Tom Carnegie, Voice Of Indy Speedway, Dies At 91
February 11, 2011 at 5:37 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of legendary INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY public address announcer TOM CARNEGIE, who died FRIDAY (2/11) after a long illness at 91.
CARNEGIE, born CARL KENAGY, joined the SPEEDWAY in 1946 after working at WOWO-A/FORT WAYNE, where he called FORT WAYNE ZOLLNER PISTONS (now DETROIT PISTONS) basketball. He served as the "voice of the SPEEDWAY" and the INDIANAPOLIS 500 through his 2006 retirement, and also served as Sports Director at WFBM-TV (now WRTV)/INDIANAPOLIS from 1953 through 1985.