|IndyCar CEO: $5 million invite drawing interest|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 14 March 2011 10:44|
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.