It’s been a few years since we’ve invited a motorsport luminary to do a special Mailbag takeover, and who better to break that drought than IndyCar president Jay Frye?
Frye will be well-known to the vast majority of RACER.com readers, but for those in need of a quick recap, his path to helming the day-to-day operations of the NTT IndyCar Series began with stints at Anheuser-Busch, and later Valvoline Racing. From there, he held executive positions with NASCAR teams MB2 Motorsports and Red Bull Racing before moving to Hulman Motorsports as chief revenue officer in 2013, and became IndyCar’s president of competition and operations two years later. His success in that role led to his being appointed IndyCar president in late 2018.
We’d like to thank Jay for taking the time to answer questions from a readership that includes a lot of IndyCar’s most passionate and knowledgeable fans.
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