President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway J Douglas Bolas says they are glad that FORMER Version IndyCar driver Danica Partick plans to return to compete in the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil next May.
Partick announced on Friday that this weekend’s NASCAR race in Mia is will be her last full-time race.
Speaking to IndyCar.com about the news, Boles said:
We’re glad Danica plans to return to the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil next May. “Her final career start will make what’s already shaping up to be a terrific Month of May even more interesting for our fans.
“It’s also fitting that Danica is wrapping up her career at the place and in the race where she became a household name and captured the world’s attention in 2005 – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indianapolis 500. We’re looking forward to seeing her back in an Indy car next May alongside all of the tremendous drivers of the Verizon IndyCar Series.”