For Adults

Satisfy Your Need for Speed, the History and Tradition of the Indianapolis 500

05/04/2020 | Indiana & Indianapolis

If you’re like me, you’re “revved up” for May and the Indianapolis 500. Well, the reality is even new owner Roger Penske has to practice safe distancing.

I’m here to offer some suggestions as to how we at IndyPL can satisfy your need for speed.

A free and reliable year round source of racing news is Thru Kaiser’s Visor. Filled with news on not only IndyCar, but also USAC, and open wheel racing in general in the United States. Bobby Unser, Doug Boles, Robin Miller, Bob Jenkins, Dave Argabright, Jimmy Kite, Michael Young, Mike Hull and a host of others are subscribers. A twice weekly online newsletter, it is free for the asking. Simply send a request.

Go right to the source and stay current on the latest news from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Also Use our Kanopy Service and watch Winning: The Racing Life Of Paul Newman. Slightly off topic...Kanopy also offers The 24 Hour War the documentary of Ford V Ferrari at LeMans.

For kids, try Indy 500 for Kids to find fun history, physics and amazing records of the greatest spectacle in racing - the Indianapolis 500!


I've selected twenty two of my favorite Indianapolis 500 books, ebooks, and movies listed below. It's always May in my heart! I’ll see you at the track in August!

For even more reading ideas try Start Your Engines: Experience the Indianapolis 500 by IndyPL_WillS to get you through until the cars hit the track again. You can experience the Indianapolis 500 and relive its long history as the 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing'. #indypladults