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Indy 500 champions choose the most important non-driver

CT Post
FILE - In this May 31, 1962, file photo, Tony Hulman, left, owner of the Indianapolis Speedway, poses with Rodger Ward, winner of that year's Indianapolis 500 auto race, the purse for winning, and the winner's trophy, the day after the race at a ...



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500 facts: the '60s

NUVO Newsweekly
292. Jim Rathman and Rodger Ward gave Indy fans perhaps the greatest two-man duel ever seen in 1960. Ward and Rathman spent the latter half of the '60 500 swapping the position at the front of the field in a race that saw 29 lead changes — a record ...

1959 Indianapolis 500 Winner Rodger Ward News

The Drill: A game of risk

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
1955: Bill Vukovich won from the pole in 1953, won again in 1954 and led by a half-mile early in the 1955 race. When Rodger Ward lost control, Al Keller pulled his hand brake to avoid a collision. Keller's car veered back onto the track and plowed into ...

1959 Indianapolis 500 Winner Rodger Ward News

Dave MacDonald's crash: 'When your mom cries you cry, right?'

USA TODAY
... a collection of drivers at Riverside International Raceway included a pair of Formula One champions (Jim Clark and Graham Hill), that year's F-1 champion (John Surtees), reigning race winner Roger Penske, Dan Gurney and 500 winners Rodger Ward and ...

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