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How to fix IndyCar

November 30, 2015


How To Fix IndyCar By: Rob Oakman There has been a lot of complaining in the past few years about IndyCar. But why? The racing is good, the racers themselves are interesting, so what’s the problem? In short–the cars. People can be fickle: we like what we like, and generally, it’s because it looks and […]

Official Excuses

October 5, 2015


Official Excuses By: Rob Oakman Racers don’t like to be wrong — we like to win. It’s like a sickness that has no cure and it’s best managed by regular injections of checkered flags and shinny trophies. But we sometimes take our competitiveness a bit too far. We get a penalty that we don’t like […]

Death in Racing

June 22, 2013


Death in Racing By: Rob Oakman It is a subject that no one at the track talks about. To be truthful, most never think about until it happens to someone else. And even when tragedy strikes, it is something that most only ever consider for a moment. It is not because of bravado, bravery, or […]

Wets, Drys, and Can’t We Decide?

June 10, 2013


Who Should Decide What Tires You Run? By: Rob Oakman In the opening ECKC race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park last weekend the weather was less than cooperative. It changed regularly from rain to dry throughout the day. During the finals several classes were forced to try and do the impossible. They had to predict […]

Who Killed 4-Cycle Racing in Canada?

March 20, 2013


Who Killed 4-Cycle Racing in Canada? Can Briggs and Stratton bring back the magic? By: Rob Oakman If you were around Karting in the 90’s and 2000’s than you saw something special. No doubt you waited at the edge of the track with everyone else for the start of the best show you were going […]

Where Should You Get Started in Karting

March 14, 2013


Arrive and Drive or Buy? New or Used? And should you join a Team? By: Rob Oakman Looking at getting involved in Kart racing or just looking to take it more seriously? It can be overwhelming, but there are three basic ways. Each one has a different cost and their own pluses and minuses. So […]


February 23, 2013


A Woman in NASCAR NASCAR, FOX, and Danica Patrick. By: Rob Oakman Even if you live under a rock, most of them have wifi nowadays, so you know that Danica Patrick is on pole for the 55th running of the Daytona 500. If any other driver were on pole we would be hearing about stats, […]