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Indy at 100: 1920-29 a roaring time

Updated: May 15, 2011, 11:16 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- By the time racing resumed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after World War I, the Indianapolis 500 was already a renowned sporting event, attracting an international entry of drivers and cars and a crowd of more than 100,000.

Carl Fisher's dream of building a proving ground that would put machine and man to the ultimate test had become a reality. And even in those early days of the Speedway, the men in charge struggled to rein in the burgeoning technology of the ...

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