A spectator hit by a piece of debris that came off a race car at the IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Florida, on March 29 intends to sue the city. The open-wheel series also could be a target of the victim's lawyers.
Ever been to the Indianapolis 500 and 20 laps into the race you're wondering who's on what lap, let alone who's in what place? You're not alone. And IndyCar is trying to fix that with a cool new on-car digital display.
Leading up to the Feb. 27 opening of the movie "Focus," several IndyCar Series race markets hosted private screenings organized by Warner Bros. Show cars will be present at screenings and IndyCar drivers are introducing the film in major markets.
When Mazda wanted a real-life safety pioneer for its TV commercials, it turned to local resident and motorsports safety savant Bill Simpson. The publicity couldn't come at a better time for Simpson, who just went to market with his latest creation—a football helmet.
The closing of the Indiana Motorsports Association will leave a void in the market, said its executive director, Tom Weisenbach. The IMA's formation in 2005 was much ballyhooed by then Gov. Mitch Daniels and myriad motorsports companies.