With Dave “The King” Wilson. 5-2-2005 Riding mechanics as relief drivers, Riding mechanics as future qualifiers for the 500, History of qualifying format/procedure, Riding mechanics still living, Pat O’Connor, Jim Robbins Special 5-3-2005 No show due to Pacers game 5-4-2005 Botany 500 turbine car, Percent of female drivers qualified vs. entered, Victory Banquet, Wildcat chassis, … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2005)
With Dave “The King” Wilson. 5-3-2004 (Mon): Don Branson, Ed Elisian, 1971 pace car crash, Eldon Rasmussen, Roger McCluskey, Larry Foyt, 1939 race, Denny Zimmerman & Frank Fiore in 1971 5-4-2004 (Tue): Carl Williams, Jochen Rindt, Ritchie Ginther, Ronnie Buckman, trying to identify an orange wing with “Technique”, Rick Muther, favorite stories Donald has that … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2004)
2003 Talk of Gasoline Alley episodes With Dave “The King” Wilson. Broadcasting from the garages of Dryer and Reinbold Racing Show was streamed live over the internet E-mail questions available through “iquest Quick Connect” e-mail Thu 5-1-2003: unknown Fri 5-2-2003: unknown Sat 5-3-2003: unknown Sun 5-4-2003: No recording, Donald discussed Mario Andretti’s 1969 Brawner Hawk … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2003)
With Dave “The King” Wilson. Some episodes at the WIBC studios, some at the track in the Hemelgarn garage Thu 5-2-2002: No show due to Pacers game? Fri 5-3-2002: Billy Vukovich II, Vita Fresh Orange juice cars, STP Turbines…again, non-Indy cars at the IMS museum, points system for the “best” driver ever, Donald’s favorite driver?, … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2002)
with Dave “The King” Wilson from downtown studios Fri 5-25-2001: Lloyd Ruby’s charity group, what’s up with Bobby, Johnny, and Robby Unser, Davy Jones, Tommy Milton, The Little 500 sprint car race, Jim Hurtubise and the Mallard over the years and how fast he was running, what starting position has won the most times, celebrities … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2001)
From Byrd/McCormack garage Mon 5-22-2000: Jim Hurtubise’s bar and lounge set up in the old garage area ca. 1974 / the beer engine in 1972 (Paul in R), 40th years since Johnny Rutherford and Jim McElreath first came to the Speedway in 1960…1960 scaffolding collapsed (connection to JR and his future wife Betty), Race and … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2000)
The new JI500 (formerly “Johnson’s Indy 500”) is currently under construction.