Indy 500 starts with ... a slap to the face

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The Indianapolis 500 got off to a rough start even before the ladies and gentlemen could start their engine.

Just as Indianapolis Motor Speedway chairwoman Mari Hulman George — carrying on a family tradition — was about to utter one of sport’s most famous phrases, she was interrupted by another woman on stage, prompting George, 80, to, well, let her know who’s boss.

Deadspin identified the party-crasher asgranddaughter Jesika Gunter, who works in marketing & events for IMS.

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