My First Time At The Races Blew My Mind

Jul 16, 2023

Griff here and I don’t usually write about racing and to be honest I was not the biggest IndyCar fan.

I’m a Netflix F1 fan but I do have to say that being around the cars, the paddocks and the drivers and Colin it has changed the way I view racing as a whole.

To wake up and watch it on TV is one thing, but when you’re at the races and hearing the Roar and yes I mean Roar of the engines, it shakes you to your core and you realize when that machine is flying at your at 200km that these guys can drive.

The coolest part of the weekend for me was on Friday when I got to be a part of Alex Tagliani’s Pinty’s Cup victory. Seriously, I was shadowing Colin as he spotted and even got to hold the trophy.

On Saturday I got to meet 6x champ Scott Dixon and David Malukas, who as an American was very fond of a Canadian Classic. All Dressed Ruffles Chips and Smarties.

I won’t say I am all of a sudden an IndyCar guy.

However, I do have the biggest appreciation for the drivers and know that they are truly talented and can drive a damn car.


Griff Bordignon

Hi, my name is Griff and I'm a complete sports nut. I love to play sports, watch sports and most importantly bet on sports too. If I'm not watching or betting on sports, you can find me on the golf course, between the pipes as your average beer league goaltender. Although sports take up most of my life, I also love spending time with my two dogs, streaming usually a 90's Simpson's or attempting to read more books.

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