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WWII-era Planes Set For Indy 500 Flyover
Updated May 18, 2013 7:34 AM | Filed under: IRL
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Friday that six World War II-era planes will fly over the world's most famous racecourse prior to the start of the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500.

The pre-race flyover will feature a North American B-25 Mitchell, nicknamed "Axis Nightmare," and five North American T-6 Texan trainer aircraft.

The planes will fly over the speedway at the conclusion of the National Anthem.



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