The Indy 500 And Diversity In Motorsports

Jun 3, 2021

Credit Samantha Horton / IPB News

The Indianapolis 500 this weekend was the biggest sporting event in the world since the pandemic started, with 135,000 fans in the stands.

Today we talk about how the race went, how safety precautions were handled, and we learn about Paretta Autosport, the majority female team.

We also talk to leaders from Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Force Indy to learn about efforts to increase diversity in motorsports.

Produced by Drew Daudelin.

Guests:

Samantha Horton
Business Reporter, Indiana Public Broadcasting

Jimmie McMillian
Chief Diversity Officer, Penske Entertainment Corp.

Rod Reid
Team Principal, Force Indy

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