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IRL Indy Cars at Nashville; Scott Dixon Made a Mistake, Got Wet and Won

Indy Car Racing is back! The split between IRL and Cart was terrible. It took Indy Car racing from the top to almost killing it. NASCAR was a second rate series until the split. We just got back from the Nashville race and it was a disappointment. Last year we didn’t get to see one car on the track. It got rained out and we couldn’t make the rain date.

Tonight, the rain came but we were already gone. The lighting in TN can get plenty wild and we were not going to take a chance in the stands.

Scott Dixon was supposed to pit, missed it and stayed out. The leaders pitted in the first rain delay and he went to the lead. That mistake made him the winner when the second rain delay came and eventually ended the race. Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves and Danica Patrick all lead or had a chance but it was not to be.


Winner, Scott Dixon.


Danica Patrick


Helio Castroneves


Buddy Rice


Tony Kanaan


Helio Castroneves


Marco Andretti


Will Power


A. J. Foyt IV


Buddy Rice, nose to tail but no go!




Ever change a tire along side the Freeway? This is worse.





Ouch again.


Not a good day for Ryan Hunter-Reay.


Think Penske has the best equipment, you should see the rest of his stuff. Outstanding!


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I grew up and lived in Iowa for a good portion of my life before moving to Southern California. After 20+ years we now live outside Nashville Tennessee. I have been into cars since I was old enough to remember. I don't have a brand loyalty although I do prefer American Muscle especially the 1969/1970 NASCAR Aero Cars. (Check out our other web site at site) As long as it has four wheels and an engine I get excited. Few men are lucky enough to be able to share their passion for cars with the woman they love. Fortunately, my wife, Katriana, is also a gear head and many of our activities revolve around the cars. We have a small collection that includes at least one car from each of the Big Three. It includes a Best of Show winner, a survivor, a driver with lots of patina and several others. Katrina prefers all original cars while I like to modify them so we have a few of each. When we aren't playing with cars we are out working with or showing our miniature donkeys. You can see more about that part of our lives at

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