1970 Lightning P.J. Colt Indy Car news, pictures, specifications, and information
- 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...]|
|1995 Indianapolis 500: Villeneuve's First Crown|
|In 1966, the Englishman Graham Hill would come through 500 miles at Indianapolis to collect the win. He was already a World Champion in Formula One, and now, a champion at Indianapolis. He would go on to win at Le Mans in the early 1970s making him the only driver in history to have won the three major racing events. In 1995, just one year before the 30th anniversary of Hill's accomplishment, Jacques Villeneuve would overcome a wild and controversial Indy 500 to start his own march toward the tr...[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...]|