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The Look of the 500: 1970s

The 1970s were a turbulent time. The economy, social issues, and civil unrest rocked the country. Meanwhile, behind the scenes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway,...

The Look of the 500: 1970s

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Bill Vukovich's famous 1952 Kurtis-Offy was also notable for its brakes.

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Patrick Nalon in his Dad's Novi at the IMS Hall of Fame Museum, October 2014.

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If the 1950s were the Golden Era, then the 1960s...
... and Foyt, being Foyt, wrestled the lion briefly before thinking better of it.

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2014 ZooBoo at the...

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ZooBoo presented by Central Indiana Honda, the Indianapolis Zoo’s month-long...
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DIY Racing Halloween...

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The 1950’s. Things were just so … good. Post-depression and...
The six-wheeled Pat Clancy Special was one of the more unique cars in Indianapolis 500 history.

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The idea had promise. Dual rear axles were efficient on...
The H.H. Coburn stamp was on many early Indianapolis 500 photos, like this 1913 shot of Charlie Merz. (Note the sign for spectators in the background.)

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A Family Affair at...

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While The Great Depression couldn’t stop The Greatest Spectacle in...
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When professional racers arrive at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to...
Johnnie Parsons won the rain-shortened Indianapolis 500 in 1950.

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