Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso plans to race for McLaren at the Indianapolis 500, marking McLaren’s first Indy 500 appearance in 38 years.
Formerly based in Zionsville, Zak Brown is leaving his executive role with a global marketing firm. He admits only that he plans to be “heavily involved” in F1, but isn’t as coy about the likelihood of a series race in Indianapolis.
Formula One is getting a new owner, one based in the U.S., no less, and the change at the top should amount to new eyes giving a fresh look at the global reach of the most popular form of motorsports in the world.
The deaths of IndyCar’s Justin Wilson and Formula One's Jules Bianchi from head injuries have created discussions on how to protect open-wheel drivers.
The track has scheduled yet another new event for 2014. The move is bound to draw criticism from traditionalists who think Speedway officials are diluting the venue’s heritage by bringing in so many extra races.
Mel Harder had been with the Speedway for 22 years, most recently overseeing operations and facilities management for the famed Brickyard.
Motorsports marketing guru Zak Brown believes selling about a fourth of his business to a London-based company will help fuel his phenomenal growth in the sponsorship business of Europe’s Formula One racing.
India-based JPSK Sports Private Ltd. hired JMI to provide strategic consulting for the venue that will host the inaugural
Formula One Indian Grand Prix in 2011.
Tony George, who was Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League chairman until last June, was in China for several
days this month to
attend F1’s Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai April 18 at the invitation of F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
Officials from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Formula One say they’re in discussions to bring a Formula One race back
city. F1 left the city in 2007 after an eight-year run.