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Josh Carpenter is assistant editor for SportsBusiness Daily.

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Sports Business Awards: 100th Indianapolis 500 Wins Sports Event Of The Year

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 25 / 17

The highest honors and traditions in IndyCar come at the Indianapolis 500; kissing the bricks and drinking milk in Victory Circle. Winning the award for Sports Event of the Year for last year’s 100th running of the Great American Race ranks right near those for Hulman & Co. CEO Mark Miles....

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