Auto Racing – 1987 – Komfort Koach 200 – Report On Fatal Crash Of Driver Joe Young At Daytona

Tragedy overshadowed the Komfort Koach 200 Friday as Joe Young, a 38- year-old driver from Richmond, Va., died on impact when his car was hit during the Charlotte/Daytona Dash series race at Daytona International Speedway….as an examination showed driver Joe Young died of multiple internal injuries…. including a fracture at the base of the skull. …

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Al Trautwig Special Look At Japan + Brazil Live Broadcast Centers

The Indianapolis 500 is an international event…..wherein the 1987 Indy 500 alone had 8 out of 33 total drivers in the field were international….including drivers from Colombia, Holland, Mexico, Australia, Italy, Brazil and New Zealand….with auto racing fans from all over the world….as the wide range of international influence and fans is evidenced by the…

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Jim Lampley + Sam Posey Provide Commentary On The Middle Of Race

On the 130th lap, Tony Bettenhausen started suffering a handling problem exiting turn two….when down the backstretch, his right-front wheel lug nut may have come off the car….and the wheel began to loosen. In turn three, the wheel came off and began rolling though the north short chute….and that is when 2nd place Roberto Guerrero came up on the…

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TV Ads – 1979 – Clairol Shampoo + Tickle Deodorant + Star Bar In Austin + Rod & Gun Show In Austin

Clairol is an American personal care-product division of company Coty…. specializing in hair coloring and hair care….including shapoo and conditioners to go along with their hair coloring products.  By 1959, Clairol was considered the leading company in the U.S. hair-coloring industry. In 2004, Clairol registered annual sales worth about US$1.6 billion from the sale of its hair-care products. For women of the 1970’s….the personal…

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TV Ads – 1978 – US Army + Jovan Sex Appeal For Men + Winchells Donuts + Zest Soap + Orange Crush

Winchell’s Donuts is an international doughnut company founded by Verne Winchell on October 8, 1948, in Temple City, California…..which currently has 170 stores in 6 western states….as well as Guam, Saipan, and Saudi Arabia. The chain’s slogan is “Home of the Warm ‘n Fresh Donut,” ….and it claims to be the West Coast’s largest doughnut chain…..which also offers its customers a 14-doughnut dozen….as opposed to the standard baker’s…

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TV Ads – 1980 – Kromega III Watches – It Takes More Than Two Hands

In this video herewith…..we see a Saturday Night Live comedy commercial for Kromega III Watches….. which is a “comedic spoof” about a new watch product that “takes more than two hands” to operate….cuz it has so many “bells and whistles” integrated into the watch…..and since we here at ImaSportsphile wanted to add some humor to our TV ADS section…..that is why this…

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Host Jim McKay Provides Coverage Of First 120 Laps Of The Indy 500

On lap 6, the green flag came back out with Mario Andretti on the lead…..while driving at a blistering pace ….as it took only 7 laps for him to start lapping back markers….when on lap 25, Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. was running 7th…..and made his first pit stop…..but one of the wheels on his car was not properly…

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Special Feature – Demonstration Of What Takes Place In A Pit Stop

The pits usually comprise a pit lane which runs parallel to the start/finish straight….which is connected at each end to the main track….along with a row of garages….usually one per team…..which is outside the track and adjacent to pit row….which is where all major work is done. Pit stop work is carried out by anywhere from…

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Arch Bishop Edward T Omeara Provides The PreRace Invocation

Edward T O’Meara (August 3, 1921 – January 10, 1992) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church….who served as Archbishop of Indianapolis from 1980 until his death in 1992. The son of Irish immigrants, Edward O’Meara was born in St. Louis, Missouri….and attended Kenrick Seminary before being ordained a priest by Archbishop Joseph Ritter on December 21, 1946…..who then furthered his studies in Rome….where he earned a doctorate in theology from the Angelicum in 1952….and thn on…

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