Gentlemen, Start ALL Your Engines

Time was that Memorial Day was held exclusively on May 30th, and typically on that day all eyes would be on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where sleek open wheel racers would compete at dizzying speeds on the brick-embossed 2.5 mile track.  In my neighborhood, there was barely room for cars to navigate one-way streets, let … Read more

A Formula For American Relevance

On the burial site of the Tequesta Indians, miles inland from actual coastline, well-heeled international celebrities, high rollers and Florida hotties will converge today upon Miami Gardens to see, of all things, impossibly expensive machines race around 19 acres to compete in the first-ever Miami Grand Prix.  Reportedly, tickets that overlook a faux “marina” (essentially … Read more