A Great Day at the Track

Updated: May 26, 2009, 2:35 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

I had a blast in Indianapolis over the weekend. It was an amazing thrill to serve as Grand Marshal of the Indianapolis 500 parade. I was in the pace car for a lap before the race, going around the track at 120 MPH. Wow, it was one of the greatest experiences of my life, with 300,000 fans screaming, in anticipation of a great race.

It was such an honor since past Grand Marshals included Peyton Manning, Lance Armstrong, Morgan Freeman and so many others. It was so exciting, I couldn't ...

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