The car that powered driver Alexander Rossi to a dramatic win in the historic 100th Indianapolis 500 was presented to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum on December 8th at the 29th annual Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, Indiana.
“The 100th Indianapolis 500 will go down as one of the most memorable races in the storied history of the Brickyard. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is proud to receive and display Alexander Rossi’s winning car as a testament to his skill and the teamwork and ingenuity that landed him in Victory Lane” said Betsy Smith, executive director of the nonprofit Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation which operates the museum.
David Bowen, the owner of the No. #98 Dallara that was presented to the museum said, “I am very honored to be presenting this car to the museum where it rightfully belongs, representing Alexander Rossi’s victory in the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. The car is going into the museum on behalf of Michael (Andretti) and Bryan (Herta) and all of the members of Andretti Herta Autosport who made it happen.”
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway® Museum is the gateway to the “Racing Capital of the World®.” Located within the historic Indy 500® oval, the Museum commemorates more than a century of racing with its world-renowned collections of automobiles and racing memorabilia. Skill, daring, heroics and the legends of racing are featured at the museum through exhibits, education and research programs, inspiring a new generation of racing enthusiasts while honoring America’s racing heritage and intergenerational family traditions. A non-profit institution, the Museum relies on the generosity of its members and supporters. For more information, please visit: indyracingmuseum.org.