A Riverbend native will be part of the team of media covering the IndyCar race Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona. Patrick Stephan is a Marquette Catholic High School graduate, and for the past several years has been working mostly behind the scenes, but sometimes as a pit reporter, with the IndyCar Series.
Stephan says although his career path started off in a different industry, he soon found an opportunity with the series.
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Stephan says he caught the racing bug working at Godfrey Speedway as a teenager, and then racing at some of the local tracks. Tune in Saturday at 7pm for live coverage of the Phoenix Grand Prix here on The Big Z.