Monthly Archives: January 2013

January 31, 2013-Buddy Rice Happy Birthday and The Front Row, from what year?

Born in Phoenix, AZ in 1976 Buddy won the rain shortened 2004 Indy 500 for Bobby Rahal and Dave Letterman.  From 2003 to 2011 he had 6 starts with the win from the pole the highlight. Will he run again at Indy? I certainly hope so.   The second photo is from 2005, Buddy, Dan […]

January 30, 2013-Speedway Motel tear down pix and yesterdays answer

I never stayed there but in September of 1964 the Beatles did:)   Yesterdays quiz answer is Slick Racin Gardner. One race, 1996, started and finished 25th  

January 29, 2013-Who is this guy?

        Drove in one Indianapolis 500 so his last name can’t be Smith:)

January 28, 2013-Jimmy Bryan Happy Birthday

The “Arizona Cowboy”, 1958 Indy winner, was born today in 1926 in Phoenix, AZ. In 9 starts from 1952 to 1960 he had 4 top 10’s and led 216 laps. His winning drive saw him lead 139 of the 200 laps. BTW: Jimmy almost won the “Fantasy 500” 🙂 Do yourself a favor and pick […]

January 25, 2013-SFH Racing Shop work continues

Driving down Main Street in Speedway, IN and snapped these shots of the new HQ for Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing. You can hear their driver, Josef Newgarden reference the progress in this already posted interview from the “Soccer at the Speedway” report. Josef Newgarden 011613 click here to listen

January 24, 2013-Grandstand E rebuilding

She’s coming back! Their starting to put her back together.

January 23, 2013-Doing the show in the Garage Area

Ernie Mills took this picture of Big Joe Staysniak and I starting out our live show on WIBC in the Garages during a practice day. Looks nice and warm doesn’t it:)

January 21, 2013-Man it’s cold!

Whew it’s bitter cold here in Indianapolis today. Supposed to get colder Tuesday:( So I thought a picture of fog, green grass, trees with leaves on them and of course, the Pagoda might warm us up:)

January 20, 2013-Waiting for May

View from the track surface of the IMS Radio Network Booth, on the 9th floor of the Pagoda, waiting for practice to start for the 2013 Indianapolis 500.

January 18, 2013-Grandstand E still missing

Some new views and pictures of the still being cleaned up Grandstand E