All posts by "marshallpruett"

March 10, 2017 - 0 Comments

Few Indianapolis 500 cars tick both boxes of "weird" and "wonderful" like Don Lee's unexpected entry for the 1947 race. ...

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February 24, 2017 - 1 Comments

With the Daytona 500 rapidly approaching on Sunday, we’ll look at some of the lesser known Indy 500 cars raced by NASCAR stars....

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February 8, 2017 - 1 Comments

The 1972 Indy 500 marked the single craziest year for aerodynamic exploration ever seen at the Speedway, and with many of those wild concepts transformed into shapes that embraced sanity...

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January 27, 2017 - 0 Comments

Hurley Haywood’s name tends to conjure thoughts of sports car racing and major endurance competition achievements by one of America’s most prolific drivers. Three overall victories at the 24 Hours...

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January 4, 2017 - 0 Comments

There was something special about the red 1986 March 86C chassis that carried Bobby Rahal to Victory Lane at the Indianapolis 500. Its advanced aerodynamics and finely tuned suspension gave...

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December 22, 2016 - 2 Comments

Louis, Arthur and Gaston Chevrolet formed the Chevrolet Motor Car Company 157 days after the inaugural Indianapolis 500 took place in 1911. Their automotive endeavors, destined to launch the name...

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December 8, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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November 30, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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November 17, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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November 1, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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