For individual episode downloads, see Audio Downloads The Centennial Celebration (2011) Narrated by Kevin Lee, Scott Johnston, Matt Hicks, R.J. Crace, Mark Montieth Episode 1 – Introduction, Carl Fisher, construction of the track & 1909-1910 race, the 1911 race Episode 2 – 1912-1941, Early owners, Eddie Rickenbacker, Borg-Warner Trophy Episode 3 – Post WWII (1946-1949) and … More History of the 500 Episode Guide
Since the track opened in 1909, the now-famous wheel & wing logo has graced the official program, tickets, and other paraphernalia for the Indianapolis 500. Arguably a unique race logo has also been featured on the face of the TICKETS almost every year dating back to 1911. In some cases these were simple variations of … More History of Indy 500 Logos – The 1980s
Happy 17th birthday JI500! The original Johnson’s Indy 500 went online on this day, August 6, back in 1998. Thank’s to the venerable internet Way Back Machine, we can still get a glimpse of what it once looked like in the dark ages of the “world wide web.” Times certainly have changed.