What went wrong for Walker at IndyCar?

What went wrong for Walker at IndyCar?

Respected former team boss Derrick Walker's abrupt exit from a top IndyCar job shocked some, but not the paddock. MARK GLENDENNING looks at why he's going and whether expectations on him were ever fair

During an email exchange with the AUTOSPORT.com editor a few weeks ago, I mentioned a growing swell of chatter within the IndyCar paddock about the likelihood that Derrick Walker would be exiting the series in the near future.

It was one of those weird 'grey area' stories: solid enough that I felt confident flagging it up with my colleagues; not enough substance to actually run with it in print.

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