This week on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick 5/14/23
Top Story: Business of Motorsports
Graham Rahal, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
We continue our month-long series of shows on the business of motorsports. What makes Indiana so appealing to race teams like Rahal Letterman Lanigan? We’ll go one-on-one with NTT IndyCar Series Driver Graham Rahal about why the team decided to build its $20 million global headquarters in Zionsville.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Not Just for Racing
Allison Melangton, Senior Vice President, Penske Entertainment
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is no longer a “one horsepower wonder.” We asked Penske Entertainment’s Allison Melangton about how the world’s greatest racecourse has evolved into a year-round entertainment destination.
Business of Health: AMR IndyCar Safety Team
Tim Baughman, Track Safety & Medical Services Senior Director, NTT IndyCar Series
Many say they’re the best in the business at saving lives when things go wrong on the racetrack. Kylie Veleta has a behind-the-scenes look at the men and women of the AMR IndyCar safety crew.
Around INdiana: Purdue’s Impact on the Indy 500
Jay Gephart, Director of Bands, Purdue University
The Indianapolis 500 is more than just race cars. It’s about the traditions and the people, like the Purdue All American Marching Band’s more than 100-year connection to the track, and the university’s huge role in innovation at the world’s greatest racecourse.