Who sported a Shamrock on his helmet? Pat Flaherty 1956 Champion
It’s from the 2006 Indianapolis 500. Row 8 and it’s Jeff Bucknum on the inside, Larry Foyt in the middle and Jacques Lazier on the outside!
Pre race photo taken from the IMS Radio Network Booth. What year, what row and who are they?
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 […]
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.
From left to right it’s: Howdy Holmes; from 1979 to 1988 he had 6 starts with 4 top ten finishes(best of 6th in 1983) and a middle of the front row start in 1984. Al Unser Jr. ;19 starts from 1983 to 2007 with 2 wins(1992 and 1994 which was from the pole) He led […]
The front row picture from yesterdays quiz was from 2008. Ryan Briscoe started 3rd and finished 23rd after having contact with Ms. Patrick. Dan Wheldon started 2nd and finished 12th after leading 30 laps and Scott Dixon won from the pole leading 115 laps. Want to try something different with your sweetie on […]
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 […]