Indy 500

How Milk Became the Drink of Choice for Indy 500 Winners

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May 26, 2018 / 0 comments

A day before thirty-three racing cars charge through the speedway, ticking off 200 laps and 500 miles, the Milk People (yes, they're called "Milk People") prepare to make their special delivery. Chosen from among more than 1,000 Indiana dairy farmers, two "Milk People" are selected to award the Indianapolis 500 winner, and the driver's mechanic and car owner, a bottle of milk.