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Non-free media information and use rationale – non-free logo for 2012 Indianapolis 500

This is a logo owned by IMS, LLC for 2012 Indianapolis 500. It is a historical logo. Its historical usage is as follows: Logo was released to the public for use in the print, video, and internet media by IMS, LLC In June 2011.. Further details: Logo for the 2012 Indianapolis 500, also referred to as the 96th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race.


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2012 Indianapolis 500

Portion used

The entire logo is used to convey the meaning intended and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the intended image.

Low resolution?

Yes. The logo is of a size and resolution sufficient to maintain the quality intended by the company or organization, without being unnecessarily high resolution.

Purpose of use

The image is used to identify the organization 2012 Indianapolis 500, a subject of public interest. The significance of the logo is to help the reader identify the organization, assure the readers that they have reached the right article containing critical commentary about the organization, and illustrate the organization's intended branding message in a way that words alone could not convey.


Because it is a logo there is almost certainly no free equivalent. Any substitute that is not a derivative work would fail to convey the meaning intended, would tarnish or misrepresent its image, or would fail its purpose of identification or commentary.

Other information

Use of the logo in the article complies with Wikipedia non-free content policy, logo guidelines, and fair use under United States copyright law as described above. The specific creator is a member of the IMS Creative Department

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of 2012 Indianapolis 500//

Notes: This image file replaces a former image file of the same logo that was uploaded and subsequently deleted due to improper licensing issues; as well as the fact that the previous version contained the incorrect background color, and a font/font color for the numerals that has since been revised by the logo owner.


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current22:27, 7 January 2018Thumbnail for version as of 22:27, 7 January 2018503 × 198 (59 KB)DatBot (talk | contribs)Reduce size of non-free image (BOT - disable)
17:53, 26 January 2012No thumbnail538 × 212 (29 KB)Doctorindy (talk | contribs)Revised version with corrected Red font color for the date; cleaner edges.
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