Category Indiana State Fairgrounds

September 18-1954 & 1965 The Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fair Grounds

Today in 1954 Jimmy Bryan(’58)won the Hoosier Hundred over Bob Sweikert(’55) and Sam Hanks(’57). 18 cars started the race with 19 cars missing the show including Pat Flaherty(’56). Johnnie Parsons(’50) finished 16th. Bryan would go on to win this race the next two years to complete 3 in a row. In 1965 AJ Foyt(’61-’64-’67’77) beat […]

September 7, 2012-AJ Foyt wins the Hoosier 100 in 1968

As a kid we looked forward to and dreaded this time of year. Labor day meant, back to school:( but there was the US Nationals at IRP AND The World’s Richest Dirt Race The Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fair Grounds:) This was back when if you wanted to be the Indy Car National […]