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Say Howdy to Howdy Holmes – the 1979 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year

PIT PASS INDY PRESENTED BY PENSKE TRUCK RENTAL– SEASON 3, EPISODE 48 – Say Howdy to Howdy Holmes – the 1979 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year

November 28, 2023

Show host Bruce Martin catches up with one of the most popular IndyCar drivers in the late 1970s and 1980s, Howdy Holmes, driver of the Jiffy Mix Special.

Holmes drove in his final IndyCar race in 1988, but 35 years later returned as a sponsorship partner at Chip Ganassi Racing, bringing the Jiffy Mix brand back to the starting lineup.

Holmes reflects on his career with Bruce Martin on this week’s special edition of Pit Pass Indy Presented by Penske Truck Rental.

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