Tonight on Trackside, Kevin Lee and Curt Cavin discuss the news that Sarah Fisher will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 in a 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06. They talk about the history of celebrity pace car drivers as well as race car drivers pacing the field. Kevin and Curt take listener questions, including one about recent news that Carvana is undergoing employee layoffs, and what potential impact that could have on Jimmie Johnson’s sponsorship.
Indy Lights championship leader Linus Lundqvist joins the show to talk about his season so far, including his thrilling win in the wet conditions at Barber Motorsports Park. We also hear about his upbringing, what he expects this weekend on the IMS road course, and his hopes to join the IndyCar paddock. Our News of the Day, brought to you by the Indianapolis Speedrome and Circle City Raceway is the impressive F1 TV ratings from the Miami GP.