The race has started. After the first lap we had a two-car accident but no injuries and car #17 is looking good right now. After this post I won’t do any until after the race.
Steve Dixon is the Team Manager for the Ethanol Car out here in the pits.
The 2004 Indy 500 winner is the third Rahal-Letterman team driver. He’s Buddy Rice and he addressed the Ethanol Summit yesterday.
It’s Miller Lite Carb Day at the track. For an hour this morning all the cars in the race Sunday got to put in some laps.
The Ethanol Car driver, Jeff Simmons, faced the press this morning early.
The co-owner of Rahal-Letterman Racing is Bobby Rahal. He’s pictured here addressing yesterday’s Ethanol Summit.
She’s featured in USA Today’s Speed Weekend and also on the Friday cover. She’s Danica Patrick and she’s hoping to improve on her 4th place finish here last year.
One of the speakers at today’s Ethanol Summit was Ed Peper, General Manager of Chevrolet. He’s pictured here with Indiana Lt. Governor Becky Skillman. I interviewed Ed about General Motors committment to alternative fuel vehicles (AFV’s) after his remarks to the Summit attendees. He made it very clear that GM is in the alternative fuels business to stay. He says …
After the Ethanol Summit program was over, it was time for a ride around the track. USDA Under Secretary Tom Dorr is inside the truck you see here on his second lap.