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1970 Lightning P.J. Colt Indy Car news, pictures, specifications, and information

 
This car was driven by Al Unser, and won
- the 1970 Indy 500 Race, the pole position, and set a track record.
- 6 pole positions in 1970.
- 5 USAC Championship Car events in 1970; finished in the top 3 in 13 events.
- the 1970 USAC National Championship
PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES. BRICKYARD GRAND PRIX. INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY
Dateline. Indianapolis, Indiana Circuit. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Track Length/Turns. 2.439-mile, 14-turn Road Course Round. TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Round 7 of 12 Next Round. TUDOR Championship. Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, August 8-10 Porsche Events. TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Date. Friday, July 25, 5:45 p.m. ET/ 2:45 p.m. PT Race Duration. Two-Hours, 45-minutes Classes. GT Le Mans (Por...[Read more...]
120 years of motor sport at Mercedes-Benz take centre stage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014
'Addicted to Winning': at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mercedes-Benz looks back on some fascinating racing victories of the last 120 years •The unique motor sport heritage of the Mercedes-Benz brand is being celebrated with an exclusive installation by sculptor Gerry Judah •Mercedes-Benz and Gran Turismo®6 jointly celebrate '120 years of motor sport' Stuttgart. – The thrilling victories of the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows mark the peaks of the history of motor sport for...[Read more...]
Techno Classica 2014: more than 30 racing cars to celebrate 120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor racing history
•Cars that were the heroes of magical moments put their stamp on this high-powered, most comprehensive show presentation •With more than 30 vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Classic presents motor racing history in all its unique breadth and depth •120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport in the focus of the leading international classic motor show 120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor racing history have produced a timeline of extraordinary victories which since 1894 also stand for outstanding innovations ...[Read more...]
1989 Indianapolis 500: Sideways to Victory
The tension in the final moments would be so great it would take everything within Shelley Unser to keep from breaking into a shaking fit. Two laps from the end of the race, traffic would dramatically slow Al Unser Jr.'s pace allowing Emerson Fittipaldi to close right up behind his rear wing. The two would pull side-by-side as they powered their way toward turn three. Still side-by-side heading into the turn, there would be less than 3.75 miles to go to victory, a first for either driver. But th...[Read more...]
Indy 500 Champion Al Unser, Jr. as the 2013 Grand Marshal
The 18th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor, announced that two-time Indy winner Al Unser, Jr. will serve as the 2013 Grand Marshal. Unser will be on the grounds throughout the weekend of May 4-5, 2013 at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, TX meeting participants and visitors, signing autographs, and participating in the awards programs. Unser has accumulated a tremendous record of success as a race car driver throughout the last 30 years. Continu...[Read more...]

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