Christiano da Matta’s Magical Season

It was 2002 and driver Cristiano da Matta roared to the CART championship with the Newman-Haas race team. With seven wins and seven pole positions, it was a glorious season for the Newman-Haas crew. However, Tim notes that this was also the last great year for the CART series with the schism between the Indy … Read more

Racing Camelot: Nigel Mansell

In 1993, team owner Carl Haas both surprised and shocked the Indy Car world by importing the reigning Formula One champion, Nigel Mansell, to join the Newman-Haas organization. It was a bold and unprecedented move, but how would the existing crew react to working for a world-famous driver who literally had no experience on oval … Read more

Indy 500 Race Day: On The Grid

In this episode, Tim Coffeen will take you inside the garage as an Indy Car team prepares for the legendary Indy 500 on race day. You’ll learn how the team operates on that one incredible day, from entering the track in the pre-dawn darkness with a police escort, to its meals together, to the tension … Read more