Best features of 2012: What next for IndyCar?

Best features of 2012: What next for IndyCar?

Best of 2012: Mark Glendenning analyses the fall-out from Randy Bernard's sudden removal from IndyCar's top job, and argues that one man's exit can't kill a series

It was another tumultuous year for IndyCar, with the spectacular on-track success of the new Dallara DW12 vying for headlines with the off-track rumbles that ultimately led to the abrupt departure of series boss Randy Bernard. In his column from November, Mark Glendenning analysed the state of IndyCar post-Randy...

If the fan reaction online is anything to go by, then Randy Bernard's departure from his post as IndyCar CEO was accompanied by the sound of the Doomsday Clock finally striking midnight.

It's the God-given right of sports fans to deal in absolutes, but the reality of his exit is a little more complicated than many think, and not necessarily the disaster that it's being made out to be. Disappointing? In many ways, yes. Catastrophic? No.

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