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Month: June 2017

On The Bubble

When I was a kid, I loved to watch the last day of Time Trials for the Indianapolis 500, known as “Bubble Day.”  It was simple:  There were 33 spots in the race, but often you’d have 45-50 drivers trying to qualify.  On the final day, you would have 10-15 drivers making their last runs at glory, a last-hour dash that often combined engineering, desperation, and bravado. Margins were always impossibly small.  Those left on the outside looking in would be so very close, seeking those last hundredths of a second.  At the same time you’d have the man in 33rd position – the man everyone was trying to bump out: The man on the bubble. It was easy to imagine what…

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