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IMS forced to bar all fans from 2020 Indy 500!

The 2020 Indy 500 will finally run without any spectators on August 23 because of an increase of COVID-19 numbers across the state of Indiana. IndyCar initially hoped to fill up the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to 50 per cent of its capacity, but in light of a ramp-up of COVID-19 cases in Indiana that number was reduced to 20 per cent, or one quarter of the traditional race day crowd numbers of between 250,000 and 300,000 fans. However, a further escalation of cases in Marion Count and across the state has forced IndyCar and the IMS to close the event entirely to the public for the first time in its 104-year history. "It is with great regret that we announce the 104th Running of the...
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