Around INdiana: Indy 500’s Statewide Impact
Tony Hulman purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1945 and revived it after years of neglect during World War II. He could not have done it without workers from Terre Haute. Some say Terre Haute saved the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Fred Nation and former three-time Indy 500 winner Johnny “Lone Star JR” Rutherford share how the Hulmans changed Indianapolis in May forever.