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Throwback Thursday: Reunited, And It Feels So Good

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 25 / 17

Nine years ago this week, the 92nd Indianapolis 500 brought some "sizzle" back to the Brickyard . With the Champ Car-IRL split ended, the race marked the first time since '95 that "all of the top teams and drivers in American open-wheel racing" participated. Wins earlier in the season by drivers D...

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