Rumors swirl about IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard

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INDIANAPOLIS - Reports are surfacing that Randy Bernard is out as the CEO of the IndyCar Series.

The Indianapolis Business Journal reported around 3:30 P.M. via Twitter that sources have indicated that Bernard will be out as the CEO of the series.

Reached for comment on Friday, a spokesman for the IndyCar Series said: "He has not been fired. His employment status has not changed."

Bernard came to the IndyCar Series from the Pro Bull Riders Association in 2010 to replace the series founder Tony George.

Sources close to the situation tell Fox 59's Chris Hagan that Bernard is in Las Vegas and has not been notified of any firing.

During Bernard's tenure, the series has introduced a new Dallara chassis and engine competition which began in 2012. Bernard has been vocal during his tenure about increasing crowds and television ratings for a series which had struggled with both since the late 2000s.


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