Wilbur Shaw's First "500" Win!

This is David Story's second rendering of 1937 Indianapolis 500 winner Wilbur Shaw. His victory over second-place Ralph Hepburn was the closest winning margin (2.16 seconds) for the iconic race up to that time. Shaw was the historic race's first three-time champion, also winning the grueling contest in 1939 and 1940. Less well known is that Shaw not only won the "500" three times but also finished in the runner-up spot the same number of times ('33, '35, '38). Find a great story on the 1937 race elsewhere on First Super Speedway.

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