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Bob Veith raced in 11 Indianapolis 500s. He never won, but that mattered little. Just competing in the 500 fulfilled his dreams and, he believed, defined him as a driver — and with good reason.
Hendry County Set For Winternationals Event CLEWISTON, Fla. — The second annual Winternationals for non-winged sprint cars is scheduled Feb. 10-12 at Hendry County Motorsports Park.
Our sport has become so safe that safety is a subject seldom discussed anymore. There is a large legion of fans who probably don’t realize how dangerous racing was.
Three months after Troy Ruttman took the 1952 Indianapolis 500 as the youngest winner in the iconic track’s history, he severely injured his right arm in a freak sprint-car accident at Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dario Franchitti was finally first after 500 miles in the Indianapolis 500, even though he was already an Indy 500 champion in 2007.
The 100th anniversary Indianapolis 500 will be honored on a United States Postal Service commemorative stamp that will go on sale in May 2011.
HARRISBURG, N.C. Recent news reports about the 25th anniversary of the original “Back to the Future” movie started us thinking about how to combine time travel with our passion for auto-racing history.
HARRISBURG, N.C. It was one of those moments people will talk about for decades. A genuine, “Wow, did you see that?” happening.
Born Clifton Reign Griffith in Nineveh, Ind., Feb. 6, 1916, Cliff Griffith spent his formative years in and around Indianapolis. Like most young men from central Indiana, he was inevitably drawn to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 will feature a unique new event, which will help kick off the month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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