Indy 500 historian Donald Davidson on the beginnings of race broadcasts, here on WGN Radio

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Santino Ferrucci drives out of the pit area during practice for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 28, 2021. Approximately 135,000 or about 40 percent of the venue’s capacity will be admitted for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

The Indy 500 will take place Sunday. Donald Davidson is the retired historian of the race, and shares stories with John Williams. WGN Radio broadcast the race as early as 1924 and it returns this year.

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