Browsing the "Indy cars" Tag

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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July 24, 2013 - 3 Comments

Jimmy Hensley was a fan of the Indianapolis 500, so when NASCAR’s finest came to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994, it was special. “One...

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July 22, 2013 - 0 Comments

Lake Speed made the broadest leap in class possible in motorsports, with the exception of the 18-wheelers in New Zealand. Speed, a native of Jackson, Miss., worked his way through...

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May 20, 2013 - 2 Comments

He holds the top three speed records at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and has two victories. One qualifying lap – 237.498, 1996 Four-lap qualifying average – 236.986, 1996 500 miles...

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May 15, 2013 - 1 Comments

Billy Boat went through some trials and tribulations before he grabbed the pole position for the 1998 Indianapolis 500. “We crashed in practice right before qualifying,” Boat said. “I knew...

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December 6, 2010 - 1 Comments

Johnny Rutherford Swaps Cars for the 1963 Indy500]]>...

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July 22, 2010 - 2 Comments

Bobby Hillin Jr. grew up in a racing family – just not the kind in which he wound up driving. His father fielded Longhorn Racing, a staple on the Indy...

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May 6, 2010 - 6 Comments

It’s May 5th, “Cinco de Mayo” and I am sitting at home thrashing on the 2010 Indy 500, and my wife is sitting across the dinner table thrashing on a Indy...

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