Skip to comments.Indy 500ís better than ever at 100 -- official thread?
Posted on 05/29/2011 9:25:20 AM PDT by archivist007
The Indianapolis 500 celebrates 100 years of competition Sunday. From the first winner, American Ray Harroun in something called a Marmon "Wasp," to the latest, Englishman Dario Franchitti, the Indy 500 has become the most famous race in the world.
This year, observers say it boasts the strongest 33-car field it has seen since the CART-Indy split in 1996. Its a regular stop for the Izod IndyCar Series drivers, but the race also includes former champions and non-IndyCar regulars who are in a ride for one shot at glory at The Brickyard.
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I believe 4 woman started the race today
What a dipstick move that was
De Silvestro is out..
6 hours to Charlotte.
I was gonna post a Indy 100th thread last night but pooped out.. got up too late today. still got time for a beer run.. tho..
Yup.......... I never miss the Indy, but NASCAR still my poison of choice.
I hope Menard’s foot and 20 stitches hold up..
Audio link and scoring:
Thanks for the thread and link!
He thinks he can make it, but 600 is a long way, especially the last 100. Wonder how many engines will blow?
This time of year weather is chancy in that part of the world.
It is Franchitti’s day.
Looks like another Ganassi win.
Bell and Briscoe crash.
More top drivers out.
Wonder how many engines will blow?
Heck Yeah! and .. Did I get enuf beer? :-}
last few laps is slowdown mode.. lol
rookie leads.. Hildebrand.. 2 to go Dario in close pursuit
Gonna be a good finish. Who has the gas?
Go National Guard!!!!
no sputtering so far.. :-]
Go National Guard!
Hilderbrand nails the wall..
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