Posts Tagged ‘Randy Bernard’
Paul’s thoughts from Sunday at the 2010 Honda Indy Toronto.
Sunday thoughts from the 2010 event at Watkins Glen International.
I’m sure everyone who follows the IZOD IndyCar Series has heard the news that Bruton Smith of Speedway Motorsports Inc. and Indy Racing League CEO Randy Bernard have reached some sort of agreement to offer a $20 million bonus to any driver who can win both the Coca-Cola 600 and the Indianapolis 500 on the same day. The logic behind the deal is obviously that cross-pollinating drivers between the IZOD IndyCar Series and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will bring greater attention to both, but I have to wonder how much this is really going to be of benefit to the nation’s premier open-wheel racing series.
Freshman Indy Racing League CEO Randy Bernard understands that he’s got a lot to learn.
Well, we’ve all now had the opportunity to meet Randy Bernard, the new CEO of the Indy Racing League. And — surprise! — opinions differ widely on whether he’s the right person for the job.