The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Was Saved From Destruction 67 Years…

November 14th, 1945, Tony Hulman, a businessman from Terre Haute, IN., purchased the famed but rundown Indianapolis Motor Speedway from Eddie Rickenbacker for $750,000. It was this purchase that brought the fabled Speedway back from the ashes of World War ll and turned it into the World's Greatest Race Course. » 11/14/12 4:30pm 11/14/12 4:30pm

Franchitti Wins Indy 500, er, 415; No Milk for Milka

In the denouement to yesterday's abbreviated Indy 500, it was a rain-drenched, barefoot Ashley Judd providing the glamor an eighth-place Danica Patrick, an ousted Milka Duno and a lurking Gene Simmons could not. Patrick lost a late-race game of pitstop musical chairs, nullifying an earlier reach to second place; Duno… » 5/28/07 10:58am 5/28/07 10:58am