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Tony George was fill with emotion on Monday during the announcement that Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the NTT IndyCar Series had been sold to Roger Penske. (IndyCar Photo)
Tony George called the sale of his family’s legacy — Indianapolis Motor Speedway — bittersweet.
Tony George was embroiled in a family feud of sorts 10 years ago. (IMS Archives Photo)
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When Tony George stepped to the microphone before July’s Brickyard 400 to give the command to start engines, the former Indianapolis Motor Speedway president and Indy Racing League founder was introduced as chairman of the board of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp.
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Tony George resigned as a member of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp. board of directors in January. (Ron McQueeney/IRL IndyCar Photo)
While officials maintain IndyCar is not for sale, Tony George’s resignation from the Hulman & Company board of directors Friday may have been the next chip to fall in George’s interest in regaining control of the series
On Carburetion Day at the Indy Motor Speedway, Tony George Jr. was asked by a member of the media, “So where are all the Americans in the field?”
Tim Shaffer shocked a capacity crowd of more than 25,000 to win the 50th annual Goodyear Knoxville Nationals in what was one of the most memorable races in the illustrious history of the event held at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway. (Mark Funderburk Photo)
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SPARTA, Ky. — Nearly one month to the day when he lost control of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and his position of authority over...

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