Saving the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Wilbur Shaw and Tony Hulman

During the Second World War, there was a very real chance that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway would be turned into a housing development. The race might have become a thing of the past were it not for the efforts of one of the race's most legendary drivers, and a man most-known for a brand of baking powder. The History Guy recalls the forgotten story of how Wilbur Shaw and Tony Hulman saved the "Brickyard."

Aug 19, 2020 | 15:02 | Lance Geiger

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