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Link: British Bullet at Indy – Brabham’s Cooper Climax shocks at Indy 500, 1961

I came across this great piece written by Kenneth Rudeen, which originally appeared in Sports Illustrated back in 1961. It’s the story of Jack Brabham and the impact he made by taking the first rear …

Happy Birthday Mario Andretti

Happy Birthday Mario Andretti!
As we all know, Mario is one of the most successful drivers in the history of the sport. He is one of only two drivers to win races in Formula One, IndyCar, …

Ford showcases its history with release of image archive

Thousands of images dating to the earliest days of Ford Motor Company are being hauled out of the Ford archives and licensed for sale for the first time.

Video: Johnny Rutherford interviewed about his massive 1980 crash

Three time Indy 500 winner Johnny Rutherford (1974, 1976 and 1980), also known as “Lone Star Jr” talks about surviving his shocking crash at Phoenix International Raceway in 1980.
Rutherford was leading the race and went …

Indy 500 1911- 2011 Anniversary video: 1961 Indy 500

2011 will mark the running of the 100th Indy 500.
To celebrate this amazing milestone the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is producing a series of videos looking back at  famous races from the legendary event.
In the first …

Best of 2010: Top 5 Videos

1. Goodwood Festival of Speed: Dougie Lampkin Promo Video
The short film starring Dougie Lampkin  to promote the 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed was an absolute gem.

2. Porsche: Roots in racing, not posing
Porsche reminds us that …

The Indy 500’s most controversial race? Unser vs Andretti 1981

Bobby Unser and Mario Andretti talk about the 1981 Indy 500.
The 65th Indianapolis 500 was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 24, 1981. A hectic month of May was interrupted several …

Video: Lotus 38 to star at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

One of the most eagerly anticipated appearances at next weekend’s 18th Goodwood Festival of Speed, indeed anywhere in historic motorsporting circles, will surely be the first public exercising of the iconic Lotus 38. Formula 1 …