Sebastian Vettel, Go Indycar Racing

15 years racing in the pinnacle of motorsport. 57 pole positions. 53 wins, which is more than Alain Prost by the way. And four Driver’s World Championships. What a phenomenal career. And you’re just 35! Seriously impressive all the way around. Moreover, up and down the grid, you’ve earned admiration and respect as a human being. Perhaps—no—definitely the more impressive result here.

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Honda Reveals the 2023 Civic Type R

Much more attractive than the outgoing model, Honda also promises more power and a very snug and comfortable interior.

At first turn of the wheel, you knew the 11th generation Honda Civic hatchback took a big step forward in driver engagement and feel. Its stiffer platform allowed the suspension to precisely control the wheel and simultaneously provide the driver good feedback. Honda built a great car in the 2022 Civic hatchback. And, critically, provided an excellent foundation for the 2023 Civic Type R.

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Ep. 334: The Austrian GP Showcased the Absurdity of Track Limits

Several drivers received multiple warnings, a few saw black and white flags, and a couple were penalized. None of them gained an advantage. Sprints still seem silly, too. Otherwise, great race!

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Ep. 333: The British GP Delivered Spectacle, Drama, and Firsts

Rain fell during qualifying again and brought a somewhat unexpected starting grid. A mega crash at the start of the race proved also to be just the start of the action.

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Ep. 332: The Canadian GP Brought Intense Competition, Rain or Shine

Wet qualifying and dry racing brought different strategies, setups, and a scrambled starting grid. Engine penalties didn’t help. And I interview Porsche factory driver, Laurens Vanthoor.

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Ep. 331: The Azerbaijan GP Proved to be a Race of Endurance

And for different reasons. Some suffered mechanical failures, others physical pain. But it led to unexpected results across the board. We also cover Indycar’s Grand Prix at Road America.

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Episode 330: IMSA Detroit Grand Prix Flat Out from Green to Checker

IMSA put on quite a show despite just bringing 16 cars to the party. No yellow flags, but plenty of fenders clashing made it close in both DPi and GTD classes. I also interview the drivers from Wayne Taylor Racing, Meyer Shank Racing, and Paul Miller Racing.

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Episode 329: Indycar Detroit Grand Prix Keeps it Green and Fast

The final Detroit Grand Prix held on Belle Isle brings fantastic weather and stupendous racing. I Interview Romain Grosjean and HPD VP, Kelvin Fu

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Episode 328: The Monaco GP Proves that Even the Jewel in the Crown Can Get Wet

It occasionally rains in Monaco. Changing conditions increased the importance of pit strategy and mistakes bit some teams harder than others. Nice weather prevailed stateside for the Indy500, but high winds played with car balance, as did pit penalties.

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Lexus Reveals New Fifth-Generation RX

Three of the four powertrains will be electrified. None of them will include a V-6. Lexus also built the sportiness RX yet, the 500h F-Sport.

24 years after Lexus introduced the RX crossover SUV, which more or less invented the luxury crossover SUV segment, we now get the fifth-generation RX model for the 2023 model year. Actually, we get several: Front- and all-wheel-drive versions of the RX 350, and several electrified AWD models, the RX 350h, the RX 450h+, and a brand-new kind of thing: the RX 500H F Sport. And, unlike the original, V-6 equipped 1999 RX 300, none of them run on more than 4 cylinders.

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