Tony George is denying a report that he has been ousted as CEO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. is reporting the board of directors removed George from his CEO position during a meeting Tuesday night. In an appearance outside the speedway Wednesday, George tells TV reporters he has not been informed he's no longer in charge of the speedway and is unaware of any meeting.

George has led the family-owned speedway for the past 20 years. During that time, he started the Indy Racing League and brought NASCAR, Formula One and Grand Prix motorcycles to the 100-year-old, tradition-bound Indiana track.