Start your Friday mornings at the track!
IMSM Members are invited to stop by the Museum for an hour and fuel up on coffee and conversation with featured IMS personalities. Guest speakers will share stories from the Speedway and answer questions during this FREE, members-only event.
Registration is limited to the first 25 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum members. Save your spot by contacting Kelly Hartman at 317-492-6568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 11 – Sebastian Saavedra
Colombian driver Sebastián Saavedra has made 63 IndyCar Series starts, including six at the Indianapolis 500 and the pole for the inaugural INDYCAR Grand Prix at IMS in 2014. After starting his racing career in karting, Saavedra worked his way up the open-wheel, formula racing ladder in several Formula BMW series, Formula 3 and IndyLights – where he was named 2009 Rookie of the Year and has a total of four series victories. Saavedra was also part of the winning effort at the prestigious 24 Hours of Daytona this year, earning the top spot in the LMP2 (“Le Mans Prototype”) class with the DragonSpeed team. Join IMS Historian Donald Davidson in learning more about Sebastián’s life and career.
November 15 – Jamie Little
Sit down for a chat between IMS Museum Historian Donald Davidson and FOX Network’s on-air personality Jamie Little. A well-known action sports and motorsports reporter since 1998, Little currently covers the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup and Xfinity series. She has also covered the IndyCar series, becoming the first female pit reporter for the live television broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 in 2004. Jamie is an author, entrepreneur, and ambassador for animals. Her book Essential Car Care for Women was published in 2013. She and her husband are preparing to celebrate the one-year anniversary of their newest endeavor, Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery at Keystone.