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WISH-TV counting down 108 days to 100th run of Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Did you know the first winner of the Indianapolis 500 was Ray Harroun in 1911?

24-Hour News 8 is counting down 108 days to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with special coverage. You can take look back at all of the race champions by, clicking here.

Starting next week 24-Hour News 8 will welcome local radio veteran Laura Steele as an Indianapolis correspondent. She is no stranger to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, she has been a part of events at the track for 12 years. Steele was the track’s first female public address announcer.