Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Sad News: CCWS is BK

It's final. Champ Car is dead. Bankrupt. Motorsports has to be the most effecient way I can think of losing money. In dying, Champ Car took with it the Houston Grand Prix. Link to Chronicle Article. Crewing for an American LeMans Series (ALMS) car was to be my only forray into motorsports this year. It's a shame the ALMS couldn't be the headliner for the weekend.

While at Reliant Park for the rodeo BBQ I noticed the fencing and barriers for the race had already been pre-staged. Seems a lot of people were caught out by this one. The upshot: The event conflicted with Jazzfest. This will save me a fare to/from NOLA. I now have time to drive down...