By now, you have probably heard about a little (and by little, we mean HUGE) web project called TheGreatest33.com. Hopefully, you have visited TheGreatest33.com by now as well. Fans that enter their email addresses now will receive a special insider email with an access code to see the website prior to its actual launch. It’s that easy– want to view the site the same week as the media and celebrities can? You can.
As if that isn’t enough, we’ve pulled together a pretty slick video displaying some of the more-prolific moments in the history of the Indianapolis 500. With the official website launch weeks away (get here FASTER, please!), we decided to look back through this video and pick out some of the facts and trivia that fans may (or may not) know.
Starting today and leading up to the official launch of TheGreatest33.com, we will be posting a few trivia questions a week about TheGreatest33.com video. Once the question is posted, fans can use the video (or their memory) to discover the answers. Play along with us and post your guesses below or on Facebook or Twitter. The answers will be posted here the day after they are first asked. Pretty easy, kind of fun, but definitely cool history that will get you as excited as we are about TheGreatest33.com and what’s in store for fans this March!
Wednesday, February 2 – TheGreatest33.com Video Trivia Question #1
Q: Only two drivers are seen in the video holding up fingers to signify what win they had just achieved, who are they?
A: Louis Meyer #3 in 1936 and Johnny Rutherford #3 in 1980
Saturday, February 5 – TheGreatest33.com Video Trivia Question #2
Q: Who is the only driver seen in the video finishing second in the Indianapolis 500 and then again in Victory Lane?
A: Rick Mears – second in 1982 to Gordon Johncock and in Victory Lane in 1979.
Tuesday, February 8 – TheGreatest33.com Video Trivia Question #3
Q: On the scoring pylon shown when Tom Sneva breaks 200 mph – who are the four drivers that have already qualified?
A: 21 – Al Unser, 14 – A.J. Foyt, 60 – Johnny Parsons and 18 – George Snyder
Sunday, February 13 – TheGreatest33.com Video Trivia Question #4
Q: The Borg-Warner trophy is seen with how many different drivers in the video?
Thursday, February 17 – TheGreatest33.com Video Trivia Question #5
Q: How many different drivers drink milk, hold milk, or spill milk in the video?
Sunday, February 27 – TheGreatest33.com Video Trivia Question #6
Q: Which three drivers are seen holding a newspaper proclaiming their Indy 500 win?