As the Indianapolis 500 is entering its fourth year with Roger Penske as the owner, it’s starting to feel like the good old days at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Penske told me in an exclusive interview on Sunday that the crowd for Sunday’s 107th Indianapolis 500 will be the largest since the sold-out crowd that attended the 100th Indianapolis 500 in 2016.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles also confirmed that as of last week, ticket sales reached last year’s level and demand continues to rise heading into Race Day on Sunday.
For decades, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway never released attendance figures or the exact number of seats that the world’s largest stadium holds. But after this weekend’s dramatic qualifications, IMS officials said almost 85,000 fans visited IMS over two days to watch the stars of the NTT IndyCar Series qualify for the Indianapolis 500 presented
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