Archive for May, 2009

Look back at Milwaukee, look ahead to Texas-Past

Posted in ICS Events, Pics taken by me, Pictures, Historical with tags , , , , , on May 31, 2009 by davethekingwilson

Look Back at Previous races at Milwaukee and Texas
Milwaukee-08 Favoriye-Rahals
One of my favorite photos that I’ve ever taken. Before quals in 2008. Graham gets ready while his Dad watches. The kid started 2nd, wonder what Bobby thought of that?:)
tx-05 track
When the race is over at Texas, they open the gate and let the fans come down on the track and into the pits a garage area. Neat deal 2005
These Condo’s overlook the second turn at Texas Motor Speedway. Mark Jaynes is on the roof of this building when he calls the race. Taken from the IMS Radio Network Booth-2006
miller field-6
Taken from the Radio network booth in 2006. Even with my cheap camera, the Brewers Miller Field stands out.
IMS Radio trauck-Milwaukee-06
Victory Lane-Milwuakee 2006, taken from the radio network booth


Guest Photogs Part 2-Curtis Boggs and Scott(Cookie)Fenstermaker

Posted in Guest Photog, Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway with tags , , , , , , , , on May 30, 2009 by davethekingwilson

My thanks to second time guest photogs Curtis Boggs and Scott Fenstermaker AKA Cookie! Really appreciate it guys.

Nice shot of the b 25’s passing over the main straight in front of the Pagoda-Cookie
B25 flyover race morning was neat-Cookie
Ballons with out Clowns, my favorite-Cookie
Taken during practice May 2009-Boggs
Awfull shame that Ron Hemelgarn and his great crew with driver Buddy Lazier missed the 500. Good people. -Boggs
I love photos of the Pagoda-Boggs
Servia nose-Boggs
Nose of the Rahal/Letterman Racing machine-Boggs

Happy 70th Birthday Al Unser!

Posted in Indianapolis Motor Speedway, This Day in Speedway History with tags on May 29, 2009 by davethekingwilson

Indianapolis 500 winner in 1970-1971-1978-1987 and The Fantasy 500 winner in 2004!

Guest Photog-Curtis Boggs

Posted in Guest Photog, Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway with tags , , , , , , on May 28, 2009 by davethekingwilson

The following photos are just a few of the fine shots our sceond guest photographer Curtis Boggs has allowed us to display for your own enjoyment. Thanks Curtis!
Mr. Zoomie his own self
Paul Tracy on track, John Andretti in the warm up lane
Marco Andretti on track, Davey Hamilton on warm up lane
Mike Conway makes sparks fly
Davey Hamilton lights it up
Oriol Serveria’s Helmet is different

This Day in Speedway History-May 27

Posted in Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pictures, Historical, Speedway Daily, This Day in Speedway History with tags , , , , , on May 27, 2009 by davethekingwilson

1910-Tom Kincaid wins the Prestolite Trophy Race. 1912 500 winner Joe Dawson finished 4th and 1911 Indy winner Ray Harroun was 5th in a 6 car field.

Donohue Destiny Auto Racing
1972-Mark Donohue wins the 56th Indianapolis 500
mears 84 winner
1984-Rick Mears wins the 68th Indianapolis 500
1990-Arie Luyendyk wins the 74th Indianapolis 500
2001-Helio Castroneves wins the 85th Indianapolis 500
2007-Dario Franchitti wins the 91st Indianapolis 500

Race Day Video’s-Short and Sweet plus more Pix

Posted in Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Video with tags , , , , , on May 26, 2009 by davethekingwilson

Richard Petty walks to pit lane for the start of the 500

John, Nancy and Jarrett Andretti head for pit lane race morning.

Shot from pit lane close to Gasoline Ally during “Back Home Again in Indiana”

Race Day follow up

Posted in Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network, Pics taken by me with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 25, 2009 by davethekingwilson

Dario - Ashley
Dario and Ashley
Kevin Lee and Stacy Lee are ready to cover the South pits on IMS Radio Network
Penske pack
The Penske Pack, 2/3 of it anyway
dixon on pit lane
Dixon looks relaxed
Tony ready pit lane
Tony Kanaan heads to his car
Mario would like a bite of Will's breakfast
Looks like Mario would like a bite of Will’s breakfast
Davey talks pre race
Davey Hamilton does a local TV interview
DRR garage empty
Looks weird with all 4 Dryer & Reinbold cars and equipment on pit lane.
the winner leaves tech
Had that feeling, this was the winner leaving tech
Wheldon in tech
Wheldon’s machine goes through tech
wore my 1973 badge too
Each race day since 2003, my first year on the network, I’ve worn a different badge. This year it was 1973, my senior year in High School