1953 Victory Lane and Celebrations The newspaper awaits the winner in Victory Lane. Victory Lane with Jane Greer awaits the winner. IMS Jane Greer , the Borge Warner Trophy in Victory Lane 1953 Vukovich turns into Victory Lane Vuky seems skeptical of the fuss. Wilber Shaw offers “Water from Wilber”, wife Esther, and Mr. Firestone hopes for a hand shake. Esther congratulates her husband. A happy Bill Vukovich waves to photographers. Vuky rehidrates aflowing the race in his garage with wife Esther. Vuky avoids interviews by pointing to his ears and stating he cannot hear. Vuky and Esther in the gasoline Alley garage are clearly pleased. Vuky and his crew share tall tales in the garage after the race. The limestone version of the winning car in the hometown parade.