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Ryan Hunter Reay: Indy 500 Winner’s Son Steals Show

Ryan Hunter Reay crossed the finish line first Sunday to win his first Indy 500. But, it was his mini-me son, Ryden, who won the hearts of viewers worldwide as he joined his mom and dad after the win to …

Jim Nabors Retires Indianapolis 500 Act

Jim Nabors is preparing for his last performance of “Back Home Again” at this year’s Indianapolis 500. Nabors, 83, has been performing for 42 years as the opening act for the Indy 500, an annual race held at the Indianapolis Motor …

Jim Nabors Will Retire Famous Act

Jim Nabors became a friendly face and voice in our lives decades ago, making us laugh with his goofy charm as Gomer Pyle and moving on to the world of music, where he recorded 46 albums. Since 1972, he’s been …

Mark Cuban To Serve As Starter At Indy 500

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced yesterday that Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, will be serving as the honorary starter at the 98th Indy 500, waving the green flag to start the field of 33 drivers, on Sunday, …

Dario Franchitti to Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

Retired, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will be this year’s celebrity pace car driver, which will air live on ABC on May 25th. While Franchitti drove a Honda-powered car during his last nine Indy 500 appearances, his pace car …

Jim Nabors Will Miss This Year’s Indy 500 Jim Nabors Will Miss This Year’s Indy 500
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Jim Nabors — otherwise known as Gomer Pyle to the layperson — always sings “Back Home in Indiana” before the Indianapolis 500 gets underway. The talented singer/actor’s contribution to the race is something of a tradition; Nabors has been singing …

Indianapolis 500 Broadcast to Unveil New GoDaddy Ad Indianapolis 500 Broadcast to Unveil New GoDaddy Ad
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Domain hosting company GoDaddy.com is set to once again to sponsor Sunday’s broadcast of the Indianapolis 500. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the famed race. The company, known for their advertisements that ask audiences to “see what happens …