Before the director of all motorsports activities for Firestone departs from his position, Al Speyer ensured that INDYCAR would continue their long standing relationship with Firestone.
Firestone and IndyCar agree to a five year extension of their partnership
Andretti Autosport announces IndyCar 2013 lineup. Hunter-Reay to Run No. 1, Andretti to Trade in No. 26. Veach to Firestone Indy Lights and Blackstock to Star Mazda. Drivers for the USF2000 series not yet named.