Open-Wheeled On Memorial Day

For years, when the second weekend of May would roll around, I would go with my dad to Indianapolis for the first day of qualifying for the Indy 500. In those days, there were four days of qualifying over two weekends. The cars would go out one at a time and do four laps, and … Continue reading Open-Wheeled On Memorial Day


Driving A Formula 1 Car

Since May 1970, when my dad took me to the first day of Time Trials for that year's Indianapolis 500, I've been a fan of automobile racing. Back then it was all the American varieties, of course—USAC, NHRA, even NASCAR. I even rooted for Lloyd Ruby at Indy in the 70s, because I was impressed, … Continue reading Driving A Formula 1 Car