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Ed Carpenter makes the first of two qualification runs for the 100th "Indianapolis 500" on May 21, 2016.

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Jenson Button - Indianapolis Motor Speedway - July 1, 2006

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Josef Newgarden - Carb day - 100th "Indianapolis 500" - May 27, 2016

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photos by Bob Jennings

   
November 7, 2015 my 1964 "Indianapolis 500;" unprecedented growth, horrendous violence and heartbreaking tragedy
one of the most significant months of May in the history of the "greatest spectacle in racing" with a flashback to the Foyt - Sachs battle in the 1961 "Indy 500"
   
May 2, 2013 Vukovich: the Original Legend (originally presented 02/07/1997)
earliest memories of the "Indianapolis 500" and the race's fiercest competitor
   
April 3, 2013 Austin, Texas or bust
a long way to go to see Formula One
   
December 17, 2012 my 2012 "Indianapolis 500" experience - opening day Saturday May 12
the dismissal of Randy Bernard and other recent Indy cars news and photos from the opening day of practice for the 2012 "Indianapolis 500"
   
May 29, 2012 2012 "Indianapolis 500" starting grid
   
February 19, 2012 memories from Dan Wheldon's Indy car world
remembering that tragic day in Las Vegas, detailing the 100th Anniversary "Indianapolis 500" and photos which highlight the two time "Indy 500" winner's career 
   
June 29, 2011 "Daytona 500" - remembering the glory days
recalling the Ford - Chrysler factory battles in the "Daytona 500" in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the restrictor plates that ruined the race, my only trip in 1988 to Daytona and the 2011 version of the "great American race"
   
March 7, 2010 a new hero; Jim Clark - 1963
discovering the greatest racing driver of all time
   
July 20, 2009 a Tony George guy
yes -- an appreciation of Tony George
   
May 26, 2009 Here I am back again - just in time for the 93rd "Indy 500"
featuring the starting grid for the 93rd "Indianapolis 500"
   
  archive home page photos
   
  Tomas Scheckter - May 17, 2008 - home page through May 29, 2012
   
  Josef Newgarden - May 19, 2012 - home page through March 14, 2014
   
  Ed Carpenter - May 18, 2013, Jenson Button - November 17, 2013,
Josef Newgarden - May 14, 2013
  - home page through March 9, 2015
   
  Ed Carpenter - May 18, 2014, Jenson Button - November 2, 2014,
Josef Newgarden - May 15, 2014
- home page through May 28, 2016