The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association's racing series rolls into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month for an event expected to draw hundreds of competitors and tens of thousands of spectators.
Kerauno, an Indianapolis-based startup, signed a deal with Andretti Autosport this year to help the IndyCar team better communicate with its sponsors, hospitality guests and other corporate partners and fans through a variety of electronic means.
It will end a tradition that is just as much part of the Indy 500 fabric as the Borg-Warner Trophy, the yard of bricks, the celebratory milk in victory lane and the singing of "(Back Home Again in) Indiana."
After some quick reminders from team owner Ed Carpenter, Danica Patrick passed the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's two-phase refresher course Tuesday after driving an IndyCar for the first time in seven years.
For folks who want something a little more structurally solid than glamping but more homey than a hotel, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway plans to offer lodging for this year's Indy 500 in pint-sized houses.