Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Mario Andretti Wins The 53rd Indy 500 - May 30th, 1969

May 30th, 1969
(Photo; www.indystar.com)
Mario Andretti led 116 laps and won the 53rd Indy 500 for car owner Andy Granatelli. The car in which Andretti won the 500 is on display at the Smithsonian, while a replica made from the original blueprints sits on display at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame and Museum.
("Indy500winningcar1969" by Doctorindymedia Commons)
Photo of the winning car of the 1969 Indianapolis 500 (Mario Andretti). Taken at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, during the month of May 2011, at the 100th Anniversary "Ultimate Indianapolis 500 Winning Car Collection."

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