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Nevada City’s Rossi Wins Indianapolis 500

Updated May 31

It happened on Sunday, but it’s still the buzz around Nevada City and the rest of Nevada County today. 24 year-old Alexander Rossi of Nevada City won the Indianapolis 500…

Listen to Rossi winning Indy 500

Rick Hansen of R-W Baird and Company is an investor in Rossi’s team. He says despite Rossi winning the race in his first attempt, Rossi is not an overnight sensation…

Listen to Rick Hansen 1

Rossi started the race in the eleventh position out of 33 cars, but during the race, he says he started gaining confidence as he started passing drivers one by one…

Listen to Alexander Rossi

Hansen tells KNCO’s Tom Fitzsimmons that he was worried about Rossi not getting enough attention, prior to the race…

Listen to Rick Hansen 2

Look for Rossi on all the late night and daytime talk shows. For winning the 100th running of the Indy 500, Rossi also gets a paycheck of reportedly over two million dollars.


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