Who set a record that stood for 99 years at Indy?

And when and how was it broken?

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IMS Museum curator of vehicles, Jason VansickleCan you identify the driver that held an Indianapolis Motor Speedway record at IMS for 99 years? Which driver eventually broke this record?

IMS Museum curator of vehicles, Jason Vansickle, shares the story of these two record breaking cars on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum YouTube channel as part of the “Featured Cars” playlist.

A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


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