Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 31, 2012-IMS Museum

Even though I live in central Indiana I don’t get by the Hall of Fame Museum enough. This is the famous #9 midget of Steve Lewis and Bob East. If you could see a list of the drivers who wheeled this car it would read as a who’s who of ┬ámotor sports. Here’s Tony’s 1995 […]

October 30, 2012-Tony Bettenhausen Jr Happy Birthday

What a nice guy. In 1973 Butch Meyer and I went over to the trailer where Tony was living. He had just returned from running several NASCAR Sprint Cup races and was turing his attention back to Midgets and IndyCars. That night, Tony said he was going to show us what they drank down south, […]

October 29, 2012-Davey Hamilton-Team Halloween Party

It was a great affair! Lot’s of fun and food at his new shop and home. Well done and well deserved!

October 25, 2012-Visitors in the Network Booth, Emerson Fittipaldi

In 2008 Emo drove the Corvette to start the race. He was pumped up!

October 24, 2012-Grandstand E update

Work continues on the grand Lady of the 1st turn  

October 22, 2012-Tony Renna

Remembering a rising star and fine young man

October 20, 2012-Start of the 1961 Indianapolis 500

Saw this photo on Facebook posted by “My Hero, My friend Jimmy Bryan” This is a Sports illustrated Photo of the 1961 parade lap. Eddie Sachs is on the pole in the #12. He has both hands off the wheel adjusting his goggles. next to him is the #3 of Don Branson who started 2nd. […]

October 18, 2012-WNDY TV

For 2 years I got to be a part of the Hulman George’s TV station coverage of the 500. Roving reporter was my gig. Gary Lee anchored the first year and Vince Welch the 2nd. Donald Davidson was a part of each show too. We were live from the Speedway everyday from 11-2. It was […]

October 17, 2012-Grand Stand E update

Went by the Speedway this morning to check up on how work is progressing on the maintenance of E stand. Looks like more of the Penthouse seats have been removed.

October 16, 2012-One year Ago

Still missed, still remembered.