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The Age of Blocking

February 28, 2018

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The Age of Blocking By: Rob Oakman Wonder why there is less and less passing in every series these days? It isn’t a problem that can be blamed on aerodynamics anymore. From Pirelli World Challenge, the MX5 Cup, to NASCAR, passing is becoming impossible without wrecking the other driver–and its because of racers making sudden […]

How to fix IndyCar

November 30, 2015

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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 […]

Death in Racing

June 22, 2013

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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 […]

Where Should You Get Started in Karting

March 14, 2013

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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 […]

A Woman In NASCAR

February 23, 2013

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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, […]

OnRacing

January 12, 2013

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About Oakman OnRacing By: Rob Oakman So you want to go racing. Dream of being the next Senna,  Earnhardt, Raikkonen, or Petty? You go out and buy a chassis, slap an engine on it, slip gently between the seat and steering wheel, put the pedal down and are wholly shocked when you lose…a lot. I […]