Tag: Indy 500

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NIKI LAUDA HIS COMPETITION HISTORY

NIKI LAUDA HIS COMPETITION HISTORY

All sports fans love, NO … live by numbers: days, dates, scores, top speed, laps, and so on … you know, the hard facts and exact figures that make up the fabric of competition. LA CAR BOOK REVIEW: NIKI LAUDA HIS COMPETITION HISTORYBy Jon SaltinstallForward by John WatsonPreface by Doug NyeAfterword by Kurt BergmanERVO PublishingWestrow House, Holwell,...

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The Real Thanksgiving Night Grand Prix. No, not at LAX…Ventura!

The Real Thanksgiving Night Grand Prix. No, not at LAX…Ventura!

Only the Indianapolis 500 goes back further in American racing history than the “Thanksgiving Night Grand Prix for Midget Cars” (only ever referred to as that on paper and known world-wide simply as “Turkey Night”).   Story by Doug Stokes and photos by Albert Wong And that historic motorsports event takes place again for it’s 79th...

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INDYTECH 92

INDYTECH 92

In 1992, the late Len Frank wrote his seminal piece on the Indianapolis 500, “the greatest spectacle in racing.” Above: The 1913 Indianapolis 500 (Bain News Service/Public Domain) The Indy 500, “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” is the world’s oldest race, the world’s richest, the world’s fastest. At one time it was the bastion of...

 

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