Category Track Memories

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   Advertisements

January 7, 2013-Who is this guy and yesterdays answer.

Yesterday’s photo was of Eddie Rickenbacker! WWI flying ace, owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and founder of Eastern Airlines. After WWII, Eddie sold the Speedway to Tony Hulman. Now, this one’s easy, who is this guy?

January 6, 2013-Who is this guy and yesterday’s answer and Happy Birthday Pat Flaherty!

Yesterday’s photo featured Sir Jack Brabham. Three time F1 World Champion and 4 time competitor in the 500. His first year, 1961, was his best starting 13th and finishing 9th. He also made the race in 1964, 1969 and 1970. His son, Geoff also ran at Indianapolis with 10 starts from 1981 to 1993. Geoff […]

January 2, 2013-Robby Gordon and Bob Wilson Happy Birthday and yesterdays answer

Yesterdays picture was victory lane in 1955. ¬†Bob Sweikert is the winning driver. I think this was AJ Watson’s first 500 victory too. Charlie Brockman is doing the interview for the IMS radio network. Charlie was a radio/TV personality and was President of USAC . He also owned a Hobby Store in the Speedway Shopping […]

December 31, 2012-Who are these guys and answers to last quiz

The last photo showed Rick Muther on the left, Steve Krisiloff in the middle front and Mike Mosley on the right. Rick had 3 starts at Indy in 10 attempts with a best finish of 8th in 1970. Steve had 11 starts with 5 top 10’s best finish of 4th in 1978. Mike had 15 […]

December 28, 2012-Who are these guys and yesterdays answer

Yesterdays picture showed Troy Ruttman, 1952 winner and the last to win in a straight drive shaft car. Eddie Sachs, the Clown Prince of Auto Racing and Pat O’Connor from North Vernon, Indiana. Here is Pat on the cover of SI Next up a picture from the “Brickyard Live” Broadcast on the IMS Radio Network […]

November 8, 2012-Stark and Wetzel ads part 2

Here’s another blast from the past:) Stark & Wetzel ad 2¬†click here to listen