Podcast Ep. 58: IndyCar Engineer Angela Ashmore Hopes Next Giant Leap is an Indy 500 Win

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to IndyCar engineer Angela Ashmore.

Angela, an engineer for Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 8 Huski Chocolate Honda, is a lifelong motorsports fan. Her giant leap into professional racing came after relentless persistence and perseverance.

Listen in as Angela discusses her experience with Purdue’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) student club, how the problem-solving techniques she learned at Purdue’s School of Mechanical Engineering helped propel her career and a shift from working in NASCAR to IndyCar.

Also, hear why Marcus Ericsson, IndyCar driver for CGR’s No. 8 Huski Chocolate Honda, believes Angela serves as a role model for other women in STEM and the professional motorsports world.

As for Angela’s next giant leap? She’s aiming for an Indianapolis 500 win!