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hwyhobo
05-07-2009, 01:07
For the fans of motorsports, here are a few shots from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Seeing the race cars up front surprised me how small they really were. You don't sit in them, you wear them.

Mercedes-Benz W 196, 1954 & 1955 Champion:
http://www.pbase.com/image/112048191/original

Sunoco McLaren No. 66, in which Mark Donohue in 1972 broke track record of 162 km/h. Today winners reach ~240 mph:
http://www.pbase.com/image/112048193/original

On the track:
http://www.pbase.com/image/112048195/original