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Fans in the pits at Indy

Posted in Brickyard 400, Indianapolis 500, Pics taken by me, Speedway Daily, This Day in Speedway History with tags , on July 27, 2012 by davethekingwilson

Fans in the pits at Indy
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Happy 70th Birthday Al Unser!

Posted in Indianapolis Motor Speedway, This Day in Speedway History with tags on May 29, 2009 by davethekingwilson

Indianapolis 500 winner in 1970-1971-1978-1987 and The Fantasy 500 winner in 2004!
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This Day in Speedway History-May 27

Posted in Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pictures, Historical, Speedway Daily, This Day in Speedway History with tags , , , , , on May 27, 2009 by davethekingwilson

1910-Tom Kincaid wins the Prestolite Trophy Race. 1912 500 winner Joe Dawson finished 4th and 1911 Indy winner Ray Harroun was 5th in a 6 car field.

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1972-Mark Donohue wins the 56th Indianapolis 500
mears 84 winner
1984-Rick Mears wins the 68th Indianapolis 500
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1990-Arie Luyendyk wins the 74th Indianapolis 500
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2001-Helio Castroneves wins the 85th Indianapolis 500
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2007-Dario Franchitti wins the 91st Indianapolis 500