Indy 500 unique traditions

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The Indianapolis Press Club Foundation holds a charity event the Friday before the race known as the "Last Row Party". It is a roast for the drivers who qualify with the slowest times and are put in the last spots: 31, 32, and 33. They each receive a check for their spots in the sums of 31 cents, 32 cents, and 33 cents.

The Indy 500 has been taking place since 1911. During this time the race has established some of the most interesting traditions around that include oddities like milk chugging and a curse.

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