Posts Tagged ‘Tony George’
[IMS PR] “Tony George has made the difficult decision to resign from the board because of his involvement with a group that has recently expressed an interest in purchasing the Hulman & Company-owned INDYCAR organization,” said Jeff Belskus, Hulman & Company president and CEO.
Steph lodges an impassioned plea for the in-fighting in INDYCAR management to come to an end for good.
Paul and ESPN.com motorsports writer John Oreovicz discuss last weekend’s Indianapolis 500 and whether former INDYCAR CEO Tony George should have role in the current INDYCAR administration.
Freshman Indy Racing League CEO Randy Bernard understands that he’s got a lot to learn.
This first Counterpoint article focuses on the pros and cons of races hosted on city streets.
My colleague Steph recently wrote a wonderful post about how IndyCar, as the Series, needs to remember its roots and not forget the working men and women that bought tickets, became devoted followers, and formed the bedrock of open-wheel racing’s success here in America. My only qualm with what Steph wrote is that I don’t think she took it far enough. It’s not only the IZOD IndyCar Series and the Indy Racing League that must remember its roots. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation needs to remember how it become the world’s greatest race course.
With IZOD’s title sponsorship aiming to reach a younger, more urban potential fan base, what does the series need to do to ensure that it doesn’t inadvertently disconnect itself from its most faithful?