IMS To Tear Down Hotel


The World famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway hotel that was featured several times  in Paul Newman’s “Winning” has been closed immediatly and will soon be torn down.  The 108 room Motel built in 1963 has hosted many celebrities and drivers over the years, including Clark Gable and the world famous Beatles who stayed in rooms 228,230,232 and 234 during there Indy stay on there first North American tour.

“We do this with a heavy heart. These are all good employees but it is also a sign of the economic times,”  – Fred Nation Executive VP of Communications at IMS

The site has been looked at by several developers but a final decision has yet to be made of what is to come of the historic site.


One Response to “IMS To Tear Down Hotel”

  1. haven’t been there for years but is that big ol’ sign still intact? that would be something to hold onto anyway.

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