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Indy 500 winner Sato climbs into history in Marmon Wasp

While at the museum, he had the opportunity to climb into the famed Marmon Wasp that Ray Harroun drove to victory in the first Indianapolis 500 in 1911. The first Japanese driver to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” leapt at the opportunity to get ...

1911 Indianapolis 500 Winner Ray Harroun News

Sato ready to unveil likeness on Borg-Warner Trophy today

Every Indianapolis 500 winner's face is immortalized on the trophy, all the way back to Ray Harroun, victor of the inaugural race in 1911. There also are two sets of dual victors' faces on the trophy from the era when primary drivers often shared cars ...

1911 Indianapolis 500 Winner Ray Harroun News

Air race 101: What you need to know about this weekend's aerial action

Indianapolis Star
INDIANAPOLIS – Most Indianapolis 500 fans know that on May 30, 1911, Ray Harroun became one of the most famous men in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history when he snagged the checkered flag at the inaugural 500-mile race. What many might not ...

1911 Indianapolis 500 Winner Ray Harroun News

Your Vehicle Has Race Car DNA

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A few years later, another racer by the name of Ray Harroun realized he could take the idea one step further, and permanently affixed a mirror to his car. This eliminated the need to carry a mechanic-slash-rearward traffic watcher on board at all times ...

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