The governor previously did not have authority to appoint anyone to the quasi-government agency, but that changed earlier this year in legislation that’s expected to keep the Indiana Pacers in town and fund the CIB for the next 25 years.
Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom
Roger Penske, 82, is a fixture in the Detroit automotive scene and is one of America’s most successful businessmen. He celebrated his record 18th Indianapolis 500 victory as a car owner in May with driver Simon Pagenaud.Read More
Alexander Rossi pocketed $759,159 for his second straight runner-up finish.
John Menard finally reached victory lane Sunday with owner Roger Penske and driver Simon Pagenaud, their car sponsored by Menard’s Midwest-based home improvement chain. Menard has been sponsoring cars at Indy since 1979.
Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times, making him one of the most accomplished auto racers in history. But he says his personal brand owes more to dancing than driving.
The safety piece will virtually cover the open-air cockpit with a clear screen on a titanium framework. Its purpose is to protect the driver from flying debris.
NBC mainstays Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker were joined by Tom Hanks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of a live broadcast honoring caregivers to U.S. military veterans.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown acknowledged Monday the team was woefully unprepared to qualify a car for the Indianapolis 500, and small oversights snowballed into the final result.
Kyle Kaiser, 23, in a dramatic last-gasp bid by tiny Juncos Racing, knocked Fernando Alonso off the bubble and ruined the day for McLaren, which was trying to make a comeback to the Indy 500 for the first time since the 1970s.
McLaren had another miserable day preparing for the Indianapolis 500 as the team worked tirelessly in a failed effort to get Fernando Alonso on the track Thursday for Indianapolis 500 practice.
Under the leadership of Zak Brown, McLaren is back at Indy as an independent entrant for the first time since the 1970s, when it won three Indy 500s in 10 appearances before returning to England with a focus on Formula One.
More than two dozen drivers spent Wednesday testing the deflector, which is designed to reduce the risk of head injuries. It will be the latest safety device to make its debut at the Indy 500.
Under former Zionsville marketing executive Zak Brown, McLaren Racing is attempting to make a lasting return to the IndyCar.
Speedway and NASCAR officials plan to play up the patriotism theme to promote the event’s new schedule.
The agreement is set to commemorate Cummins Inc.’s 100th anniversary and includes a parade lap before the Indy 500 featuring five Cummins-engineered cars that previously participated in the race.
IndyCar is ready to go racing again after six long months spent solidifying the business side of the series as it executes a five-year plan aimed at continued growth.
Retired driver and former motorsports broadcaster Derek Daly has amended the defamation lawsuit he filed last week against WISH-TV Channel 8 and the station’s parent company.
Firestone said more than 26,000 Firehawk race tires will be supplied to race teams throughout the season, including more than 6,000 for Indy 500-related activities in late April and early May.
Financial services firm Gainbridge has reached a multiyear deal to become the presenting sponsor of the Indianapolis 500, race officials announced Thursday. It becomes just the second presenting sponsor in the race’s history.
Conor Daly gives the Andretti Autosport team an all-American roster, rounding out the lineup with Marco Andretti, former Indy 500 winners Alexander Rossi and Ryan Hunter-Reay, and Zach Veach.