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Indy at 100: The Tony George era begins

Updated: May 23, 2011, 2:45 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- In January 1990, Anton H. "Tony" George was appointed president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. George, 30, was the only son among Mari and Elmer George's four children, and his ascension to the Speedway presidency marked the first time since the death of his grandfather Tony Hulman in 1977 that the track figurehead was a Hulman family member.

There wasn't any problem with the on-track action in the Indianapolis 500 during the early years of George's tenure; ...

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