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Christopher Bienusa (right) of Alexandria walked the Indy 500 track with the three other competitors in the Hot Wheel's World's Best Driver Championship Saturday. (Contributed photo)

A double win at scene of Indy 500

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Alexandria was a double winner in a special racing event that took place last Saturday on the eve of the Indy 500.

First, a local company, Alexandria Industries, created the world's longest toy track for the "Hot Wheels World's Best Driver Championship" held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.


Next, an Alexandria kid won the whole works.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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