The Autosportradio.com 2018 Show presented by Honda and HPD, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Verizon IndyCar Series and the SVRA will stream live on Tuesday May 1st live from McGilvery’s Speedway.. 3009 No High School Road.. beginning at 7PM ET.
The program can be seen/heard by logging onto www.autosportradio.com then click on the YouTube link just below the screen to watch the live stream on YouTube. The show is also streamed live on the autosportradioshow Facebook page.
When the program concludes you will find the archive available on YouTube. Log onto www.youtube.com and put..”autosportradioshow“.. in the search box and click to see the past shows.
Sarah Marie Fisher is a retired American professional racecar driver who competed in the IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500. Born in Columbus, Ohio, and raised in Commerical Point, Ohio, Fisher ran Sarah Fisher Racing between 2008 and 2014, becoming the first and only female team owner and the youngest owner in the IndyCar Series, as well as the first female team owner to win an IndyCar Series race. In 2010, she competed in her ninth and final Indy 500, marking the most number of starts for a woman in the 94-year history of the event.
Sahah, an only child and was exposed to life at the track at an early age. Her parents took their young daughter to the track to watch her father drive sprint cars. Her first racing experience came as a five-year-old when her parents fitted her for her first race car – a quarter-midget. Sarah graduated from Teays Valley High School in 1999, seventh in her class with honors and a 4.178 grade point average. She enrolled at Ohio State University in order to pursue an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering but before the school year began, Fisher received a call to race in the IndyCar Series. She later attended Butler University on a part-time basis pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, but due to the demands of her schedule, left the university. She also attended Ellis College of New York Institute of Technology for a short time.
Sarah met her future husband, Andy O’Gara, in 2002 at Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, where O’Gara was Fisher’s left tire changer. During an interview on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on May 18, 2009, Fisher claimed to have run over O’Gara. The two began dating in 2004 and became engaged on October 4, 2005––Fisher’s 25th birthday. O’Gara was Fisher’s Crew Chief at Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in 2007. The couple married at St. Roch Catholic Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, September 15, 2007.
Located just 10 minutes from downtown and blocks from the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway Indoor Karting is a world class indoor karting facility that provides visitors of all ages and experience, the opportunity to experience racing through driving on both a European-style, multi-level road course as well as a banked oval.
Sarah and Andy have shifted there attention to a new racing venture the Speedway Indoor Karting Center which opened April 1, 2016.The facility features multiple impressive air rotation units as well as fresh air intakes to allow guests to experience the adrenaline, power and feel of gas powered karts all year round. With a personalized, hands on approach the visitors will quickly become acclimated to the karting equipment through easy coaching and guidance from staff and owners, Sarah Fisher and Andy O’Gara. It’s perfect for the karting novice and is thrilling for the more experienced karter. Their customers will also have the availability to savor a delectable meal or drink while viewing karting drivers through the windows of a tw .o story, on-site fully independent American Cuisine restaurant, 1911 Grill. The 1911 Grill is open to all ages and features two stories of seating, both with outside seating, fireplaces and fantastic views of Main Street, Speedway in addition to the newly added mini-bowling lanes and game room.
In addition to all this Sarah is also the Pace Car for about 9 IndyCar events. Andy and Sarah have a daughter Zoe O’Gara (born on September 13, 2011) and a son Daniel James O’Gara (born on June 12, 2014).
Michael is a 1988 graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Communications..Radio/TV/Film.
In 2011 he joined the IMSA Radio Network as a pit Reporter where he is still a current member of the broadcast team.
Also in 2011 Michael began working at Freelance Graphics Where is currently the General Manager.
On IndyCar race weekends Michael is heard on the PA for driver introductions as well as working the Fan Zone for the IndyCar Nation doing Q&A’s with drivers for the races in attendance.
Early in his broadcast career Michael was tagged the “Race Dude”. The moniker still pops up today.
See you Tuesday evening at McGilvery’s Speedway…