Open Wheelin’ Blog: Monty Python, Life Lessons and Looking on the Bright Side of IndyCar

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones photo — Stop me if you’ve heard this before. “I’m a big IndyCar fan, but after this latest controversy and the fact that the series no longer operates like it’s 1979, I guess I’ll find another sport to watch on — ” Yeah, I …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Looking Back And Looking Ahead; “SuperTex” A.J. Foyt At 80

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INDIANAPOLIS — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — IndyCar photo — It took me a few extra days to get my thoughts together, but for a man with a spirit the size of Texas, sometimes it takes those few extra minutes to get it all just quite right. With that being said — January 16, …

Spencer Davis and Cameron Hayley Join Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 Eastern on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Jerry Markland/Crystal Snape photos — Two NASCAR young guns return to Speed77 Radio’s Motorsports Madness as Cameron Hayley (NCWTS/KNPSE) and Spencer Davis (NWSMT) return to the program tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern time to preview their 2015 seasons live on the Performance Motorsports Network. Davis is coming off a win in the …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: A Christmas Wish List For The Formula One Faithful

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JOHNSTON, R.I. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Mark Thompson/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — The holiday season is upon us once again. With December comes gifts of friendship and family, but unfortunately, the gift of racing is still over three months away. Even with some chips still to fall before the 2015 season begins …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: A Christmas Wish List For The IndyCar Faithful

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — It’s that time of year again. Cold weather cripples the country, traffic jams clog the roads anywhere near outlet malls, the in-laws are in town, and there’s absolutely no racing to serve as a light at the end of the tunnel. Not …

Dirt Track Dominators Kinser and Schatz Highlight Final Motorsports Madness of 2014 Monday Night at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Tony Stewart Racing photo — Tony Stewart Racing teammates and multi-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champions Steve Kinser and Donny Schatz headline two hours of season-ending racing news and conversation Monday night on the Performance Motorsports Network as the final episode of Speed77 Radio’s Motorsports Madness for 2014 …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Musical Chairs; With Conway Out, Who Steps Into The CFH No. 20?

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INDIANAPOLIS — Column by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — The new IndyCar season is still four months away, but the PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis has thrown the series back into the spotlight with exciting new announcements breaking from the conference. Buried beneath several other important news stories emerging from the week …

Indy Lights Star Matthew Brabham and Snowball Derby Roundup Highlight Tonight’s Motorsports Madness Show on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Matthew Brabham photo – Andretti Autosport Firestone Indy Lights racer Matthew Brabham, a look back at this past weekend’s Snowball Derby for Super Late Models, the V8 Supercars Championship finale in Sydney and the latest motorsports news and analysis will keep the Speed77 Radio roundtable buzzing on tonight’s two-hour edition of …

Andretti Autosport Duo and Utica-Rome Owner Bill Shea Headline Motorsports Madness at 7 Eastern on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Dalton Kellett/Shawn Gritzmacher photos — Open wheel fever will invade Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online’s Motorsports Madness tonight as Andretti Autosport young guns Zach Veach (2014 Indy Lights) and Dalton Kellett (2015 Pro Mazda) hit the airwaves to discuss their upcoming campaigns and more on the two-hour live broadcast, …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Fourteen Things I’m Thankful For This Holiday Weekend

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — As the comedian Louis C.K. jokes, “everything is amazing and nobody is happy.” Very often, we take the things that are most valuable in our lives for granted and don’t realize the great things we have in life until they’re gone. That’s …

Justin Boston, NASCAR Championship Wrap-Up Highlights Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 Eastern on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Daniel Shirey/Getty Images North America photo — Justin Boston, who announced a deal on Friday to run the full 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season for Kyle Busch Motorsports, will join the Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online crew live tonight on Motorsports Madness to discuss his upcoming season. The two-hour …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Changing History? How Double Points Would Have Altered Past F1 World Titles

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Mark Thompson/Getty Images South America photo — With ten victories and five additional podiums through 18 races, it seems clear that Lewis Hamilton deserves to win the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship. However, with just 17 points separating Hamilton from Mercedes AMG Petronas teammate Nico Rosberg heading …