Jeff Olson is a freelance sportswriter based in St. Augustine,
Fla., with more than 35 years of experience as a professional journalist. His
first 20 years were spent covering college football, basketball and motorsports
for The Des Moines Register. In 2003, he relocated to Indianapolis, where he
covered motorsports for RACER magazine, Autosport and USA TODAY, among
others. In May 2019, he covered the Indianapolis 500 for the 25th time.