Dr. Steve Olvey Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer In a time period where the world of American open wheel racing pushed the confines of danger, a series of life-changing accidents were always common. When certain accidents happen, action must be taken to prevent serious injuries or even death. It was the main focal point of the upcoming documentary Rapid Response, and right away you’ll get that feel as to why the professionally staffed safety team came to be. Without a shadow of a doubt, this documentary takes you on a dramatic trip to theRead More

Posted On September 6, 2016By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Will Power Cleared to Drive

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Will Power has been medically cleared to race after he passed the required IndyCar medical exams today. Power was initially not cleared to drive following a hard crash late in Sunday’s IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen Presented by Hitachi. The 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series champion was reportedly suffering from concussion like symptoms following the accident. He was evaluated today at the University of Miami Concussion Center by Dr. Stephen Olvey, who served for 25 years as the medical director for CART. Power passed both necessaryRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer With the Texas Motor Speedway celebrating its 20th anniversary, there is good reason to reflect on the great racing that the venerable 1.5 mile oval has given us over the years. In looking back, I often wonder about the one race that wasn’t held. The 2001 Firestone Firehawk 600 for the CART Series. When the Texas Motor Speedway was still under construction, track manager and promoter, Eddie Gossage, had a vision that would see the new race track host all of the major American racingRead More