A Motor Racing Tradition Since 1933!


The Indianapolis 500 is just around the corner and with that in mind here at Paddock Eye with the help of our friends at the American Dairy Association Indiana we thought you would like to know how this famous tradition started.

Well after winning  the 1933 Indianapolis 500, Louis Meyer asked for some butter milk and a tradition was born.

Meyer was the first driver to win the Indianapolis 500 three times in 1928, 33 and 36.

Speaking about the tradition, Indiana Dairy farmer Andrew Kuehnert said:

We are honored to continue the tradition that means so much to those of us involved in
the dairy industry here in Indiana as well as throughout the US. “We
appreciate the support of this tradition by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and
recognize the important place it holds in the hearts of everyone who loves the 500.

He went on to say:

“Nearly everyone, wherever in the world they are, thinks of the 500-Mile Race when they
hear ‘Indianapolis. “and most are aware of how winners toast victory at this
track. Jill and I take the responsibility of representing this tradition very seriously, and
look forward to the great opportunity of carrying it forward on May 26.”

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