In the latest installment of Open-Wheels’ Faces of the 500 series, we take a look at the life, racing career and lasting legacy of Walt Hansgen.
Although Hansgen’s time at the speedway was brief, his impact is still felt to this day. Continue reading Faces of the 500: Walt Hansgen
On the 50th anniversary of his team’s first appearance in the Indianapolis 500, Roger Penske has built an unmatched resume at the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Continue reading Commemorating the Golden Anniversary of Penske’s Indianapolis 500 Debut
At the 1972 Indianapolis 500, Mark Donohue scored the first victory in an illustrious Team Penske history at the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Continue reading IndyCar Flashback: 1972 Indianapolis 500
This week on IndyCar Flashback, we begin profiling some historic Indianapolis 500-mile races. Our first is the 1971 Indianapolis 500, a race that saw several historic moments, both on and off the track. Unser Dominates In 500 Repeat Despite the dominance of the previous year in USAC by Al Unser, the reigning 500 winner’s Vel’s … Continue reading IndyCar Flashback: 1971 Indianapolis 500