Jeff Gordon, who grew up in Pittsboro, will be the pace car driver for the 99th running of the Indy 500.
Mix bacon with racing and you’ve got a winner.
He said he’s excited to have the eyes of the world watching Indianapolis today.
Dempsey will wave the green flag as the honorary starter of the 99th Indianapolis 500.
Letterman stopped by his team’s garage and joked with WISH-TV racing analyst Derek Daly.
According to Carmel Police, Jordan English was last seen on Friday.
Carpenter’s car is decked out in Indiana colors.
The Hoosier tradition requires contributions from around the country, including orchids from Oregon.
Newgarden said he is confident going into the race.
One youngster named Payton is already attending his third Indianapolis 500.
Drivers say they pedal 60 to 70 miles a day depending on how hot it is.
Chief Engineer Dale Harrigle said they work with the teams to talk about tire pressure because every tire has a unique pressure.
Shirts, pennants and keychains are among the items that will be available.
Letterman said he is excited to be able to enjoy more races in the coming months following retirement.