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1969 Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti receiving a kiss from car owner Andy Granatelli in victory lane. (IMS Archives Photo)
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum has announced a new exhibit opening Aug. 1 dedicated to one of most colorful and influential personalities in racing history: Andy Granatelli.
Parnelli Jones drove the turbine-powered STP entry owned by Andy Granatelli in the 1967 Indianapolis 500. (IMS Photo)
On March 16, 1967, Parnelli Jones drove what was described as “the nation’s first space-age racing car” when he put Andy Granatelli’s radical turbine-powered racer through its initial shakedown runs at Phoenix Int’l Raceway.
Mr. 500 has died. Andy Granatelli, who led STP into the mainstream marketplace one decal at a time, died Sunday of congestive heart failure. He was 90 years old.
Members of the Petty Enterprises team ride to victory lane after Richard Petty won the Daytona 500.
Florida Speedweeks is one of the busiest weeks of racing all season. It’s been that way for a long time. In this photo gallery we see the 1973 edition of Florida Speedweeks through the camera of longtime NSSN Editor Chris Economaki. The trip included Volusia County Speedway, New Smyrna...

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