Helmet signed by Indy 500 winners added to IMS Haiti relief auction.
Even though Dan Wheldon came into the 2005 Indianapolis 500 as the hottest driver on the IRL IndyCar Series tour by a mile, the pressure on him heading into the 2006 running of the 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing' is even greater.
Jack Beckley, the former Indianapolis 500 technical director and one of racing's most respected chief mechanics, died last week aged 87.
When Al Unser and Johnny Rutherford start talking racing, especially about their competitive heyday, the banter is quick, often comical and always educational. You'd expect as much from legendary drivers who have seven Indianapolis 500 victories between them and who now serve as Indy Racing League consultants.