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 #47 – Newman Haas Leads a Lot of Laps at Indy

 

Moment #46 – Gurney vs. Johncock on Road Courses

 

Moment #45 – Gene White Racing in 1972

 

Moment #44 – Du Quion 1969

 

Moment #43 – Laps Lead at Indy

 

Moment #42 – Spider Web

 

Moment #41 – Helio at the Indy 500

 

Moment #40 – The Number 14

 

Moment #39 – Indy 500 Lead Changes

 

Moment #38 – Danica Patrick at Indy

 

Moment #37 – Tribute to Dan Gurney

 

Moment #36 – The Crew

 

Moment #35 – Racing on Road Courses

 

Moment #34 – Most Laps Led

 

Moment #33 – Team Owner 1-2 Finishes

Moment #32 – Winning from the Pole

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 battles 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