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“That’s the Midget that Vel Miletich and I owned together,” Parnelli says. That famous partnership between Miletich and Parnelli went far beyond owning a Midget race car. The two formed Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing in 1967, winning Indy with their driver Al Unser in 1970-71 as a race team. Parnelli won Thanksgiving Turkey Night at Ascot Park twice, winning the USAC-sanctioned race in 1964 in the car he’s sitting in (the year after he won Indy) and in 1966. Winning Turkey Night at Ascot was almost a condition for winning the Indy 500, as A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, Johnny Rutherford, Al and Bobby Unser had done.