The author is proud to announce that for the second year in a row he has been invited to ride as the co-pilot in the GMC pickup pace truck for the "Week of Indy" - three United States Auto Club (USAC) races promoted by Track Enterprises Inc. Driving duties for the pace truck at all three events will be handled by Tom Johnson, "the Racer's Insurance Guy" at Shepherd Insurance.
May 24 2017 - "The Hulman Classic" at the legendary Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute Indiana for the USAC AMSOIL National sprint cars and the Scott's Custom Colors UMP Modifieds
May 25 2017 - "The Hoosier Hundred" at the historic Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis for the USAC Silver Crown Series and the Mid-American Stock Car Series
May 26 2017 - the "Carb Night Classic...The Race Before the 500” at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg Indiana for the USAC Silver Crown Series and the Mid-American Stock Car Series
Tickets for the individual races can be purchased through the promoter's website at
Fans can purchase a three-day special Superticket for the full week of races around Indy including the “Tony Hulman Classic” at the Terre Haute Action Track, the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and the “Carb Night Classic” at Lucas Oil Raceway at
Additional details are available on Shepherd Insurance's Motorsports Insurance program at