Bank of America Corp. faces a lawsuit by former Indianapolis Colts star defensive end Dwight Freeney, who claims the bank set him up with an unqualified private banker and her “notorious financial predator” boyfriend.
When James Hinchcliffe slammed into a wall at more than 220 mph, he hit an energy-absorbing barrier that likely saved his life. The origins of that barrier began at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Tony George.
While Michael Andretti rails on the new aero kits and serious questions about their safety emerge, IndyCar officials remain hopeful the body work can lead to higher, possibly even record, speeds for the 100th Indianapolis 500 next year.
The Indiana Finance Authority is paying about $71 million to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to end an interest-rate swap as part of a bond sale to refinance debt for Lucas Oil Stadium. An additional $34.7 million is being paid for the Indiana Convention Center.
Officials are planning another $30 million-plus in renovations to the historic track in time for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next May. Improvements will be made to gateway entrances and grandstand seating.
Over five days, three drivers hit the walls at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and all wound up with a similar result: going airborne. IndyCar officials responded by reducing horsepower and eliminating the pole shootout.
Organizers of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon say they're focused on producing a quality event and aren't concerned by the number of finishers, which have fallen from 31,170 to 24,472 in three years.