"Indy 500" Lanyard, 2020

Summary

The COVID-19 pandemic upset plans to hold the 2020 Indianapolis 500 as scheduled on May 24 -- but not before many souvenirs were already manufactured. Officials postponed the race until August 23 and ran it without spectators in attendance. Japanese driver Takuma Sato took the checkered flag for his second Indy 500 victory, following his win in 2017.

The COVID-19 pandemic upset plans to hold the 2020 Indianapolis 500 as scheduled on May 24 -- but not before many souvenirs were already manufactured. Officials postponed the race until August 23 and ran it without spectators in attendance. Japanese driver Takuma Sato took the checkered flag for his second Indy 500 victory, following his win in 2017.

Artifact

Lanyard

Date Made

2020

Subject Date

24 May 2020

Creators

WinCraft, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, Minnesota, Winona 

China 

Creator Notes

Designed by WinCraft Inc. in Winona, Minnesota. Made in China.

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driven to Win

Object ID

2020.80.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Matt Anderson.

Material

Cloth
Plastic
Cardboard
Metal

Color

Red
White (Color)
Black (Color)
Gold (Color)
Silver (Color)

Dimensions

Height: .25 in

Width: 4.5 in

Length: 27.5 in

Inscriptions

on front of lanyard: 104th / INDY / 500 / MAY 24, 2020 / PRESENTED BY / GAINBRIDGE / (C) 2020 IMS, LLC. WinCraft Made in China

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