Happy Birthday JI500!

Happy 17th birthday JI500! The original Johnson’s Indy 500 went online on this day, August 6, back in 1998. Thank’s to the venerable internet Way Back Machine, we can still get a glimpse of what it once looked like in the dark ages of the “world wide web.” Times certainly have changed.

The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2015)

1070 The Fan WFNI 7-8 pm: Trackside with Curt Cavin & Kevin Lee 8-9 pm: The Talk of Gasoline Alley Mon. 5-4-2015: Jim Clark at Springfield in Bobby Marshman’s dirt car, Donald’s tea with Jim Clark, also…when races stopped being one-day events and races on consecutive days, Sally Stokes (Jim Clark’s then-girlfriend), Don Freeland (Dave … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2015)

The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2014)

1070 The Fan WFNI 7-8 pm: Trackside with Curt Cavin & Kevin Lee 8-9 pm: The Talk of Gasoline Alley Mon. 4-28-2014: No show due to Pacers playoff game Tue. 4-29-2014: (Email only show) Discussion of Donald’s IUPUI class, was Gaston Chevrolet a naturalized U.S. citizen at the time his won the race?, film footage … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2014)

The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2013)

1070 “The Fan” WFNI-AM and simulcast on 107.5 FM -Co-host Kevin Lee -Weeknights at 8-9 p.m. / Weekends at 6 p.m. 5-6-2013 (Mon): Jerry Baker, Jim Hurtubise and the front-engined Mallard, the 1913 race and Jules Goux drinking champagne, Helene Yockey the widow of both Joe Russo and Billy Winn, racing widows, Rodger Ward in … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2013)

The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2012)

Donald Davidson with Kevin Lee and/or Curt Cavin -Weeknights at 8-9 p.m. / Weekends at 6 p.m. Tue 5-1-2012: No show…Kevin Lee was still traveling back from the Brazil race; and Donald’s history class was finishing up its final night. Wed 5-2-2012: Welcome, brief discussion about Donald’s IUPUI class, brief history of “The Talk of … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2012)

The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2009)

Notes: -WFNI 1070 The Fan -Two hour show from 6-8 pm on 1070 AM (6-7 pm on some nights) -Donald Davidson hosts by himself -Podcasts downloadable online 4-29-2009: Rene Dreyfus; Bob Veith (D); first year with all same engine/chassis/tire; year of most second-gen drivers; year of most brothers; Don Freeland and Veith; relatives; trivia about … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2009)

The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2008)

-WIBC transitioned to 93.1 FM; 1070 AM became WFNI 1070 The Fan -Network Indiana Show abandoned in favor of two hour show from 6-8 pm on 1070 AM (6-7 pm on some nights) -Donald Davidson hosts by himself -Podcasts downloadable online 4-30-2008: Bob Christie (D); Spike Gehlhausen calls in; driving race cars to Indy on … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2008)

The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2007)

With Co-host Dave “The King” Wilson. -Some episodes took place at the Dryer & Reinbold garages -Regulars include Dave from Marion, Paul from Wisconsin, Jerry from Delphi -Podcasts downloadable online 4-30-2007 (Mon): 1982 race and the ‘haze’ that appears in turn 3, George Robson and Hal Robson, Andy Linden (Dave from Marion), Troy Ruttman (Paul … More The Talk of Gasoline Alley Episode Guide (2007)