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Picture of Takuma Sato courtesy of Tom Pennington/Getty Images 1070 The Fan Program Director and writer Greg Rakestraw hosted for Dan Dakich today on this Memorial Day. Coach Chris Lemonis of the Indiana Hoosiers baseball team talked with GR about the boys heading to the NCAA...
Takuma Sato has won the Indianapolis 500 (Photo Credit: IconSMI) ______________________________________________________________________ There was a whole lot of talk about a Formula 1 driver coming in and winning the 101st running of the Indy 500. That sort of happened. Takuma...
The festivities at IMS are unmatched. (Getty Images) When this idea came to all of us at 1070 the Fan, I knew I couldn’t just write about one 500, but eight or nine out of the last 10 years. See, my family is from Pittsburgh and although I grew up in Indianapolis, racing wasn’t...
It's already been an emotional month for the steely Kiwi. There could be another high on Sunday. (Photo Credit: IconSMI) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What do you get when...
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(Photo courtesy of Getty Images) On today's show, owner Sam Schmidt joined Grady & Big Joe to talk about a busy Month of May, racing against Mario Andretti before the Grand Prix, the incredible story of James Hinchcliffe over the past few years, Tony Stewart's relationship...
This isn't Big Joe at his first 500. But it could've been. (Getty Images) I've been asked to write about my favorite Indianapolis 500, which is like asking a parent which of their children he or she likes best. It's a ridiculous question for somebody like me because I don't...
Buddy Rice won a race that is still hazy in Greg Rakestraw's memory. (Getty Images) I’m not sure I’d label the 2004 Indianapolis 500 as my favorite race. But it’s certainly my most memorable. Let’s start with the night before. Like many race-goers, but usually not those in the...