Indianapolis Business Journal

NOV. 8-14, 2019

While the cheers from the IndyCar paddock were loud in the wake of the news that Roger Penske is buying the open wheel racing series and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, that doesn't mean smooth sailing for either property. IndyCar still faces significant obstacles with sponsorship and viewership, and the track could use upgrades to bring it up to speed for modern audiences, Anthony Schoettle reports. Also in this week's issue, Susan Orr digs into problems with IndyGo vendors that are disrupting the Red Line's operations and hurting the transit agency's bottom line. And Mickey Shuey examines how groups that stage large events in convention cities like Indianapolis have reacted to local plans to expand capacity for events and visitors.

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