The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will have an official poet and poem. The poetry competition is a return to an Indy 500 tradition from the 1920s.
An Indiana University graduate student, Adam Henze, will read his winning poem during qualification weekend.
It'll also appear in the program on race day.
Marketplace called him up and asked him to read his ode to the Indy 500: “For Those Who Love Fast, Loud Things.”