It's not just about looking good at the Toyota Grand Prix at Long Beach, it's about winning! And, just like the Indy 500, you never know what's going to happen at an IndyCar race!
The third place Jordan Taylor / Renger Van Der Zande Cadillac team did finish in the WeatherTech IMSA series at the GPLB ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya and Helio Castroneves in the Acura Prototypes. Not too shabby.
Sato's mesmerizing accident occurs during the Indy car practice just inches away from me, and small shards slip past the wall and chain link fence, peppering plastic and other material down beyond the safety perimeter. He's lucky to be in one piece!
All attending are engulfed by an Alice In Wonderland experience. The endless stream of colors, sounds, smells, and blazingly fast racing coupled with a hint of danger is like a motorsports version of a Timothy Leary acid trip.
Molly Sanders was one of those iconic type of guys that blazed the trail for the rest of us to follow. Molly was Steve McQueen, John Wayne, Raymond Loewy, and MacGyver all rolled into one. The 2016 Grand Prix of Long Beach still reverberates with his soul.