Still, upwards of , people will trek to the Speedway and , will get wild in the infamous infield Snake Pit. Cookouts revolved around the race. Sunday morning was spent watching Jim Nabors belt out Back Home In Indiana , which would bring a tear to our eyes even though BC hails from 19 miles inside Ohio from the Indiana border. Our great childhood memories include listening to Bobby Rahal win the race while sitting in a boat and watching pops slam a few beers and throw us around on boat tubes. It was a huge year. Even The Hoff sang the National Anthem. The race garnered an 8.