November 14, 2012-Tommy Milton Happy Birthday

Born today in 1893 in St Paul, Minnesota. He was the first 2 time winner of the 500 (1921 & 1923) In all he had 8 Indy starts with 1 pole, and 4 top 5 finishes. In 1936 he came back to the Speedway and drove the pace car. He suggested the winner receive the car as part of his winnings beginning that tradition.

 

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