05/08/13 SPEED.com reports that Derrick Walker has agreed to become the president of racing operations for IndyCar.
Walker left Indianapolis on Tuesday as the team manager for Ed Carpenter's IndyCar team and the Falken Tire ALMS program but when he returns he'll be on the other side of the pit wall for the first time in his 40-year career in motorsports.
Walker has agreed to become the president of racing operations for IndyCar and a formal announcement is expected next week. Carpenter informed his squad of Walker's impending move on Wednesday. Speed.com