Month of May: A Page in History; Looking Back on Two-Time Indianapolis 500 Champion Dan Wheldon

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The following story is part of Race Chaser Online’s special ‘Month of May’ series both building up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and paying tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Hunter Smith — Robert Laberge/Getty …

Flashback Friday: History Among Us — Seekonk Speedway’s Past Leads Forward to Landmark 70th Season

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Seekonk Speedway photo — D. Anthony Venditti had one dream seven decades ago — to build a race track. Even in 1945, that dream quickly became a reality. That was the year that Venditti dug up ground and started construction of the Seekonk Speedway, and it …