Donald Davidon’s Moment in Motorsports History

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 NTT IndyCar Series.

Alexander Rossi 2019 Indy 500 results

Driver changes during pit stops

Ed Carpenter and Conor Daly at the 2019 Indy 500

Indy 500 2nd place finishers who never won

Signaling a Qualifying Run at Indy

The Amazing Roger Penske

IndyCar Drivers from Texas

Former Winners Return to the Indy 500

French Winners at the Indy 500

Mike Hiss

Alabama Connections to the Indy 500

Newman Haas leads a lot of laps at Indy

Gurney vs. Johncock on road courses

Gene White racing in 1972

Du Quoin 1969

Laps lead at Indy

Spider Webb

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