Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 28, 2013-Toro Tractor race on Monument Circle

Every May Toro would stage a tractor race between my afternoon show and the WIBC morning show. Usually we would win because we cheated:) Big Joe would pull their plug wire loose or let air out of their tires. Of course I did the PA which left space on my team to recruit ringers. This year […]

February 27, 2013-The Ally Cats

February 26, 2013-Patrick Racing

A Perry Fauge photo of Gordon Johncock’s Patrick Racing car in 1976. That’s crew chief George Huening sitting on the car. (Hope I spelled your name right George:)

February 25, 2013-Hanging out

Great picture from Motor Sport retro: Hill and Clark the 1965 and 1966 Indy winners

February 22, 2013-Basketball Playing Drivers

The picture says it all

February 21, 2013-Yesterday’s answer

Yesterday’s photo was the all Watson Roadster front row from 1958. Dick Rathmann was on the pole but finished 27th after being envolved in the first lap crash that took the life of Pat O’Connor. Ed Elision started 2nd and was also in the third turn 1st lap mess and finished 28th while outside front […]

February 20, 2013-Yesterdays answer and new quiz question

Several of you answered here and on Facebook that yesterdays answer was Alex “Pink” Lloyd from 2009. He started 11th, completed all 200 laps to finish 13th. Today’s quiz is what year is this front row picture from and who are these guys? Hint: 7 cars never completed the first lap.

February 19, 2013-Who drove this car and when?

February 15, 2013-Graham Hill Happy Birthday

Born today in 1929 he is the only driver to win the 24 hours of Le Mans, The Formula One World Championship and the Indianapolis 500 (1966). He only had 3 starts (1966-’67-’68) winning in his first year while leading ten laps. (This was also Chief Mechanic George Bignotti’s third of 7 Indy victories)  The next […]

February 14, 2013-Dick’s picks fun on Bob & Tom

Back in the late 80’s early 90’s we always had a ball during The Dick’s Picks segment which would conclude the Bob and Tom Show for the day. I still host a local segment for their program at 10:00am on practice days:) This was taken in Tony Bettenhausen Jr. garage. Speaking of Tony, this is […]