The Talk of Gasoline Alley
Tonight, Donald Davidson concludes the final weeknight edition of The Talk of Gasoline Alley this month. Fear not, Donald will return Sunday after the race, and in July for the Brickyard 400!
On tonight's show, IMS Historian Donald Davidson answers a question from a caller regarding drivers being stuck in traffic on race morning, and tells a story multiple drivers having to find alternative modes of transportation into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
On tonight's show, IMS Historian Donald Davidson answers questions surrounding the history of the Indianapolis 500, including an infamous confrontation between A.J. Foyt and longtime Indianapolis sportswriter Robin Miller, and what new piece of technology caused the issue...
On tonight's show, IMS Historian Donald Davidson touches on instances where drivers who failed qualify still ended up racing in the Indianapolis 500, as well as various instances over the years when more (or less) than 33 cars started the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.