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Johnny Rutherford, Chaparral 2K Cosworth @ Indy 500 1980

Johnny Rutherford - Chaparral Cosworth - Chaparral - Indianapolis Race - 1980 PPG Indy Car World Series, round 2

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1979 Al Unser Chaparral

Indy 500 - Bob Harkey, 1972. ::sigh:: RIP, innovation and original thought…at least until the spec-car era is over at the Speedway.

Indy 500 - Bob Harkey, ::sigh:: RIP, innovation and original thought…at least until the spec-car era is over at the Speedway.

1975 Milwaukee 200

1975 Milwaukee 200

Bill Alsup-81

1981 Bill Alsup A.

1976 Johnny Rutherford	Hy-Gain   (Bruce McLaren)	McLaren / Offy

Johnny Rutherford, who took three Indy 500 victories of which two were in works McLarens, will serve as the McLaren-Honda-Andretti team ambassador this month when Fernando Alonso drives for the hallowed marque at the Speedway.

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The John Zink "Trackburner" turbine introduced at Indy in

Carl Williams at the 1968 Indy 500.  Williams drove in the USAC Championship Car  series, racing in the 1965-1972 seasons, with 63 career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 in 1966-1970 and 1972. He finished in the top ten 21 times, with his best finish a 2nd place in 1970 at Springfield.

1968 Carl Williams Sheraton / Thompson (A.

Rick Mears pit fire | Indy 500 | Pinterest | Racing, Gold crown ...

Rick Mears on fire, 1981 Indy 500

An Indy car that I got a kick out of the car's sponsor

Flying High at the Sinsheim Car and Technology Museum

An Indy car that I got a kick out of the car's sponsor

Racer Magazine released an exclusive excerpt of Beast by Jade Gurss. This teaser will definitely get you hooked on the story of the Ilmor-Penske engine that shocked the 1994 Indy 500

EXCERPT: BEAST - The Top Secret Ilmor-Penske Engine that Shocked the Racing World at the Indy 500

News, features and commentary from the leading US motorsport magazine, with coverage of IndyCar, NASCAR, sportscars and other road racing.

John Andretti - Lola T92/00 Chevrolet A - Hall-VDS Racing - Valvoline 200 (Phoenix International raceway) - 1992 PPG Indy Car World Series, round 2

John Andretti - Lola Chevrolet A - Hall-VDS Racing - Valvoline 200 (Phoenix International raceway) - 1992 PPG Indy Car World Series, round 2

Danny Ongais in an Eagle (nicknamed the Batmobile), which is long in the back for ground effects.

The Interscope 'Batmobile'; the horniest Indy car ever! Ongais had a huge shunt in but returned in

1952 - Fred Abagashian’s (#28) “Cummings Diesel” Kurtis/Offy – Qualified: 1st with a Record Speed of (138.010 mph) Belching Black Smoke – Finished: 27th, Turbocharger Failure, Lap 71 (1)

1952 - Fred Abagashian’s ( “Cummings Diesel” Kurtis/Offy – Qualified: with a Record Speed of mph) Belching Black Smoke – Finished: Turbocharger Failure, Lap 71

1984  Al Unser, Jr.	Coors Light   (Rick Galles)	March / Cosworth

1984 Al Unser, Jr.

Al Unser Jr. - Lola T90/00 Chevrolet A - Galles Racing - Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach - 1990 PPG Indy Car World Series, round 2

Al Unser Jr. - Lola Chevrolet A - Galles Racing - Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach - 1990 PPG Indy Car World Series, round 2