Win some Indy 500 anniversary swag!

Angelo Van Bogart |

It’s been 100 years since the Indianapolis 500 race, and even though you’ve probably never sat in the cockpit of an Indy car and raced to the reward of the swinging checkered flag, we want to reward you.

Between April 14 and May 5, 2011, we’re giving away a bunch of Indy swag from our friends at the speedway, as well as special slipcase copies of the anniversary books we published for the speedway,”Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement.”

Here’s a list of the prizes:

1st PRIZE
Two tickets to the 2011 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29th ($75 face value per ticket) AND the hardcover book Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement, Slip Case Edition ($49.99 retail value)

2nd PRIZE 
Two tickets to the 2011 Brickyard 400 on Sunday, July 31st ($75 face value per ticket) AND the hardcover book Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement, Slip Case Edition 

3rd PRIZE 
Indianapolis Banner/Flag (3 ft x 5 ft Indy 500 100th Anniversary Banner) AND the hardcover book Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement, Slip Case Edition 

4th PRIZE 
Two Indy 500 hats, Indy golf shirtIndy tank top AND the hardcover book Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement, Slip Case Edition 

5th PRIZE 
Indy 500 t-shirt, coffee mug, 2011 calendar AND the hardcover book Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement, Slip Case Edition

To enter the contest, go to oldcarsweekly.com/sweepstakes/

Have a hankering for more Indy knowledge? Here are a few sources that tell the tale of the fabled track’s past:

Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement (slip case book edition)

Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement (standard hardcover book edition)

Indy 500: The Race and Ritual of the Indianapolis 500 book

Against Death and Time: One Fatal Season in Racing’s Glory Years book

Above is a grouping of the prizes in our 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes

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