Kyle comes to IndyCar after having served the past three years as race director for various sports car series sanctioned by IMSA. His first experience with Indy cars came when he was an operations manager and director of operations for a group that promoted Champ Car races in Cleveland, Denver and Houston from 2004-08.
Since then, his positions have included program manager for the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Series with the Sports Car Club of America; team manager for the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Series now sanctioned by IndyCar; and most recently race director for the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge and Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge, while also serving as a race steward for IMSA’s top series, the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Tyce is a former racecar driver that included USAC, Indy Lights and the IRL. His IRL career included 30 starts with 2 starts in the Indianapolis 500.After driving he went into team ownership in both Indy Lights and IndyCar (formely IRL).
The Carlson family owned State Bail Bond with Tyce moved into helping continue the business. He also got his Real Estate liscense and is employeed by RE/MAX Ability Plus in Carmel.
As the month of May rapidly approaching Channel 8 WISH TV brought Tyce on the broadcast team bring the professional expertise on board.
Meghan joined the WISH-TV sports team in April 2016. Originally from Fairfax, Virginia, Meghan is a graduate Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University where she also played basketball.
Prior to joining the 24-Hour News 8 team, Meghan was the weekend sports anchor at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana, where she won an AP Award for best sports report. She covered all 53 high schools in Wabash Valley along with the Indiana State University Sycamores.
Meghan enjoys reporting on everything from football to baseball to golf, and has a new found enthusiasm for Indy Car racing after covering, for the first time, the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
In her spare time, she loves reading, talking college hoops, rooting for Northwestern and watching Game of Thrones.
Rodger Ward Jr.
Also joining us will be Rodger Ward, Jr He spend a number of years involved including being at the trck with his Dad Rodger Sr. during his 2 Indy 500 wins.
Rodger let the racing world and started Forward Electronics from his home in Liston that sold computer parts. It was quite successful thus keeping Rodger stuck at his desk filling orders.
He and his wife June currently reside in Manhattan Beach, California just up a short hill from the Pacific Ocean where he fishes from time to time. He also told me he plays golf and can now shoot under100.
See you Tuesday evening at McGilvery’s Speedway…