PETER WINDSOR BRINGS UNIQUE INSIGHT OF F-1 RACING TO CARA CHARITIES' TEAM AND TECHNOLOGY TOUR Speed Channel Reporter Served As Team, Sponsor Mgr., Famed Writer SPEEDWAY, Ind. (June 3, 2005) -- Current Speed Channel commentator Peter ...
PETER WINDSOR BRINGS UNIQUE INSIGHT OF F-1 RACING TO CARA CHARITIES' TEAM AND TECHNOLOGY TOUR
Speed Channel Reporter Served As Team, Sponsor Mgr., Famed Writer
SPEEDWAY, Ind. (June 3, 2005) -- Current Speed Channel commentator Peter Windsor might know his sport better than any television sportscaster in the world.
Windsor, the 53-year-old British pit moderator, has served in a variety of roles in the very complex world of Formula One racing.J
Windsor currently works for the Speed Channel on all Grand Prix races in 2005 as well as the moderator for all F-1 post-qualifying and post-race press conferences. In addition, the Brit, who grew up in Australia, is a consultant editor for F1 Racing magazine where he writes a monthly column.
Windsor will be the primary speaker for the CARA Charities' annual Indianapolis Race Team and Technology Tour on Thursday, June 16, that begins at 3:30 p.m.J
The popular and very exclusive racing tour will include IRL IndyCar Series' Fernandez Racing, located in the northwest side of Indianapolis, NHRA's championship drag racing's Don Schumacher Racing, in Brownsburg, Ind., and North America's premier aerodynamic and vehicle dynamic testing facility, the Auto Research Center, also on the northwest end of the Indy metropolitan area.
"This year's tour will have a great lineup of racing facilities this year," said Barbara Butz, president of CARA Charities. "But bringing in a Formula One expert like Peter Windsor is someone that any racing fan would love to talk to about Grand Prix Racing. Peter's knowledge and expertise with the sport is unmatched. We are very excited about having Peter and our other speakers at part of this year's tour and presentation."
Windsor's F-1 background is renowned around the world. He has been a part of the F-1 circus for three decades.
He was an award-winning writer in Formula One publications beginning in his return to his native England in 1975.J
Peter also served as sponsorship manager for the Williams F-1 team before taking on the difficult task of team manager at Ferrari in 1990. In 1991, he returned to Williams as team manager. In addition, Windsor became a close friend of 1992 World Champion Nigel Mansell and assisted Mansell in his business activities.
Windsor moved into the television aspect of the Formula One world in 1993 and has been the F-1 expert on the television side for over ten years. Peter has served as a commentator for Fox Sports Net, Sky F1 Digital Plus, Speed Channel and ABC-TV.
When Windsor isn't at the track, he enjoys playing golf and tennis.
Buses will depart Rick's Boatyard Cafe promptly at 3:30 p.m. EST on June 16 for private tours, returning to the waterfront restaurant for cocktails, live music, dinner and the presentation.
Tickets for the event are now available by calling CARA Charities at (317) 299-2277 or emailing CARAchar@aol.com. Information on the tour is available on www.caracharities.org. The price of $150 per person includes custom coach transportation to the shops, cocktails, dinner and the presentation by Windsor and other guests, with a special Question and Answer period.