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Auto Racing – 1970s – Jim McKay Highlights 1970s Auto Racing – Indy 500 + Daytona + Drag + NASCAR Racing

The always “elegant and eloquent” Jim McKay provides a special highlights piece on the sport of auto racing during the decade of the 1970’s….with highlights of A. J. Foyt winning his 4th Indy 500…..along with Janet Guthrie being the 1st female driver at the Indy 500….plus, brothers Al and Bobby Unser winning 5 Indy 500’s in the decade with Al (3) and Bobby (2)…..followed by highlights of Formula One driver Jackie Stewart accomplishments in open-wheel racing…..then comes footage of Don Prudhomme, Don Garlits and Shirley Muldowney and their outstanding feats in drag racing…..and topped off with the 1971 Indy 500 crash by driver Maynard Troyer….when he rolled his car 18 times before coming to a stop….as he walked away with nothing but cracked ribs…..plus highlights of the great last lap race duel to the finish at the Daytona 500 between Richard Petty and David Pearson….cuz any way you cut the pie…. this video is MUST SEE TV for all auto racing enthusiast.

 

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