Indianapolis Archive

23 – RACING AND MEMORIES

Ground for the original Speedway was broken on March 15, 1909, and the raceway was opened on August 12, 1909, in what seems a remarkably short

22 – THE INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

The day after the race is the one that was really exciting for me, and full of facts and trivia, which by this time you know

21 – RACE DAY

Gayle and Steve left for the raceway at the crack of dawn, knowing that the expected attendance was over 200,000. (Final statistics showed attendance at over

20 – PARADE!

Since our RV park was located quite some distance away and we weren’t too sure of distance and time, our group made a point of leaving

18 – WE MADE IT!

The trip from Springfield to the Indianapolis area was a relatively short one, and we would actually be calling one place home for six days. Again