Browsing the "IMS History" Category

June 9, 2010 - 0 Comments

Thursday, June 10 will be a very cool day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as two legends of the track will get together for an event. That...

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May 29, 2010 - 0 Comments

In 13 Indianapolis 500s, he came close to Victory Lane but never reached it. But Wally Dallenbach was a winner in so many ways, coming out of...

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May 28, 2010 - 3 Comments

Roger Penske has had the best of racing in his cars at Indianapolis — Emerson Fittipaldi, Rick Mears, Helio Castroneves, Al Unser, Mark Donohue. Back in 1974,...

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May 27, 2010 - 1 Comments

The year was 2002, and the big issue was Helio Castroneves and Paul Tracy for the Indianapolis 500 victory. But another driver could very well have won...

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May 26, 2010 - 0 Comments

Airton Dare became one of the Brazilians that migrated to Indianapolis in the past decade. “My first year was a really good race,” he said. “I was...

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May 22, 2010 - 3 Comments

When it comes to trivia bench racing, save this one until the rent money is on the table. Question: Before Nigel Mansell in 1993, who was the...

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May 18, 2010 - 1 Comments

Jimmy Kite burst on to the IZOD IndyCar Series with a flourish and in a hurry. He dove under veteran Chuck Gurney off the fourth turn to...

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May 14, 2010 - 6 Comments

The year was 1993 and media people and fans swarmed around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to see Formula One champion Nigel Mansell in an Indy car. Virtually...

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May 11, 2010 - 23 Comments

He is a familiar name who made his mark at the Speedway but you wish it could’ve been just a touch better. Roberto Guerrero was racing in...

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May 5, 2010 - 4 Comments

He was a halfback in high school, played four years of semi-pro football and was offered a tryout with the Washington Redskins. But he turned to auto...

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