WBIW.com News - sports

Brought to you by WBIW News and Network Indiana

IRL Teams Struggle To Find Sponsorships

Last updated on Friday, February 20, 2009

(INDIANAPOLIS) - The start of the 2009 IndyCar Series season is just over a month away and officials continue to scramble for sponsors to field teams.

Top names such as Rahal/Letterman Racing are still working to find the funding to field teams for the season.

Indy Racing League (IRL) Commercial Division President Terry Angstadt says the series faces financial challenges because of the faltering economy and slumping auto industry.

1340 AM WBIW welcomes comments and suggestions by calling 812.277.1340 during normal business hours or by email at comments@wbiw.com

© Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Click here to go back to previous page