All posts by "ddavidson"

September 10, 2014 - 0 Comments

Do you have a question for Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson? Ask us on Twitter @IMS with the hashtag #AskDonald or on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Facebook page. I...

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November 15, 2013 - 9 Comments

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti announced Thursday, Nov. 14 that he is retiring as a driver, his decision strongly influenced by the recommendation of doctors, who have advised him...

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November 5, 2013 - 2 Comments

We’re back with the second edition of our new Gasoline Alley Unplugged recordings with Donald Davidson. This short clip goes into detail about a former competitor named “Cotton” Farmer and...

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October 29, 2013 - 4 Comments

Back by popular demand is our historical series with Donald Davidson, Gasoline Alley Unplugged!  We’ve taken a slightly different approach to the content as we’re not going to be embedding...

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January 18, 2013 - 5 Comments

“No, I wanna be the race car!” How many times has THAT impassioned plea—or a variation thereof—been heard during a heated discussion while deciding which player is going to use...

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September 12, 2012 - 5 Comments

Frank Lockhart, who two years later would lose his life in an attempt to break the World Land Speed Record on the sands of Daytona Beach, showed up at Indianapolis...

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July 13, 2011 - 12 Comments

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson has been the expert on the history of the Racing Capital of the World since he arrived in Central Indiana in the mid-1960s. Now...

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May 10, 2011 - 5 Comments

Gasoline Alley Unplugged: Billy Foster...

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March 18, 2011 - 19 Comments

Parnelli Jones on Race Morning of the 1963 Indianapolis 500...

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March 17, 2011 - 12 Comments

A.J. Foyt’s 1958 Indianapolis 500 Rookie Year...

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