Last Thursday night, the Yard of Bricks hosted a rare meeting as the Borg-Warner Trophy and Stanley Cup sat inches from each other for a photo opportunity.
The Borg-Warner, of course, lives at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and is the most famous trophy in motorsports. But the Stanley Cup, hockey’s Holy Grail, rarely comes to town; among its more recent appearances were 2010 (USHL All-Star Game) and 2001 (at an Indianapolis 500 practice day for an ABC promotional shoot).
Thanks to the Indy Fuel, the Stanley Cup stopped off for a special visit that delighted staff in attendance and thousands of fans of both racing and hockey on social media. And then the comparisons began – which trophy is cooler? Which one is harder to win? Which would you rather spend the day with?
We’re a little biased so we won’t answer those questions, but here’s our Tale of the Tape for the two incredible trophies: