Mari Hulman George, Indy chairman, dies at 83

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Mari Hulman George, the chairman of the board emeritus of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died early Saturday morning at the age of 83, the track announced in a statement.

She served as IMS chairman from 1988 to 2016, giving the command for drivers to start their engines for both the Indy 500 and the Brickyard 400 from the late 1990s until 2015.

Her father, Anton “Tony” Hulman Jr., purchased Indianapolis Motor Speedway in November 1945.

Hulman George was the co-owner of a racing team before she turned 21, and entered cars in the Indy 500 in 1962 and 1963 that were driven by her husband, Elmer George.

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