The motorsport silly season went into high gear on Monday when it was claimed that Liberty Media are looking into the possibility of purchasing the NTT INDYCAR SERIES from Penske Entertainment Corporation to make it a feeder series.

The claim was made by former Williams sponsorship manager and F1 journalist Peter Windsor via his official YouTube channel.

Liberty Media are for thing already involved in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES through their shareholding in Meyer Shank Racing.

The NTT INDYCAR SERIES and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are owned by Penske Entertainment Corporation, which is owned by Roger Penske who has invested an awful lot of money in the series including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it is ludicrous to even suggest that Penske Entertainment Corporation would even consider selling INDYCAR.

Formula One has grown in popularity in the United States of America in recent years due to Drive To Survive, the Netflix documentary series and with that, in 2023, F1 will have three races in the U.S, in Miami, Texas and Las Vegas.

The sport will also have Ford returning in 2026 through their partnership with Red Bull Racing.

There is absolutely no need for F1 to make IndyCar a feeder series and even to make that suggestion is outrageous.

The NTT INDYCAR SERIES is home to The Greatest Spectacle In Racing, the biggest single day sporting event in the world and there is no way that Liberty Media would interfere in that.

Liberty Media should concentrate on Formula One and making it more like IndyCar in terms of it being more affordable and accessible to the fans because without the fans there would be no F1, you only have to look at the extortionate prices for race tickets at Miami and Las Vegas.

No, IndyCar is not for sale.

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