33 autó, 200 kör, 500 mérföld, 100 futam. Az indianapolisi 500-as holnap beírja magát a történelemkönyvekbe.
On 26 May, 1996, two major open-wheel races were held on United States soil. One was run for the 80th time, the other was a newcomer. One was a bleeding giant, the other is a swift and cheeky foilist. They were in for the fight, yet little did they know both of them were about to lose. This was the Indy 500 vs. the US…
Ten years ago, Formula One nearly wrote itself and everyone involved off from one of the biggest markets it always wanted to conquer - driven by ego and self-interests. Here is what (probably) happened.
If you ever want to introduce motorsports to a person not interested in high-octane entertainment, the 1994 Indianapolis 500 is the race to do it. Conquest, tears, divorce, fuel. All in one package.
The Los Angeles Motordrome was one of the fastest tracks on Earth in the early 20th century, rivalling the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A Hungarian racing entrepreneur, an English bicycle rider and an American oil magnate made it happen. WARNING: heavy use of gifs.
No one has ever achieved the feat of being Formula One World Champion AND IndyCar Champion at the same time, except one man - Nigel Mansell. And here’s how he did it.
I remember the days when CART was the sh*t. You can tell it being the case, because it was a time when even the UK and Germany were building their own speedways to accomodate American open-wheel racing. Little did I know it was the slow death of the series that - at the time - was almost in fight for the no.1 motor…
Last time we had a look at the 1963 US Grand Prix. Now we head just a little bit further back in time to listen to the other - the great - American race everyone was so stoked about. If you listen carefully, you will want ice-cold Coca-Cola, too.