Auto racing stars past and present are expected to be on hand alongside an extensive display of Stutz vehicles for the Indiana Racing Memorial Association’s “Night at the Stutz” Tuesday night, April 5, 2016 at the Stutz Building in downtown Indianapolis.
Building owner Turner Woodard regularly rotates the automobiles from his extensive collection, including race cars, Indy 500 pace cars, and one-of-a-kind vehicles, including a replica of 1926 Indy 500 winner Frank Lockhart’s Daytona Beach land speed record car.
Among the drivers committed to attend the event are several current and former auto racing stars from IndyCar and USAC. They include:
** Bryan Clauson: 4-time USAC National Champion and two-time Indy 500 veteran
** Tom Bigelow: 2-time USAC National Champion and nine-time Indy 500 veteran
** Levi Jones: 7-time USAC National Champion
** Johnny Parsons: 12-time Indy 500 veteran
** Jerry Coons, Jr.: 4-time USAC National Champion
** Jerry Sneva: 5-time Indy 500 veteran
** Spike Gehlhausen: 5-time Indy 500 veteran
** Eldon Rasmussen: 3-time Indy 500 veteran
You are cordially invited to the 2nd Annual Indiana Racing Memorial Association (IRMA) Fundraiser, an evening at the historical Stutz Building in downtown Indianapolis. The event will include an IRMA Marker dedication honoring Stutz at 6:00pm followed by the fundraiser at approximately 6:30pm.
** Admission to the event will provide access to the exclusive Stutz Car Room, housing the stunning car collection of Turner Woodard that will include a replica of Frank Lockhart’s 1928 Land Speed Record car and other historic Stutz automobiles.
The Indiana Racing Memorial Association, Inc. (IRMA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to recognize the historically significant individuals, events, businesses and race tracks that have made Indiana “The Racing Capital of the World.”
IRMA believes that the rich heritage of racing in the state of Indiana deserves greater awareness, engagement and recognition. To this end, IRMA is proposing that racing-themed historical markers be developed, officially designated and erected by its organization at appropriate locations throughout the state.