Race Team Member Sleeps Over
by HG from San Antonio TX
The 500 has been a big part of my life. I grew up in Speedway.
In the 50's we rented out our bedrooms for race crews.
In 1955 a crew member of Bob Swiekert stayed at our home on
Cadillac Drive. My mom did the teams laundry though out the
month including Bob's driver uniform. I always remember that
hanging from our clothesline in the backyard!
The day after the race I went to the track with our "roomer" and
got to watch the official pictures being taken at the finish line.
I even got to sit in the car!
Have gone to many 500's starting with my first in 1956.
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