Indianapolis 500 Statewide Engagement Tour with Donald Davidson

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Race fans, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson is embarking on another Indianapolis 500 Statewide Engagement tour, leading up to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Donald will be once again visiting cities and towns all over Indiana and the Midwest. These events will be open forum, Q&A based presentations, with Donald taking time to answer questions from the audience.

Donald is believed to be the only full-time race historian in the country, and his knowledge of the Indianapolis 500 is immense. He is the co-author of the Autocourse Official History of the Indianapolis 500. His expertise has lent a helping hand to multiple national outlets covering the Indianapolis 500 over the years and his persona has become synonymous with radio coverage of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” In 2010, he was inducted into the Auto Racing Hall of Fame, and recently, the Indianapolis Star declared Davidson as one of the 100 most influential people in the history of the Indianapolis 500.

Below you will find information about the upcoming tour. Please note that dates and times are subject to change, as well as potential cost to attend the event. Additional dates through April and May to be announced. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Harmless at .

Date Time City/State Venue
March 27 12:00 p.m. South Bend, IN Century Center 120 Doctor M.L.K. Jr Blvd
March 28 6:00 p.m. Greenwood, IN VFW 333 S Washington St.
March 29 11:00 a.m. Terre Haute, IN WTWO 10849 N. US Hwy 41
April 1 4:00 p.m. Decatur, IL WSOY Radio 250 N Water, Suite 100
April 2 12:00 p.m. Greenfield, IN Chamber Luncheon 1 Courthouse Plaza
April 3 11:00 a.m. Speedway, IN Dawsons Restaurant 1464 Main St.
April 3 5:00 p.m. Speedway, IN IMS Musem 4750 W 16th St
April 4 6:00 p.m. Indianapolis, IN Indiana Landmarks 1201 Central Ave
April 10 11:00 a.m. Lafayette, IN WPBI 16 3824 S. 18th Street
April 11 9:00 a.m. Evansville, IN Chevrolet Dealership 4600 Division St
April 11 11:00 a.m. Evansville, IN WFIE 1115 Mt. Auburn Road
April 12 4:00 p.m. Dayton, OH WDTN 4595 S. Dixie Drive
April 12 12:00 p.m. Dayton, OH Beavercreek Rotary 40 S Perry St #110
April 16 12:00 p.m. Westfield, IN Bridgewater Club 3535 E 161st
April 16 6:00 p.m. Indianapolis, IN Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Home 2950 N High School Rd
April 17 11:00 a.m. Lexington, KY WLEX 1065 Russell Cave Rd
April 20 12:00 p.m. Winchester, IN Winchester Speedway 2656 IN-32
April 23 11:00 a.m. Decatur, IL WAND 904 Southside Drive
April 24 TBD Fort Wayne, IN Kelley Chevrolet 5220 Value Drive
April 24 TBD Fort Wayne, IN WISE 2633 W. State Blvd
April 25 6:00 p.m. Speedway, IN Speedway Public Library 5633 W 25th St.
April 26 11:00 a.m. Toledo, OH WNWO 300 S. Byrne Rd.
April 29 11:00 a.m. St. Louis, MO KSDK 1000 Market Street
April 30 6:00 p.m. Indianapolis, IN Marion County Public Library 40 E St Clair St
May 2 5:00 p.m. Rushville, IN Knights of Columbus 227 E 3rd St
May 8 12:00 p.m. Danville, IN Chamber Luncheon 49 N Wayne St


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