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Topic - Derrick Walker
The IndyCar Series will do everything possible to prevent a repeat of the accident at Houston that injured more than a dozen people and sent three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti to the hospital with a broken ankle and two fractured vertebrae, IndyCar CEO Mark Miles said Wednesday.
IndyCar's new president of competition said Sunday he was in agreement with acting race director Brian Barnhart to penalize Dario Franchitti in the first race at Toronto, then later overturn the call.
IndyCar has come up with a strategy through 2021 to make its cars faster and safer in hopes of winning back old fans and attracting new ones.
IndyCar rescinded $10,000 in-race fines levied against Graham Rahal and James Jakes from the Indianapolis 500.
Derrick Walker took a break this week from being the general manager for Ed Carpenter Racing to get himself immersed in his new job as head of IndyCar competition.
Zak Brown has turned down an offer to join the IndyCar Series, choosing instead to remain with the motorsports marketing company he founded.
IndyCar drivers and owners have always considered Derrick Walker to be a beacon of leadership.
With Indianapolis 500 practice set to begin Saturday, the talk Friday was all about possible changes.
"As our qualifying format evolves we continue to evaluate what is best for the competitors," said Derrick Walker, IndyCar's president of competition. "We realized the need to provide teams that didn't get an attempt on Saturday an opportunity on Sunday to make the Indianapolis 500. Ultimately, we still capture the fastest 33 cars and that's who will make the race."
"Last year we had one person, who would have an on-or-off again love affair with the media. Beaux was the story for the weekend. He got a lot of calls that were blamed on him, and some were and some weren't," Walker said.