Dan Wheldon... As I tried starting this a few days after Will Power’s unbelievable Fontana meltdown - hopefully before it all faded away, eh?


+
(Plus)
DW12
Indy 500
Texas
Long Beach
Barber
Ferris wheels
IMS Radio Network connectivity

-
(Minus)
Lotus
“Turbogate”
(Changing the rules mid-stream; giving John Barnes an undeserved $25k penalty...)
“Tweetgate”
(Randy Bernard airing his dirty laundry via TWIT-ER...)
Aerokits saga
Belle Isle
Mid-Ohio
China
Long schedule gap
ABC
NBCSN
Jay Penske
Lack of SFHR sponsorship
”Partsgate”
(The insistent WHINING by team owners over the cost of competing in Indy Cars...)
10-grid spot penalties
Faux Red flags
P2P-tinkering
Indycar.com Internet Explorer access
“Ownergate”
(The NEVER ending STUPIDITY over Tony George reclaiming the Indy Car Series...)

There Y’all go - a very UN-scientific report card, which if Yuhs have anything uze wanna add, then please leave your thoughts below in the Comments section...

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