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Today marks the birthday of two men whose names will be forever intertwined with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its lasting legacy
Indianapolis Motor Speedway legends Fisher, Harroun share birthday
Born Jan. 12, 1874 in Greensburg, Ind., Carl Fisher was 35 years old when he joined with James Allison, Arthur Newby and Frank Wheeler in 1909 to build the speedway as a way for Indianapolis’ burgeoning automobile industry to test its products and occasionally conduct manufacturer competitions in races.
Testing at the Montmelò circuit
“Over the winter, we have made a good step forward and this car is definitely an improvement over the 2014 one” – Kimi Raikkonen
“It’s too early to talk about results, but we are going in the right direction” – Kimi Raikkonen