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'It's a tough day' – Miles

Despite all the best laid plans of Roger Penske & Company, the 104th Indianapolis 500 will run without fans on Aug. 23. After re-issuing tickets and relocating people to accommodate the social distancing rules for the COVID-19 virus, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway came to the conclusion that the latest virus numbers in Marion County had made it necessary to stage the 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing' with empty grandstands. '[Since] June 26 when we announced our plan to allow 50 percent occupancy, the number of positive tests in Marion County has tripled,' said Penske Entertainment president Mark Miles. 'And there is also an important metric called percent positive test, and that was below...
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