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PIR is calm though race could vanish in a merger

    Maybe Mark Wigginton, the manager of Portland International Raceway, has the right idea: Don’t worry about doomsday until it arrives.

    The news that Champ Car and the Indy Racing League are close to a merger — again — has caused barely a ripple in Portland.

    The city’s 25th Champ Car race is scheduled for July 27 at PIR. But if Champ Car and the IRL merge before the start of the 2008 season, there most likely will be no Portland race.

    — Excerpt from The Oregonian, February 12, 2008


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