The Indianapolis Star from Indianapolis, Indiana on May 10, 1959 · Page 8
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The Indianapolis Star from Indianapolis, Indiana · Page 8

Indianapolis, Indiana
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Sunday, May 10, 1959
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Ts. fm !" his Spacdvay BROADCAST SCHEDULE . Ufa meSssS sBssSneis tosmfl V ' O Radio 1260 only Q Channil 6 only 00 Both Radio ond TV MAY 11 Q 5:45-6:00 P.M.-Trackside with Freddie Agabashian 0 6:15-6:25 P.M.-Trackside with John Peterson 09:00-9:30 P.M.-USAC Driver Awards Dinner MAY 12, 13, 14, 15 0 5:45-6:00 P.M.-Tracksidl with Freddie Agabashian 0 6:15-6:25 P.M.-Trackside with John Peterson MAY 16, 17 0 4:30-5:30 P.M. Qualification Trials live at the track 0 5:30-6:00 P.M. Qualification Trials from the track 00 Durln9 h ffay Qualification Flash Reports MAY 18, 19,20,21,22 0 5:45-6:00 P.M.-Trackside with Freddie Agabashian 0 6:15-6:25 P.M.-Trackside with John Peterson MAY 23, 24 0 4:30-5:30 P.M.-Qualifica- tion Trials live at the track 0 5:30-6:00 P.M. Qualification Trials from the track 00 Dur,nH th day-Qualification Flash Reports MAY 25, 26, 27 0 5:45-6:00 P.M.-Trackside with Freddie Agabashian 0 6:15-6:25 P.M.-Trackside with John Peterson MAY 28 0 E:4S-6:0 P.M.-Trackside with Freddie Agabashian 0 6:00-7:00 P.M.-WFBM'! "Old Timers' Bar-B-Q" 0 6:15-85 P.M.-Trackside with John Peterson MAY 29 0 6:15-65 P.M.-Trackside with John Peterson 0 10:00-11: rOO Speedway Press Party MAY 30 0 10:30 AM-,0 conclusion- The 500-Mile Memorial Day Race 06:15-65 P.M.-Trackslde Final with John Peterson 0 9:00-9:30 P.M.-Filmed Highlights of 1959 500-Mile Classic MAY 31 09:00-10:00 P.M.-The "500" Victory Dinner SPONSORS BRTANT-HCOBACK COMPANY USAC Championship Awards Dinntr Spetdway Prut Party Tehv'uion "Tracktid with Frtddii Agabathian" CABLING 8REWINC COMPANY Qualification Shown on 1h 500-Milt Soct on Memorial Day PITIt ECXRICH I SONS PACKING COMPANY t'Otd Tmtrt' BAR-BQ" SOO Mit Hi0hftOfif film Victory Dinntr ' COLONIAL "STOP AND SHOP" GROCERY STORES Qualification foifi Rport$ On Both Radio end JVtWu'on WYNN'S FRICTION PROOFINO V0NNEGUT HARDWARE COMPANY WAKEUP OIL COMPANY fotcoi'f el Qualification Triali tv (( ill ll UL3UVJ WW-ii, ;-; - J - t H H?11&K&J&W n't-,-' - - -: Ji' -'- Starting tomorrow! Day by day. . . minute by minute . . . this i "500" all-star staff takes you direct to the heart of the Indianapolis Speedway BREECE i 'm mi' n I m ,11 v "i r - LINGLE WALURD PETERSON - 1' rllmj- il AGABASHIAN CARNEGIE Pus commenfar from fie WF8M driver panel -all members of fie Champion Spark Plug Safety Team 14 Bw BETTENHAUSEN WARD TURNER " 1 "IK ' t f "" " 1111 1 it. p .ii .. - LJt ...! III J ul VMIMM,(1, PARSONS VEITH Daily Freddie Agabashian and Dick Lingle Report on Trackside-TV Freddie Agabashian, seeing the Speedway from behind a mike instead of a wheel, brings you the day's events with the experience that only 13 racing years could give. He's teamed with Dick Lingle to introduce you to the drivers, cars and mechanics who make the news. Channel 6 . . . Monday thru Friday at 5:45 p.m. Pcterson-Agabashian Bring You Last Word On Trackside-Radio Late in the afternoon when cars and drivers shoot onto the track for the last and often fastest runs of the day, tune in to hear what they do . . . and how . . . plus full reports on the Speedway day. 1260 on radio at 6:15 p.m. Will 148 m.p.h. Win The Pole? You'll Find Out First on WFBM-Radio or WFBM-TV WFBM's all-star "500" staff will flash the word . . . qualification by qualification . . .'as it happens throughout the day on May 16, 17, 23 and 24. Mobile units around the track will broadcast minute-by-minute action reports. Freddie Agabashian, Tom Carnegie and Dick Lingle will bring you a special hour-long telecast each qualifying day at 4:30 p.m. direct from the track. John Peterson picks up the dosing action on WFBM-Radio at 6:30 p.m. All Exciting Race Day Action Lap-By-Lap on Radio... Filmed For Exclusive TV6 Telecast Bright and early, WFBM newscasters will relay race information from the track . . . and traffic reports direct from the State Folice helicopter. At 10:30 a.m. WFBM-Radio begins continuous broadcast of the race. 500-Mile Race Highlights Film . . . WFBM-TV's camera crew will be recording all important race action and trackside events for an exclusive half-hour telecast . . . Channel 6 at 9:00 p.m. Only WFBM-TV Takes You To Theso Three Pre-Race Special Events - USAC Championship Awards Dinner. . . Direct from the Indianapolis Athletic Club, you'll see Tony Bettenhausen awarded his national driving championship . , . Shorty Templcman honored as king of the midget drivers . . . Eddie Sachs crowned as the Midwest Sprint Champion . . . Channel 6 . . . May 11 at 9:00 p.m. "Old Timers' Bar-B-Q"... The famous names of auto racing active and inactive will meet at this WFBM parly in the new Speedway Control Tower. Dick Lingle and . Freddie Abagashian, invite you, via television. Channel 6 . . . May 23 at 6 p.m. "Speedway Press Party". . . You'll attend this one too . . . seeing some of the most distinguished names in radio, television, and newspaper. Hear their expert predictions on the race ... and why they pick their fivoriU. Channel 6 . , . May 29 at 10:00 p.m. FREELANO Final Salute To Speedway Champions The Victory Dinner The world's greatest sports spectacle ends as WFBM-TV takes you to the Victory Dinner. You'll see WFBM's first annual ''Checkered Flag Award" presented to the winning driver $300.00 plus the same checkered flag that waved him into Victory Lane. Watch as race officials award the coveted trophies . . . and drivers share the record purse. On Channel 6 May 31 at 9:00 p.m. TV 0 Radio Jl J Outstanding Speedway Coverage Celebrating WFBM-Radlo'i . . . 35th Anniversary WFBM-TV'fi 10th Anniversary

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