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The Indy 500 has an official poet for the first time since the 1920s

Apr 28, 2016
Adam Henze’s Ode to the Indy 500 “For Those Who Love Fast, Loud Things” won him $1000 too.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 24: Ryan Hunter-Reay driver of the #28 DHL Andretti Autosport Honda Dallara during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 24, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 
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