The Talk of Gasoline Alley
Penske, Ilmor, and Mercedes showed up to the 1994 Indianapolis engine with a world-beating engine that went on to dominate the entire Month of May, but what exactly made it so special? Donald talks about the engine, and the shocking conclusion to that 1994 race.
We begin today's show with Donald answering Alex in Speedway's question from the night before about his favorite memories of the legendary Voice of the Indianapolis 500, Sid Collins.
IMS Historian Donald Davidson is back answer your questions of a historic nature related to the Indianapolis 500 and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Tonight, Donald details the true story of a car driven by Bill Vukovich that was put on a building's roof back in the 60's.
On tonight's how, Speedway Historian Donald Davidson looks back at the thrilling end of 1983's race where Al Unser Jr. may or may not have "blocked" eventual winner Tom Sneva from passing his father Al Unser Jr. with 20 laps to go.
IMS Historian Donald Davidson is back once again as nighly editions of "The Talk of Gasoline Alley" roll on. Tonight, Donald profiles car owner Jim Trueman, and how he spent some of his finals days at Indianapolis, watching his car and Bobby Rahal take the checkered flag.
The bright blue and red cars, the eye-catching team uniforms, and the larger than life owners themselves. From Granatelli to Patrick, STP had a huge presence at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 60's, 70's, and 80's. Donald Davidson discusses that and more on tonight's show!
Imagine you and your teammate have the fastest cars in the Indy 500, and you are on cruise control to the checkered flag....only to see your teammate pass you for the win, with you allowing it to happen. IMS Historian Donald Davidson returns for another week of "The Talk of...