Dec 16

Borg-Warner Trophy makes triumphant return from successful tour of Japan

Formula One driver Jenson Button was impressed as he gazed at arguably the most famous trophy in all of international racing

Takuma SatoThe Borg-Warner Trophy is “Back Home Again in Indiana” after its first international trip. The iconic 81-year-old prize created lasting memories on its two-week journey to Japan to commemorate Takuma Sato as the first driver from the country to win the Indianapolis 500.

In what can only be described as an amazing tour, the trophy featuring the likeness of every Indy 500 winner shared center stage with Sato, a national hero for his racing achievement.

The lasting images from the Borg-Warner Trophy’s trip will be the looks on the faces of those who saw the impressive Indianapolis 500 winner’s trophy for the first time. From the wide-eyed amazement of young girls to the looks of wonder from adults.

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source:  Indycar.com