Tag Archives: Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Racers’ Edge

Three days before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, the Post caught up with a few drivers to ask what it feels like to travel an average of nearly 230 miles per hour for more than three hours straight.  More

A Car for the Bricks

Published in the May 27, 1939 issue, short story author Richard Howells Watkins wins over the crowd in his depiction of a cocky racecar driver, Sparrow Earle, who only has eyes for the Indianapolis bricks.  More