Things We Love About Automotive Styling Through the Decades
How do we love old cars? Let us count the ways. Actually, that's what we're going to do here. Check out our decade by decade guide to some cars and details that we're head over heels for.
Speedway Motors History at Pikes Peak
The 100th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb takes place this year. Speedway Motors has been there and done that a few times...here's what happened.
Historic Indy Engines
To celebrate the upcoming 106th running of the Indianaplis 500, here's a look back at a few of the engines that have competed at the Brickyard over the years.
1957 Corvette Factory Race Car Survivor
This is the amazing story of a 1957 Corvette that was built by GM as a factory-backed race car and test mule for the experimental Rochester Ramjet fuel injection. It won its class at Nassau and Daytona, then disappeared into a Chicago garage for 47 years.
The "Mechanical Rabbit" Sprint Car
Here's another installment in our 70th anniversary series highlighting some of the great stories and cars from Speedway Motors history. Meet the Mechanical Rabbit...
The Speedway Motors 4x Roadster
After years of dominance with the legendary 4x sedan, "Speedy" Bill Smith and his hotshot driver Lloyd Beckman upgraded to this sleek new offset roadster for the '64 season.
The Speedway Motors 4x Sedan
This old sedan was untouchable in the early 60's.
Strange and Amazing Race Cars Through History
Check out a few of our favorite oddballs and amazing survivors from the Museum of American Speed!
Jan Opperman's Indy Car
Jan Opperman was a two-time Indianapolis 500 starter in 1974 and 1976. His success with USAC earned him a ride in the 1974 Indianapolis 500 in this very car. He didn't finish, but there's plenty more to the story...
Vintage Overhead Valve Conversions for the Ford Flathead
Check out some cool overhead conversions to the Ford flathead V8 on display in the Museum of American Speed!