Bernard focusing on moving forward

Bernard focusing on moving forward

Published Aug. 23, 2012 1:00 a.m. ET

Randy Bernard says he isn't paying attention to rumors that team owners are again trying to oust him as CEO of IndyCar.

Bernard told The Associated Press he has seen the Thursday report on alleging team owners are trying to line up investors to purchase IndyCar with the intention of firing him. IndyCar is owned by the Hulman-George family, and Bernard reports to a board of directors.

Bernard says he can only focus on moving the series forward and can't waste time on speculation.

Two days after the Indianapolis 500, Bernard took to Twitter to claim a team owner was actively trying to have him fired. The tweet shifted focus from the biggest race of the year to the ongoing strife between IndyCar management and team owners.