Milwaukee will have a presence at this weekend' Indy 500 thanks to a partnership between AJ Foyt Racing, Belardi Auto Racing, James Davison and Central Standard Distillery.
Senior writer Molly Snyder had never been to Indianapolis before, so she really wasn't sure what she'd find, but after a long weekend and a lot of investigating, she came home eager to share what she discovered with Milwaukeeans who might want to take Indy for a spin.
The mess at Ohio State University, which lead to head coach Jim Tressel's "resignation," has again brought the argument of whether or not college athletes should be paid to the forefront. The answer could not be any more simple: no. No way. Not one cent. These "amateurs," these "students" ... they get plenty as it is.
It's been 30 years since Rick Mears crossed the finish line first at the Rex Mays 150 to clinch his first-ever career Champ Car victory.
For 56 years, Russ Lake has been a fixture on the Wisconsin racing scene and the 71-year-old grandfather shows no signs of slowing down. He'll spend this weekend at the Milwaukee Mile, where he is the official track photographer.
In a return to tradition, the Milwaukee Mile is expected to host an Indy Racing League event the week following the 2007 Indianapolis 500.