Jim Nabors Passes Away At The Age of 87

INDIANAPOLIS – Jim Nabors may famously be known as “Gomer Pyle” to the mainstream world for his role in TV shows, but to the motorsports world, Jim Nabors was famous for his real life persona. On Thursday, Nabors, 87, passed away peacefully in his Hawaii home. Nabors, made his name in the racing world for singing “Back Home Again in Indiana” before the start of the Indianapolis 500. He did so starting in 1972 and sang for the last time in 2014. While he missed a few years at the…

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Jim Nabors Won’t Sing “Back Home Again in Indiana” for 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Everyone wondered with this being the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, if Jim Nabors would be able to come out of retirement for a year and sing “Back Home Again in Indiana” one last time. Well, today, that dream was put to rest, as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway confirmed that Nabors won’t be able to make it back to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May. IMS President Doug Boles told the Indy Star that, Nabors wanted to come, but let him know last Fall that he wouldn’t be able…

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