Highlights from the 66th running of the Indianapolis 500

RACE: 66th Indianapolis 500 DATE: May 30, 1982 WINNER: Gordon Johncock AVERAGE SPEED: 162.029 mph WHAT HAPPENED: Johncock beat Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds, the closest finish in Indy 500 history to that point. The two dueled for the final 40 laps, too, making it one of the best races in history. NOTABLE: Gordon Smiley was killed when he crashed during qualifying and his body...
Via Associated Press
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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