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100 Years of Indy 500 Racing

100 Years of Indy 500 Racing
... first 500 mile auto race was held at the track in1911, making 2011,  the 100th running of the famed race. Billed as the Greatest Spectacle in racing, the event draws crowds nearing half a million. Arguably, the largest crowd to attend any one day sporting event makes the Indy 500 is a prime spot for people watching. Good Morning America’s, Robin Roberts joined fellow ABC network sportscaster,  Brent Musberger for a televised pre-race broadcast. After the grueling race, Helio Castroneves...
June 22nd, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: featuredphoto, Indianapolis, racing

Race on down to the SnowBall Run!

Race on down to the SnowBall Run!
... showing up as a passenger, you will be required to pay only $60. Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/derekb/24311617/sizes/l/ Tags: event, racing ...
June 12th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: event, racing

Indy Street Racing Coming to Baltimore

Indy Street Racing Coming to Baltimore
High-speed Indy-style street racing is coming to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore (map) next August.  The 3-day Baltimore Grand Prix event will include an Indy racing League-sanctioned 140 lap race in open-wheeled race cars reaching speeds of up to 185 mph, and will take place along Pratt Street, near the National Aquarium (map) and close to Camden Yards (map), home of the Baltimore Orioles. Additionally, the race weekend may include other car races, go-kart competitions, live music, family events...
June 4th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: event, News, racing

Racing down the Most Powerful Hill – The DC Soap Box Derby

... its 68th year, the Soap Box Derby brings Washington, DC area children to the most powerful hill in America – Capitol Hill, for a day of racing classic hand-built, gravity powered mini-race cars. The cars are driven by children between 8 and 17 years of age. In last year’s races, two of the three titles came down to dramatic final races between two brothers in the Super Stock Division, and a brother and a sister racing for top honors in the Masters Division (won by the sister). About 35 racers...
June 13th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Capitol Hill, Events, Family Friendly, racing, soap-box-derby, soapbox derby, Washington DC