THE “500” IS 103 TODAY!

first indy 500

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With the speeds of the cars in those days, it took approximately seven hours 
for that first Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. There were a total of 46 entries and
80,000 spectators in attendance.

 

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The finish line

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Ray Harroun, 1911 Indianapolis 500 winner

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