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The Surfers Story, Pt. 2

September 27, 2019

 

The Epic Saga of the Surfers – Part Two

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/the-epic-saga-of-surfers-part-two/

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The Surfers Story, Part 1

September 27, 2019

“How 3 Broke Geeks Turned Drag Racing on Its Head: Part 1”

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/3-broke-geeks-turned-drag-racing-head-part-1/

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Fuel Curve: SATO BOMBS THE BRICKYARD IN THE INDY 500’s DAY OF INFAMY

June 2, 2017

‘For those who think “Justified” was fiction, Raylan Givens’ quarry was in Turn 3 on Carb Day waiting for Steve Miller to sing: “Go on, take the money and run.”’ — Cole Coonce.

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https://fuelcurve.com/indy-500/

Are The Fast Guys Going to Blow Up?

May 25, 2017
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After observing a dicey week of IndyCar practice and qualifying, Cole Coonce presents a prescient look at the vulnerability of the Honda Engines entered in the 101st Indy 500. Spoiler alert: They did blow up.

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“Oriol Servia summoned more smoke than Ritchie Blackmore’s power chords.”
(photo by David Yowe)

https://fuelcurve.com/101st-indy-500-preview/

Fuel Altereds Flash-Forward at Famoso

May 17, 2017

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“…In the stone-age times of eight spark-plug wires, dragstrip dinosaurs coexisted with other primitive forms of life in a land known as 1320. To the scientific community, the phylum of these creatures is “fuel,” the class is “Altered” and the order is “Awful Awful.” In those antediluvian days, the species known as “AA/Fuel Altereds” foraged and frolicked and fought amongst the tribes for supremacy and survival, from the drag cities of Famoso to Fremont, from Great Lakes to Green Valley, and from Tucson to Puyallup….”

Fuel Altereds Flash-Forward at Famoso by Cole Coonce

http://www.hotrod.com/articles/fuel-altereds-flash-forward-at-famoso/

2017 INDIANAPOLIS 500 MEDITATIONS, PART TWO: THE 4TH INDY GRAND PRIX PREVIEW

May 13, 2017

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“…. the Indy GP solves two dilemmas for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 1) What to do with a road course that is often mothballed; and 2) How can we call this thing “the Month of May” when there are only 33 cars and no bumping and no point in prolonged testing?”
“INDIANAPOLIS 500 MEDITATIONS, PART TWO: THE 4TH INDY GRAND PRIX PREVIEW by Cole Coonce”

INDYCAR – “MEDITATIONS ON THE MONTH OF MAY, Pt. 1”

May 7, 2017

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“When is a two-time Formula 1 champion also a rookie? When it’s Fernando Alonso — the  F1 driver’s champ in both 2005 and 2006 — suiting up for his Rookie Orientation Process this morning in pursuit of a position in the grid in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.”

Cole Coonce on Fernando Alonso, Ayrton Senna, and the death of Joe Leonard in FuelCurve.com

https://fuelcurve.com/indycar-meditations-month-may/