Bob Loblaw Made Me Make a Phoney Phone Call to Edward Rooney
braddelaparker
2/19/20
2:53 PM
2

I’m going to go ahead and say that this story has been repeated thousands of times for all-male teams, too. The fact that they’re an all-woman team theoretically gave them a marketing edge, but it didn’t come to fruition. The number of times that a sponsor has backed out of pro-racing sponsorships are too many to Read more

2/19/20
1:29 PM
5

I wouldn’t have used Ben Keating as the example of a “gentleman driver who competes because they have the money more than the merit.” Dudes definitely loaded, but he’s very competent for an amateur driver. He has some race wins, almost a LM win, and at Daytona this year drove an LMP2 AND a GTD in the race, which by Read more

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2/19/20
1:16 PM
10

I gotta be honest I’m not reading much here that indicates to me that the sport “doesn’t want women.” the team and its pro drivers were assessed with much fanfare and have been treated well (with some social growing pains for sure)
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2/19/20
12:58 PM
15

By the end of the article, you really get the sense that this motorsport kind of doesn’t want women.
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2/19/20
12:54 PM
12

It didn’t matter that IMSA is a series full of gentleman drivers who compete because they have the money more than the merit, that there are plenty of men out there with lengthy careers who just haven’t achieved much. Read more

2/19/20
12:48 PM
8

Probably because those companies decided that more men than women watch auto racing.  

2/19/20
12:23 PM
4

She knew it would take millions of dollars to run a team properly, but she said she felt confident that companies owned by women, or run by women, or interested in marketing their products to women, would quickly deliver all the sponsorships her team would need. Read more

2/18/20
1:10 PM
1

It really isn’t. It’s just going to turn into manufacturers making the minimum required number of Le Mans Prototypes just legal enough to call “road cars” and stick them in collections so they can go racing with a proper race car. We’ve been here before.

2/18/20
12:57 PM
24

Such an odd contrast to the blandness of their street cars.

2/18/20
12:44 PM
43

Toyota: I want to fucking race! NAOW!!! Let’s do it!! Top Prototype/Hypercars!!! Street versions! Group C is back baby! 1,000HP/AWD monsters!!!! Come on!!!!!! Insane racing technology for the road!

2/18/20
11:36 AM
4

I think I would prefer the Audi and it’s making me question my entire existence

2/13/20
9:26 PM
7

it’s a super weird review. obviously mentioning weaker aspects of the album is a must, but focusing your entire Tame Impala review around his lyrics and ignoring everything else is like reviewing a Pink Floyd album for the drums. like c’mon - “A conversation about the nature of devotion turns into Parker telling the Read more

2/13/20
1:25 PM
66

I’m sure an exceedingly rare French exotic will be completely reliable and easy to fix. 

2/13/20
1:17 PM
68

Hot damn 4/5 great suggestions is a much higher percentage than usual!  Come on torch, you can do better...That’s an Orlovean-level suggestion