Ed Carpenter is a rare breed in Indycar today being an owner/driver in a series dominated by multicar teams and rich team owners owners. This weekend, however, he shut out the field and won the pole for the Indianapolis 500.
The Super Bowl reminded me that we're all working towards what we see as our top goal, our end result. As we continue to reach for those goals and realize those dreams, the stakes get higher and the obstacles far greater.
Memorial Day Weekend -- to some it means the beginning of summer, kids out of school, families planning vacations; but for us race fans, it means it's time for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing -- The Indianapolis 500. It's not just a race; it is a national pastime.