Archive for May 29th, 2016

THE GREATEST RACE SPECTACLE TODAY!

The Indianapolis 500 is held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
since its inception in 1911. The race has always been scheduled on or
around Memorial Day. Since 1974, it has been scheduled for the Sunday
of Memorial Day weekend. The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in
Racing
, is considered part of the Triple Crown of Motorsport, comprising
three of the most prestigious motorsports events in the world.

The inaugural running was won by Ray Harroun (below) in 1911. The Indy 
race celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011, and the 100th running was
held today.

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NOTE: ROOKIE ALEXANDER ROSSI WON THE 100TH RUNNING OF
THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 TODAY.

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SANDY KOZEL


John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)


Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

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