1980sABCAuto RacingJim LampleyJim McKay

Auto Racing – 1986 – Indy 500 – Jim Lampley + Sam Posey Provide Final PreRace Analysis Before Start

In this final pre-race analysis at the start of the 1986 Indy 500…..ABC’s broadcast crew of Jim Lampley, Sam Posey and Bobby Unser provide last minute commentary on the upcoming race…..as opera singer John Davies fills in for Gomer Pyle (Jim Nabors) to sing Back Home Again In Indiana….when the thousands of helium balloons were released to signify that the race was about to begin…. then Mrs. Mary Holman, Chairman Of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announces “Gentleman, start your engines”….as drivers Rick Mears (pole), Danny Sullivan (middle front row) and Michael Andretti (outside pole) lead the field around the track behind the pace car…..prior to the checkered flag being dropped to start the race.


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