Technology student spearheads Motorsports on the Mall
Students examine a car during the 2008 Motorsports on the Mall.
Racing fans can get an up-close look at a variety of racecars during the second annual Motorsports on the Mall event April 23.
The event, sponsored by the Purdue Motorsports Association, will be from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the Purdue Mall (commonly known as the engineering mall), rain or shine. It is one of several activities planned during the week leading up to Purdue's annual Grand Prix kart race, which is April 25.
Andy Eckerle, a mechanical engineering technology student, is president of the group. He said the purpose of the second annual event is to increase awareness of the organization as well as the industry's connection to Purdue and Indiana.
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