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By Sigur E. Whitaker

nearly unknown while in 1945 he bought the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its recognized race, Tony Hulman quickly grew to become a loved ones identify in car racing circles. he's credited not just with saving the Speedway from changing into a residential housing improvement but in addition with re-invigorating vehicle racing within the usa. until eventually his buy of the Speedway, Hulman had now not been all for automobile racing; he was once the CEO of Hulman & corporation, a wholesale grocer. An astute businessman, Hulman made Clabber woman Baking Powder a countrywide model and effectively led the reorientation of the family members fortunes to incorporate quite a number companies together with a lager corporation, a Coca-Cola franchise, a printed empire, and genuine property and fuel companies.
This biography of Hulman covers his many ventures, quite the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indianapolis 500, and his philanthropy.

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