Thursday, May 18, 2017


1300 AM WERE began broadcasting in Cleveland, Ohio on July 6, 1949.  Unlike most stations at the time, WERE went on the air a year after their FM sister station WERE 98.5.  They were a popular Top-40 station in the 1950s, an MOR station in the 1960s and carried News/Talk when this sticker was printed in the early 80s.
The Budweiser Cleveland 500 auto race (later renamed The Grand Prix of Cleveland) first took place in 1982 and every year after until 2007.  The inaugural race was won by local rookie driver Bobby Rahal from nearby Medina, Ohio.

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