Grand Prix of Indianapolis trophy unveiled

GP of Indy Trophy (WISH Photo/ Chris Widlic)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The design for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis trophy was unveiled Friday evening.

The Grand Prix of Indianapolis is the first IndyCar Series road race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway each year.

Dan Nichols from California was the winner of the design contest. His design was chosen from over 150 entries. He says it’s an honor to be part of the heritage of IndyCar.

“It was total disbelief when I’d heard that I had won,” Nichols said. “I thought I might’ve been the runner-up or something and that would’ve been exciting, but to actually win it is amazing. This is very humbling and I get the chills when I think about it. To be involved with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Grand Prix of Indianapolis blows me away.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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