9 days! Can’t wait for Pole Day tomorrow.
Jim Nabors returns to the Indy500
Per WTHR in Indianapolis,
A familiar face - and voice - will return to the Indianapolis 500 this year.
Jim Nabors, who has performed “Back Home Again In Indiana” before the race almost every year since 1972, will return to that role after a year away for health reasons.
Nabors, 82, underwent heart valve surgery last May and missed the race. Instead, the actor recorded the song on video, which was played on video boards around the track before the race.
“It’s a very, I don’t know, to me, it’s just magical,” Nabors said in a 2009 interview. “To be here all of those years, it’s part of my life, part of my history now. It’s been great to see all the kids grow up
20 more day!
Happy month of MAY!! 25 days and counting…
30 days until the Greatest Sspectacle in Racing!
overdue photo of a great weekend in Chicago
Shot of Indianapolis from the International Space Station taken by Indy native Kevin Ford who became the station’s commander in November.
“The image clearly shows Indianapolis International Airport, I-465 ringing Marion County, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the White River flowing through the heart of Indianapolis.”