Archive for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Hanging at the Brickyard

Posted in Bob & Tom Show, Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pics taken by me, Speedway Daily with tags , , on July 29, 2012 by davethekingwilson

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The spot in victory lane where the winning car stops:)
Shot 072912 pre race

From turn 1

Posted in Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pics taken by me, Speedway Daily with tags , , on June 20, 2009 by davethekingwilson

groove 2
When we had the chance to go on the track to learn about how the surface was grooved I also had an oppourtunity to see the Safer Barrier up close. Here is the view from where we stood as you look into the corner.
stand E-cushions
Here is the safer barrier in turn 1 in front of historical grandstand E
safer barrier cushion
Up close view of the cushions which help absorb the impact
safer barrier straps
Here are the straps which anchor the safer barrier to the actual concrete wall

Bill Simpson-Impact Racing, update

Posted in Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Video with tags , , , , on May 15, 2009 by davethekingwilson

billsimpson on fire
Bill Simpson(then of Simpson safety equipment) would set himself on fire to prove the quality of his product! http://www.impactraceproducts.com/

Bill Simpson competed in 1 Indianapolis 500, 1974 he started 20th and finished 13th with a burned piston