CHAMPCAR/CART: Tony George statement on the death of Tony Bettenhausen

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Feb. 14, 2000 - Statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Tony George on the death of Indianapolis 500 veteran and open-wheel team owner Tony Bettenhausen and his wife, Shirley, in a plane crash Monday: "On...

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Feb. 14, 2000 - Statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Tony George on the death of Indianapolis 500 veteran and open-wheel team owner Tony Bettenhausen and his wife, Shirley, in a plane crash Monday:

"On behalf of the Hulman George family and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway staff, I want to extend our heartfelt sympathy to the Bettenhausen family and to the families of the others who died in this terrible accident. The tragic loss of Tony and Shirley leaves a tremendous void in the racing fraternity. All of us share in the grief of the families, and we will keep them in our prayers."

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony George , Tony Bettenhausen