• UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway unveiled its new and much needed new scoring pylon for the Crown Royal 400. But here are the stats that got my attention -- It's only the third scoring tower in IMS history. The first was built in 1959 and not replaced until 1994, an unbelievably long gap. Then another 20 years before this new one. Decades between upgrades of such important things as this is one reason IMS has lost fans.

Sunday, October 16, 2011


There is much that could be said. No doubt, given the realities of social media, others will do at least some of that. Out of respect to the family, friends and fans of Dan Wheldon, I will stay silent this week. Thank you. God Bless.