Detroit Grand Prix: The science behind racing in bad weather

DETROIT – Ever wonder how professional race car drivers race in bad weather?

Paul Gross spent time with Team Penske star driver Helio Castroneves and Team Penske Technical Director Ron Ruzewski prior to the 2017 race to get the inside story about how they plan for the weather and develop their race strategies around it.

Watch in the video above.

About the Author:

Local 4 meteorologist Paul Gross was born in Detroit and has spent his entire life and career right here in southeast Michigan. Paul has researched, written and produced eight half-hour documentaries for WDIV, as well as many science, historical and environmental stories.