A story of a lovely lady and Gomer at the Indy 500

May 30, 2016

Oh, and don’t forget Mrs. Brady and Gomer Pyle. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They are the names that stamped the Indianapolis 500 as a four-wheeled slice of Americana from the heartland. Rick Mears. A.J. Foyt. The Andrettis. Helio Castroneves. From Brady to brickyard, from Mayberry to motorsports, Florence Henderson and Jim Nabors provided the soundtrack for the Indianapolis 500 for decades. The rich baritone voice of Nabors, whose bumbling Gomer Pyle…

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Sellout crowd arrived early for 100th Indianapolis 500

May 30, 2016

The sold-out running of the 100th Indianapolis 500 somehow got off to a splendid start with most fans in their seats in plenty of time before the green flag waved. Speedway spokeswoman Suzi Elliott said he was unaware of any significant complaints. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was gridlock. There were lines. Fans left for the track early — very early. “I think people who come every year were very much…

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