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The Indianapolis 500 is an auto race held every year since 1909. The race is held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana on Memorial Day weekend. It follows a week long series of events leading up to the race.
No, to my knowledge Dale Sr. never sat down in an open wheel racecar for any type of competitive race.The Indy 500 also takes place on the same day as the Coca Cola 600 and there have been only a small number of people compete in both. (Tony Stewart, Robby Gordon, & John Andretti are the only on…
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The first Indianapolis 500 was held in 1911 and was won by driver Ray Harroun competing in a Marmon Wasp.
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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was founded by Carl Fisher in 1906, and the first Indianapolis 500 Mile Race was held in 1911.
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This practice first began in 1936 after victor Louis Meyer asked for a glass of buttermilk, something his mother had encouraged him to drink on hot days. Afterward it became a ritual as milk companies became sponsors of the race purse and handed a bottle of milk to the winner to promote their produc…
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Many of the ticket stubs are worth a price close to $15 each. The exact value will depend upon the condition that it is in.
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Ray Harroun, driving a Marmon 'Wasp', won the 1911 Indianapolis 500 (1st Indy 500) in a time of 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 8 seconds. This averaged out to a speed of 74.6 miles per hour.
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If they have completed more than half the laps then a winner is declared but if they have done under half then the race is completed on the next available non-rain day.
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The Indianapolis 500 is held in Speedway, Indiana. The town of Speedway is an enclave suburb of Indianapolis.
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"NEVER" He drives in Nascar, The INDY 500 is open wheel cars, (Champ & Indy)Never! Different type car.
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There are 33 starting racecars at the Indianapolis 500 race event.
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Four laps is equivalent to one mile. This therefore means that 125 laps make up the Indianapolis 500 miles.
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Janet Guthrie (1977-79).
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It's a 500 mile car race held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Dario Franchitti was the winner of the 2012 Indianapolis 500.
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The 08 Indy 500 was won by Scott Dixon driving for Chip Ganassi Racing.
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AJ Foyt, Al Unser Sr, and Rick Mears have won 4 times with Foyt being the first to do so.
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Yes, you can. There are a few ways to watch the Indianapolis 500 online. Some are free and not so reliable and others cost money and give you instant access. The paid services are the best way to go. Do a search for TV to PC or Satellite to PC and you will find the answer you are looking for.
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No, the winner of the Indianapolis 500 receives a bottle of milk in which they drink in the victory lane.
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Zero. Jeff Gordon is a Nascar driver. He does not compete in the Indianapolis 500, which is an Indy Racing League event. He has won the Brickyard 400 four times at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Memorial Day
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Year Driver 1946 George Robson[7] 1947 Mauri Rose 1948 Mauri Rose 1949 Bill Holland 1950 Johnnie Parsons 1951 Lee Wallard 1952 Troy Ruttman 1953 Bill Vukovich 1954 Bill Vukovich 1955 Bob Sweikert 1956 Pat Flaherty 1957 Sam Hanks 1958 Jimmy Bryan 1959 Rodger Ward 1960 …
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Jim Rathman won the 1960 Indianapolis 500.
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ANSWER: Troy Ruttman bob Armstrong
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Ethanol is the fuel used in the Indianapolis 500.
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Indianapolis race cars use pure methanol
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Indiana.it is my mom
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Ray Harroun...
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Indianapolis 500 drivers are probably told to do many things on Memorial Day, since is the day of the annual Indianapolis 500 autorace. However, the most famous thing they are told to is "Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines!"
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"Turn left" Ladies and Gentlemen: Start your engines!!
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if your trying to play the red carpet reveal game on club live search club it's not Truesports... Already tried that answer >.< the answer is rahal letterman racing (as in David Letterman)
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In 2008 Indy 500 winner Scott Dixon took home a new Indy record $2,988,065.
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No. Rain often appears sometime through the qualifying or practice sessions and has often delayed or postponed the race, but there have been many Indy 500's not affected by the liquid menace.
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Peter DePaolo averaged 101.13 miles per hour in winning the 1925 Indianapolis 500.
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Kenny Brack won the 1999 Indianapolis 500.
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Kenny Brack driving for AJ Foyt.
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What is the world's largest single day sporting event? The answer is the Indianapolis 500.
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2.5 miles long
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Scott Dixon
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If you are seated too close to the track, you will have a difficult time seeing nearly anything. Either the front edge of the top row(no sun/rain protection) or midway up the first level you can see the cars exiting turn 4, 80% of the front stretch, and the entrance to turn 1. The best part is that …
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Yes He was the IRL Champion in 1997.
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The track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a 2.5 mile oval track. The Indianapolis 500 is 200 laps.
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The final practice session before the race, currently held on the Friday before race day, is called "Carburetion Day" (shortened to "Carb Day" since 2000). The name originally came from the fact that it was the final session where teams could tune their carburetors in conditions similar to those tha…
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I think its Marco Andretti, who is competing this year and is 19 yrs old
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Danica Patrick has not won the Indianapolis 500.
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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened in 1909.
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Qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 takes place on the Saturday and Sunday preceding the running of the race.
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When you run the risk of hitting a cement wall , God knows you want strong bones. Plus I suspect they get paid for the endorsements.
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The Indianapolis 500 is held on the Sunday preceding Memorial Day.
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The Indianapolis 500 takes place the Sunday before Memorial day. This date fall in the month of May.
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AJ Foyt, Rick Mears, Al Unser
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Johnny Rutherford won the 1974 Indianapolis 500.
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Al Unser http://www.betfirms.com/indy-500-past-champions/
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The Indianapolis is an automotive race in the Indycar series.
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Gil de Ferran won the 2003 Indianapolis 500.
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1961, 1964, 1967 and 1977.
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No, I believe her best finish was 3rd.
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Well.......the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 2&1/2 miles long.
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Mario Andretti. Mario won Daytona in 1967, Indy in 1969, and had 12 F1 victories between 1971-1978 and won the F1 drivers World Championship in 1978.
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Through the 2009 Indy 500, 9. 4 time winners - 1) A.J. Foyt - 1961, 1964, 1967, 1977 2) Rick Mears - 1979, 1984, 1988, 1991 3) Al Unser Sr. - 1970, 1971, 1978, 1987 3 time winners - 1) Hélio Castroneves - 2001, 2002, 2009 2) Louis Meyer - 1928, 1933, 1936 3) Mauri Rose - 1941, 1947, 1948 4…
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approximately 210 m.p.h.
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In 1977, Janet Guthrie became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500.
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It was because of World War I and World War II. Pretty much all sporting events were shut down during both wars so the athletes could join the army.*I'm not totally sure but the dates are pretty much the same so I thought it probably was since the Olympics were also closed during that time due to th…
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Al Unser Jr. won the 1994 Indianapolis 500.
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Traditionally and under the current rules, 33 drivers start the Indianapolis 500.
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Bess Paoli is actually considered the first woman of Indy not Janet Guthrie,if you go to Indy check out the Hall of Fame there
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in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, Indiana, 4790 West 16th Street.
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In 1977, Janet Guthrie became the first female driver to compete in the Indianapolis 500.
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Anyone from 75 miles and inward will be stuck listening to it on the radio or waiting until 7pm to watch the tape delayed broadcast. I honestly think the tape-delayed broadcast is not worth watching since you will already know who won from watching sportscenter.
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A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr. and Rick Mears all have four Indianapolis 500 wins, the most in the race's history.
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Helio Castroneves won the 2009 Indianapolis 500.
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The Indianapolis 500 is blacked out on a local basis. The race is rebroadcasted locally later that evening.
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Tickets can be bought for as low as $30.
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They are related, the fastest driver gets to select his pit position for the race which will usually be position 1 closest to the pit exit.
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nope.....but i got a good feeling he will soon
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search it up on wikipedia it will tell you
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The State of Indiana hosts the Indianapolis 500.
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Johnnie Parsons won the 1950 Indianapolis 500.
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The Indianapolis 500 was not held in 1942 because of World War II. The country's resources were dedicated to the war effort and like many other things, automobile racing was set aside to pursue higher purposes.
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The length of the race, 500 miles. When the race was founded in 1911, it was intended as an endurance race. Back then, the top speed for the typical car in the race was about 20-25mph. At that speed, it would take 20 hours to complete 500 miles! With technology, faster cars and things like actually …
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Ray Harroun won the first Indianapolis 500 in 1911 driving a Marmon Wasp.
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The first driver to complete 200 laps is the winner of each Indianapolis 500.
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The first Indianapolis 500 was held in 1911.
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Jim Trueman owned Bobby Rahal's 1986 Indianapolis 500 winning car.
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