Jim Cornelison enjoying opportunity as “Back Home Again in Indiana” singer

Following the 2014 Indianapolis 500, fans of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing felt like they had said goodbye to an old friend. Jim Nabors had performed “Back Home Again in Indiana,” a pre-race staple before the ‘500, for the 36th and final time.  One of the iconic personalities from the Indy 500’s most popular years … Continue reading Jim Cornelison enjoying opportunity as “Back Home Again in Indiana” singer

Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors

If you have visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing at any time between 1985 and the present, you have most likely heard the smooth, warm voices of Dave Calabro and Jim Nabors. Calabro, a fan of the Speedway first before eventually joining the public address team in 1985, was fortunate … Continue reading Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors