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The Sports Archives – The World’s Most Inspirational Racing Drivers!

The 5 Most Inspirational Racing Drivers Professional race car drivers inspire awe in most people as they whip around the track at speeds that would make most people lose their minds. It is not a sport for the faint hearted. … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 5 Of The Greatest Formula 1 Drivers

Formula 1 racing may be the most fast-paced and highly entertaining sport on the planet. In the many decades of professional competition, dozens of drivers have possessed skills and nerves that have allowed them to be considered among the greatest … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – More Indianapolis 500 Memories and Fun Facts

Here are more interesting facts of past Indy 500 races: (see The Sports Archives – Indianapolis 500 Memories and Fun Facts ) •    Wilbur Shaw won the 1937 Indianapolis 500 by 2.16 seconds over second place driver Ralph Hepburn.  Shaw’s … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Indianapolis 500 Memories and Fun Facts

On May 29, 2011, everyone… “start your engines”… as the commencement of the 95th Indianapolis 500 and its 100th year anniversary will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The race has run annual except for the battle years of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives Greatest Moments – 1937 Indianapolis 500

There was an old commercial that stated that a particular brand of coffee was ‘good to the last drop’.  This might have been the slogan Wilbur Shaw could have used for his Maserati 8CTF after winning the 1937 Indianapolis 500. … Continue reading

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