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VIDEO: Thousands pack downtown as IndyCar drops to signal start of 2016

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 1, 2016) – Thousands packed downtown Indianapolis to usher in the start of the new year.

Downtown Indy estimates 45,000 people were on hand as an IndyCar dropped to ring in 2016.

The event was broadcast live on our sister station, CBS4.