Authors & Events
Nov 04, 2010
| ISBN 9781440217586
Nov 04, 2010 | ISBN 9781440217586
The Greatest Spectacle in RacingSince the dawn of automotive racing, the world’s best drivers have tested their skills, bravery and the limits of speed in the legendary Indianapolis 500. The winner claims the historic Borg-Warner Trophy, and racing immortality.Officially licensed in cooperation with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement tells the compelling and entertaining story of the race that has become known as simply “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Overflowing with photographs hand-picked from the Speedway’s mammoth photo archives, and filled with historic, behind-the-scene stories, you’ll revel in the history that has shaped this amazing event.
Ralph Kramer is the author of the critically acclaimed Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 100 Years of Racing. He grew up on a farm 50 miles from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and saw his first Indianapolis 500 race in 1950. Later, Kramer… More about Ralph Kramer
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