Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 1990s rolled out the red carpet for two heavy hitters: track president Anton H. "Tony" George and four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears.
New CEO Randy Bernard said Friday the IRL will make an announcement in the next two weeks about adding excitement to races outside of the Indianapolis 500.
It may be the offseason, but there is still plenty of IndyCar news, starting with the closing of the Brickyard Crossing Inn, some cost saving offered up by chassis maker Dallara, and E.J. Viso sticking with HVM Racing, writes John Oreovicz.
Now that American open-wheel racing once again is under one umbrella, John Oreovicz is licking his chops trying to create the dream schedule for 2009.
Until last week, Sarah Fisher did not have a deal to race in Sunday's IRL season-opener.