1969 Indianapolis 500
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The Indianapolis Mile Race is the world's oldest major automobile race. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend in late May. It is contested as part of the IndyCar Series , the top level of American Championship Car racing, an open-wheel open-cockpit formula colloquially known as "Indy Car Racing". The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing , is considered part of the Triple Crown of Motorsport , which comprises three of the most prestigious motorsports events in the world, also including the Monaco Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The official attendance is not disclosed by Speedway management, but the permanent seating capacity is upwards of ,, and infield patrons raise the race-day attendance to approximately ,
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The race is notable in that for the first time, the cars were permitted bolt-on wings , and speeds climbed dramatically. Bobby Unser won the pole position at a then-remarkable speed of The race average speed was also a new record Gary Bettenhausen led laps until his car suffered ignition trouble on lap , and he coasted to the pits. Bettenhausen's Penske teammate Mark Donohue won the race, after leading only the final 13 laps. It would be owner Roger Penske 's first of seventeen Indy victories as of Al Unser, Sr.
Polesitter A. Foyt led the race in the early stages, looking to become the first four-time winner of the