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September 5, 2012 - 3 Comments

Don’t ever let anyone tell you working at IMS isn’t a dream come true. Sure, as with any job, it has its moments. There are times where you feel tested, frustrated, tired,...

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August 2, 2011 - 7 Comments

Aerodynamics have been a part of the Indianapolis 500 since Ray Harroun designed the first rear view mirror on a race car in 1911. The “wedge shaped” contraption that would...

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July 20, 2011 - 13 Comments

My dad woke mom and I up early in 1956 and said we were “going for a ride” .  As we neared the area of 16th and Georgetown, I realized...

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July 19, 2011 - 0 Comments

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway partnered with Gleaners Food Bank (Indiana’s largest food bank) to help fight hunger in Indiana.  President and CEO of Gleaners Food Bank, Cindy Hubert, explained that...

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June 20, 2011 - 7 Comments

A year out of high School and living in my 1st place on my own, ½ of a double 1 house off of Crawfordsville Road and Gerrard (for racing fanatics,...

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May 2, 2011 - 8 Comments

On Saturday, June 3rd, 1978, one week after the Indianapolis 500 I was looking forward to a well-deserved weekend off after my 2nd race as Director of Photography at IMS.  I...

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March 25, 2011 - 2 Comments

On the corner of Broome and Hudson in New York City, less than 36 hours before the first official practice session of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season, is not...

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March 21, 2011 - 5 Comments

Days like yesterday are the reason why the Indianapolis Motor Speedway proudly calls itself ‘The Racing Capital of the World.’ On a Sunday afternoon, with various series hitting the pavement...

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March 7, 2011 - 6 Comments

As I mentioned in my first post, one of my goals of is to highlight those things that make the Town of Speedway a great place to call home.  One...

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February 3, 2011 - 9 Comments

When my alarm sounded this morning about 6:15 a.m. my mind immediately starting thinking about the many things that need to be accomplished in preparation for the 100th anniversary of...

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