With less than two weeks until the Brickyard 400 NASCAR race, a massive clean-up effort is underway at the Speedway. IMS officials said this is the worst wind damage the facility has seen in its 106-year history.
The Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana—held just a few miles from New Orleans—may be in jeopardy after its inaugural year, as a legal battle unfolds between the venue where the IndyCar Series race was held and the race operator.
More than 40,000 are expected to attend Saturday's Grand Prix of Indianapolis if the rain stays away, and Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles said ticket sales for the May 24 Indianapolis 500 are "really, really strong."
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.