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Sam Hanks, 1957 Indianapolis 500
 
Memory Lane | Sam Hanks, 1957
Popular driver Sam Hanks headed into 1957 with 12 Indianapolis 500 starts under his belts but no victories, finishing second in 1956 and third in 1952 and 1953. Hanks was 42 years old in the spring of 1957, and he knew time was running out to get his face on the Borg-Warner Trophy.
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Indianapolis 500 Pace Car
 
2019 Corvette ZR1 To Pace 102nd Indianapolis 500
The 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the official Pace Car for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and will lead drivers to the green flag Sunday, May 27 for the 102nd Running of the legendary race.
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Sam Hanks, 1957 Indianapolis 500
 
Memory Lane: Sam Hanks, 1957
The 1957 Indianapolis 500 featured a perfect marriage of a car and driver that needed someone to believe in them.
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Max Chilton
 
Leading Opens Chilton's Eyes to New Obsession with Indianapolis 500
Like many drivers who weren’t born in America, Max Chilton admits he didn’t quite get the Indianapolis 500 during his rookie year in 2016.
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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and it's partners kick off community initiatives with the annual Welcome Race Fans party in downtown Indianapolis
 
Indianapolis Community Kick Off May at Welcome Race Fans Party
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500 Forward
 
500 Forward Returns To Celebrate The Month of May in Indy through Community Initiatives Including Art, Fashion
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is continuing a collaborative community effort, 500 Forward, to celebrate the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and the Month of May.
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Rossi
 
This Is May | Alexander Rossi
100th Indianapolis 500 Champion Alexander Rossi talks about how he realized that he won the Indy 500 came in stages and how he strives to do it again in the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500.
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Fittipaldi
 
Rookie Fittipaldi Excited to Continue Family Legacy of Success at Indianapolis
There’s one name among the rookies assigned to cars for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil that stands out for race fans even though that driver has just one career Verizon IndyCar Series start.
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Rossi Long Beach
 
Rossi Capped Perfect Home State Weekend with Long Beach Victory
Alexander Rossi sought redemption for the one he felt got away at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The Andretti Autosport driver made up for it in dominant fashion, completing a nearly flawless weekend with a flawless drive to win today’s race.
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Pat Flaherty, 1956
 
Memory Lane | Pat Flahery Wins 1956 Indianapolis 500
Pat Flaherty wore a shamrock on his racing helmet, but he didn’t need the luck of the Irish to win the 1956 Indianapolis 500. But it did take a healthy dose of luck – and miraculous work by Indianapolis Motor Speedway track superintendent Clarence Cagle and his crew – for the 40th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” to take place on schedule Wednesday, May 30.
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Crown Royal Wall of Gratitude
 
Crown Royal Enlists Racing Icons Marco Andretti and Alexander Rossi to Honor Military Heroes Headed into the Indianapolis 500
For the second year in a row, and as part of the brand’s “Live Generously and Life Will Treat You Royally” campaign, Crown Royal is enabling race fans of legal drinking age to submit names of their military heroes for display on the Crown Royal Wall of Gratitude.
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James Davison
 
Davison Joins AJ Foyt Racing for 102nd Indianapolis 500 as Entry List Grows to Thirty-Five
James Davison has been named to drive the No. 33 Chevrolet in the Indianapolis 500; the car has been entered by Foyt Racing with partners Jonathan Byrd’s Racing, Hollinger MotorSport and Belardi Auto Racing.
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