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Tonight, on Beyond the Bricks with Jake Query and Mike Thomsen, Jake and Mike talk about the sponsors and commercials in past Indy 500’s, such as Pennzoil with Rick Mears, Texaco/Havoline, Cam2, and STP with Granatelli that brings back nostalgia for many race fans.  In the second half of the show, Jake and Mike talk more […]

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The Indianapolis 500, often referred to as the “Indy 500,” is one of the most prestigious and iconic motor racing events in the world.

Held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana, it is a cornerstone of American motorsport and a significant cultural event with a rich history dating back over a century.

First contested in 1911, the Indy 500 is a 500-mile (200-lap) race held on a 2.5-mile oval track. Known for its high speeds, close competition, and thrilling finishes, the race attracts top drivers from around the globe and teams competing in the NTT IndyCar Series.

The event typically takes place on Memorial Day weekend, drawing hundreds of thousands of spectators to the track.

Winning the Indianapolis 500 is a monumental achievement for any driver, as it solidifies their place in racing history and cements their legacy. The race has produced numerous legendary moments, fierce rivalries, and unforgettable performances that have captivated fans for generations.

Beyond the racing spectacle, the Indy 500 is a cultural phenomenon deeply ingrained in the fabric of Indiana and the wider motorsport community. It represents tradition, innovation, and the spirit of competition, embodying the pursuit of excellence and pushing the boundaries of what is possible in auto racing.

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