All posts by "hlloyd"

May 13, 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re chronicling 100 days of Indy 500 history on #SpeedRead leading up to the historic 100th Running. With 16 days to go, Heather Lloyd talked to IMS President Doug...

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December 5, 2014 - 1 Comments

The look of the Indianapolis 500 from 1911 to today: So many looks. So many trends. So many styles. Some of them defined a movement. Others defined...

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November 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

In 2011, the Indianapolis 500 celebrated its 100th anniversary. From 1911 to today, much has changed for the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing”, yet many things remain. Today’s...

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November 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

It was a new millennium and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was ready to welcome it and all the challenges that came with it. The year 2000 ushered...

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November 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

For all the 1980s was, the 1990s was decidedly less. Less wild, less loud, less extravagant, less hairspray… It was also a time of American unrest socially,...

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October 31, 2014 - 0 Comments

In the 1980s, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway looked like an episode of “I Love the ’80s” on VH1. For a decade that was all about fast cars, beautiful women,...

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October 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

The 1970s were a turbulent time. The economy, social issues, and civil unrest rocked the country. Meanwhile, behind the scenes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, similar movements...

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October 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

If the 1950s were the Golden Era, then the 1960s were the decade of change. The ’60s had a little bit of everything. And the changes happening...

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October 10, 2014 - 0 Comments

The 1950’s. Things were just so … good. Post-depression and World War II, America was booming, as was the economy, and the American dream was becoming a...

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October 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

While The Great Depression couldn’t stop The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the 1940s proved that even the greatest was not unstoppable. While Europe was again at war,...

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