Today in 1954 Jimmy Bryan(’58)won the Hoosier Hundred over Bob Sweikert(’55) and Sam Hanks(’57). 18 cars started the race with 19 cars missing the show including Pat Flaherty(’56). Johnnie Parsons(’50) finished 16th. Bryan would go on to win this race the next two years to complete 3 in a row. In 1965 AJ Foyt(’61-’64-’67’77) beat […]
For those of you not fortunate enough to be able to drive pass the “Speedway Daily” here are some pictures, some ok some not so ok, of the progress. BTW: How about that bolder not far from the USAC building? I suppose that came out of the ground during excavation. The photos from inside the […]
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Great idea to raise money to fight a horrible disease. IMS President Doug Boles gets drenched by Brian Barnhart, Then Doug returns the favor to Dave Calabro. After his water bath:) Dave challenged Dario Franchitti, Helio Castroneves and Jeff Gordon! Wonder if they will accept?
I’m doing a one hour weekly show that can heard on my web site http://www.davethekingwilson.com This week I talk with Marie Hall, owner of “Three Sisters and a Trunk” on Main Street in Speedway, IN. and wife of 2 time Indy Starter Norm Hall. Listen as she tells us how Norm explained racing to her […]
The new scoring pylon