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  1. Foyt wins third Indy when Jones' engine fails

    Larry Schwartz

    A.J. Foyt wins his third of four Indy 500s when Parnelli Jones' turbine car's engine fails.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 30, 2001
  2. Johncock edges Mears by .16 to win Indy 500

    Larry Schwartz

    Gordon Johncock wins his second Indy 500, just .16 seconds ahead of Rick Mears.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 28, 2001
  3. Foyt first to win four Indy's; Guthrie 29th

    Larry Schwartz

    A.J. Foyt becomes the first driver to win the Indy 500 four times. The race is also notable because Janet Guthrie becomes the first woman to drive in it. She finishes 29th.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 25, 2001
  4. Mears outduels Unser, Foyt for first Indy win

    Larry Schwartz

    Starting from the pole, Rick Mears wins the first of his four Indy 500s.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 24, 2001
  5. Mears only third person to win four Indy 500's

    Larry Schwartz

    Starting from the pole, Rick Mears wins his fourth Indy 500, this time by 3.1 seconds over Michael Andretti. Mears, A.J. Foyt and Al Unser, Sr., are the only four-time winners.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 23, 2001
  6. Rutherford wins third Indy 500 in seven years

    Larry Schwartz

    Johnny Rutherford wins his third Indy 500 in seven years.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 23, 2001
  7. Unser's win three Indy 500's in 11-year span

    Larry Schwartz

    It's a great day for the Unser family. In 1981, Bobby Unser wins a disputed Indy 500. Six years later, Al Unser, Sr., wins his record-tying fourth Indy 500. And in 1992, Al Unser, Jr., wins the Indy 500 by .043 seconds over Scott Goodyear.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 22, 2001
  8. Guthrie first woman to qualify for Indy 500

    Larry Schwartz

    Janet Guthrie, 39, becomes the first woman driver to qualify for the Indy 500 by driving her Lightning-Offernhauser 188.403 mph.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 18, 2001
  9. Ribbs first African-American to qualify at Indy

    Larry Schwartz

    Willy T. Ribbs becomes the first African-American driver to qualify for the Indy 500.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 17, 2001