A Moment in Motorsports History with Donald Davidson

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian, Donald Davidson, joins us for each race this season with A Moment in Motorsports History to take you down memory lane and keep you informed on the major events that helped shape the Indy 500 and the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Moment #31 – Drivers who finished Indy last and later won

 

Moment #30 –  Bobby Rahal Indy 500 Finishes

 

Moment #29 – All Time Laps Led at Indy

 

Moment #28 – Al Unser

 

Moment #27 – Rick Mears

 

Moment #26 –  Foyt battle the Lion

 

Moment #25 – Indy 500 Winners with Short Names

 

Moment #24 – The History of the Flags

 

Moment #23 – AJ Foyt wins in 1964

 

Moment #22 – Parnelli Jones

 

Moment #21 – Indy 500 Winners and their Starting Positions

 

Moment #20 – Jimmy Bryan

 

Moment #19 – Pushing Cars onto Pit Lane

 

Moment #18 – Victories that Almost Weren’t

 

Moment #17 – Carl Fisher

 

Moment 16 – 1952 Indy 500

 

Moment 15 – 1961 Golden Anniversary

 

Moment 14 – 1977 – Tony Hulman’s Last Indy 500

 

Moment 13 – 1977 – Reaching 200 mph

 

Moment 12 – 1952 – I.M.S. Radio Network premieres

 

Moment 11 – Wilbur Shaw

 

Moment 10 – A rear engine wins the Indy 500

 

Moment 9 – Breaking the 100mph Barrier

 

Moment 8 – George Stewart

 

Moment 7 – The Borg Warner Trophy

 

Moment 6 – The Pace Car

 

Moment 5 – 1925

 

Moment 4 – 1923

 

Moment 3 – Ralph Depalma

 

Moment 2 – 500 Miles

 

Moment 1 – Developing the Speedway