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IMS president talks Gordon, big weekend at the track

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – It’s a big weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as racing fans gear up for the Crown Royal Brickyard 400.

IMS President Doug Boles was on 24-Hour News 8 Tuesday afternoon to share some of the highlights, including Jeff Gordon Day.

The celebration of the racing legend will include a parade in Gordon’s hometown of Pittsboro on Thursday at noon. Live coverage of the event begins on Daybreak from 4-9 a.m. Thursday. We’ll have stories throughout the morning on WISH-TV and highlighting Gordon’s career and his accomplishments off the track. You can share your memories with us on Facebook and Twitter, using the hashtag #Thanks24.

Other events at the track include the Hauler Parade on Thursday, NASCAR practice on Friday, the Lilly Diabetes 250 and NASCAR qualifying on Saturday, and the Brickyard 400 Sunday.

For details on all those events click here.