Browsing the "IMS Photo Digitization Project" Category

February 3, 2014 - 2 Comments

The IMS Photo Digitization Project is a partnership between Indiana University Libraries and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to preserve historically significant photographs for the enjoyment of future generations. On a...

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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 10, 2011 - 6 Comments

Ok, it is a job, a hectic job sometimes at that, but I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world. As Director of Photography for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

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June 29, 2011 - 6 Comments

After years of “chasing race cars” as a fan, I finally got my chance to be close to the action. In 1972, I was hired to be part of the...

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April 25, 2011 - 7 Comments

Early in the month on May 7, 1987 while shooting photos in the pits, I ran into Al Unser Sr. I asked him if he had any prospects  for the...

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April 15, 2011 - 6 Comments

In 1980 a little know entity crossed our path here at Indianapolis out of the USAC Ranks.  Tim Richmond from Ashland , OH came on the scene and stole the...

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April 4, 2011 - 6 Comments

Over 4.5 million photos reside in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Photo archives at the Hall of Fame Museum. In the next few weeks, I will extract some of the most...

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March 2, 2011 - 22 Comments

Over 4.5 million photos reside in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Photo archives at the Hall of Fame Museum. In the next few weeks, I will extract some of the most...

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February 25, 2011 - 0 Comments

As a long time employee of the IMS, I often take for granted the access I have during events.  It almost cost me after the 1989 Indianapolis 500.  While working...

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December 20, 2010 - 4 Comments

The IMS Photo Digitization Project is a partnership between Indiana University Libraries and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to preserve historically significant photographs for the enjoyment of future generations. On a...

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