A communication major from Terre Haute, Natalie Shanks landed an internship with the 500 Festival this spring. Ironically, Shanks says she is a “paranoid” driver, and the festival celebrates the iconic IndyCar race.
On the eve of the 100th running, the nature of the event remains unaltered and continues to power what is one of the most famous races — and provides some of the most important innovations — in the world.
If you lived in the greater Terre Haute area in the 1950s, chances are you were a fan of the Sumar Racing Team.
Gary Morris is president and chief operating officer of Clabber Girl, the brand that helped usher in the modern era of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.