Tag Archives: Mario Andretti

March 5, 2013-The Andretti’s

From 2006. Marco is a rookie but he has a lot of experience headed out to pit lane with him to help.

September 28, 2012-Rodger Ward’s winners rings

One day in the media center I was talking with Rodger Ward Jr and somehow the subject of his Dad’s 2 Indy 500 winners rings came up. He was kind enough to show them to me. Rodger Ward was my favorite driver growing up because he was a winner but also because he would attend […]

September 22, 2012-Rookie Stripes

I made my first trip to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in March 1963, but it wasn’t until May of 2003 I got to remove my rookie stripes. This photo taken on the 9th floor of the Pagoda in the IMS Radio Network Booth right before the race. (see the 3 pieces of tape on the […]

September 7, 2012-AJ Foyt wins the Hoosier 100 in 1968

As a kid we looked forward to and dreaded this time of year. Labor day meant, back to school:( but there was the US Nationals at IRP AND The World’s Richest Dirt Race The Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fair Grounds:) This was back when if you wanted to be the Indy Car National […]

July 27, 1969 Hoosier Gran Prix @ IRP

  On this day in 1969, two 100 mile heat races were run west of Indianapolis in Clermont, IN at Indianapolis Raceway Park. The Indy cars which had just competed 2 months earlier at IMS put on a great show in front of less than packed grandstands. Find out more about the Hoosier Grand Prix […]