IMS president talks Gordon, big weekend at the track

IMS President Doug Boles (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It’s a big weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as racing fans gear up for the Crown Royal Brickyard 400.

IMS President Doug Boles was on 24-Hour News 8 Tuesday afternoon to share some of the highlights, including Jeff Gordon Day.

The celebration of the racing legend will include a parade in Gordon’s hometown of Pittsboro on Thursday at noon. Live coverage of the event begins on Daybreak from 4-9 a.m. Thursday. We’ll have stories throughout the morning on WISH-TV and highlighting Gordon’s career and his accomplishments off the track. You can share your memories with us on Facebook and Twitter, using the hashtag #Thanks24.

Other events at the track include the Hauler Parade on Thursday, NASCAR practice on Friday, the Lilly Diabetes 250 and NASCAR qualifying on Saturday, and the Brickyard 400 Sunday.

For details on all those events click here. 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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