Tag Archives: Talk of Gasoline Alley

Donald Davidson Talks About the Great Career of Racer Jim Hurtubise
May 23, 2013

by Kent Sterling I always liked Indy 500 veteran Jim Hurtubise because of the wacky stories about his career as a prankster, not because of his driving prowess. Donald Davidson is the historian of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and he recalls the excellence of his driving skills. Tweet

Donald Davidson Tells the Story of Indy 500 Three-time Winner Mauri Rose
May 17, 2013

by Kent Sterling Donald Davidson is the Historian of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and he has been extolling the virtues of the Indy 500 for more than 40 years on WIBC and 1070 The Fan on the Talk of Gasoline Alley. One of my favorite historic drivers is Mauri Rose because of the way he […]

Donald Davidson Remembers 1957 Winner Sam Hanks
May 21, 2011

Sam Hanks was a phenomenal Indy 500 driver, who finally won the race in his last attempt at the age of 43. For those who are curious about the history of the Indianapolis 500, listen to “Talk of Gasoline Alley” every night except the night before the race during the month of May.  Host Donald […]

Donald Davidson Remembers the Late Bill Vukovich
May 19, 2011

by Kent Sterling A year after I moved to Indianapolis, I grabbed a bunch of old and dusty reel-to-reels of Indy 500 highlights and sat down to try to understand the allure of this event. Click here to follow Kent on Twitter @kentsterling So many feel such enormous passion for the Indianapolis 500 that I […]

Today’s “Donald Davidson Remembers” – Indy 500 Legend Mauri Rose
May 18, 2011

Donald Davidson knows more about the Indianapolis 500 than any man alive.  Today, we turn Donald’s memory loose on the third three time champ, Mauri Rose. Click here to follow Kent on Twitter @kentsterling I think every story Donald tells is incredibly interesting, and understanding the Indy 500 as a historical event is difficult without […]

Donald Davidson Remembers Indianapolis 500 Legend Louis Meyer
May 16, 2011

by Kent Sterlling Everyday through the Sunday, May 29, and the running of the centennial Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, we will present a video memory of one of the most important men in Indy 500 history. Click here to follow Kent on Twitter @kentsterling The features will be more or less chronological, but will always […]