Memorial Day Tradition

A few years back I had the chance to attend one of the world’s best sporting events:  the Indy 500.

I’m not a racing guy, but I do appreciate the speed/skill of the machines and drivers, as well as the culture around the sport, as seen in the pics below.

Indy 500 Raceday, circa 1911

1923

1964

Beer Label, 1940's

Mario Andretti, circa 1980s

Andretti, cover of Formula One

Andretti, courtesy of LIFE

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