Racing community lines up behind decision to delay Indy 500

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) When Mario Andretti got the text asking if he would be willing to drive the two-seater at Indianapolis this August, he responded immediately.

Absolutely, he wrote while putting his vacation plans on hold.

Andretti hopes it is the last time he is forced to reschedule after organizers announced Thursday the 500 would move from its traditional Memorial Day weekend slot to Aug. 23 because of the coronavirus pandemic.


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