Advertisement

 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard says the series' $5 million challenge to other drivers has attracted plenty of interest.
Bernard said Monday that some 15 drivers or their representatives have contacted him since IndyCar offered $5 million in February to any driver who beats the open-wheel professionals in their championship race in Las Vegas.
He says overtures have come from NASCAR, Formula 1, Supercross and Rally.
Bernard says some of the names are ``fantastic.'' He says the promotion is intended to improve television ratings and gain the credibility to say ``our drivers are the best drivers in the world.''
The season-ending championship race will be held Oct. 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

Advertisement

NASCAR Odds

No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Pure Michigan 400 Picks The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series holds the Pure Michigan 400 later today. Here are some drivers we like to contend for the victory.
Thumbnail Road America 180 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series competes this afternoon in the Road America 180. Here are the drivers we like to contend...
Thumbnail Careers for Veterans 200 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series kicks off the auto racing weekend this afternoon for the Careers for Veterans 200. Here are the drivers we like to...
Thumbnail Careers for Veterans 200 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesis back in action this weekend when drivers compete in the Careers for Veterans...
Thumbnail Road America 180 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Wisconsin this weekend for the Road American 180. Here is a look at the odds to win this...
More inNASCAR Articles