Special Sub-Topic: Indy 500
|What is the first thing the winner traditionally drinks after winning the race?|
milk. I'm sure both Coke and Pepsi would like to be the answer, but milk is the traditional drink.
|Who was the first 4-time winner?|
A. J. Foyt. A. J. Foyt became a 4-time winner in 1977. Rick Mears is the third 4-time winner. Johnny Rutherford is a 3-time winner. Mario Andretti only won once (in 1969)!
|The Indy 500 is known as 'The Greatest ________ in Racing'.|
|Who was the first woman to drive in the Indy 500?|
Janet Guthrie. Janet Guthrie placed 9th in the 1978 race.
|What color was the car that won the first Indy 500?|
yellow. The first Indy 500 was held in 1911. Ray Harroun won in the Marmon 'Wasp'.
|Which of these drivers was the youngest driver to win the Indy 500?|
Troy Ruttman. Troy Ruttman was 22 when he won the race in 1952.
|Who did Unser beat out in the closest finish?|
Goodyear. The margin of victory was only 0.043 seconds in 1992!
|Who won the 1957 race and drove the pace car from 1959 to 1963?|
|In 1996, who set the 1-lap and 4-lap qualifying records?|
Arie Luyendyk. Arie's 1-lap record is 237.498 mph! Fast!
|'Aaannnd he's on it,' says announcer Tom _______ during qualifying.|
Carnegie. It's Tom Carnegie's famous phrase when someone takes the green flag.
|Who was President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1996, whenhe launched the Indy Racing League in competition to CART?|
|'When I dream about the moonlight on the ______'|
Wabash. These lyrics from 'Back Home Again in Indiana' mention the Wabash.
|How many drivers are usually in the starting field?|
33. There are usually 11 rows of 3.
|The _______ family has been very successful at Indy. They have nine victories to their credit.|
Unser. Bobby Unser has won 3, Al Unser Sr. has won 4, and Al Unser Jr. has won 2.
|The trophy is the _______ - Warner trophy.|
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