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Indy 500: Marmon Wasp Will Drive on Track Before Race

In a truly great surprising news story, it was announced that the Marmon “Wasp” that Ray Harroun drove to victory in the inaugural Indy 500 in 1911 will take two laps around the track during pre-race ceremonies on Sunday. Parnelli Jones, winner of the 1963 Indy 500, will drive the famous car around the famous speedway.This Sunday will be only the third time that the Wasp has driven on the speedway since Harroun won with it 100 years ago. In all, eleven Indy 500 winners will drive eleven Indy 500 winning cars in another lap around IMS. Included in those, will be IMS Chairman of the Board Mari Hulman George, and four time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt....

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