Jun 11 2011

VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: Video II “The 2011 Indy 500 Parade Lap with Emerson Fittipaldi”

This 8-minute film documents the parade lap driven by two-time Indy 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi and Howard Kroplick in the Alco Black Beast during the 2011 Indy 500 Pre-Race Ceremony. This second view is primarily from a RCA lap camera mounted above the right front wheel.

Some highlights to look for:


1:23: Emerson Fittipaldi gives a thumbs up before the parade lap.


4:58: See how close Emerson bings theBlack Beast to the wall at Turn 4, where five hours later JR Hildebrand crashed during the last lap.


5:53: The Black Beast passes the "yard of bricks" at an estimated speed of 68 mph.


7:38: After the parade lap, Emerson is congratulated by Mario Andretti.

Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com

JR Hildebrand crashes during the 2011 Indy 500 Race at Turn 4:

Archives: 2011 Indy 500 Centennial Celebration

Archives: Indy 500 Races



Jun 12 2011 Walt Gosden 12:30 PM

The Orphan car show of the Studebaker Club in Massapequa was canceled today at 7 am. It is going to take place on the rain date of June 26.

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