When F1 conquered the Indy 500 - How Lotus and Cooper conquered Indy


The Indianapolis 500 is one of motorsport’s greatest events and has largely been won by homegrown talents, or at least competitors from the regular Indycar series, but Formula 1 does have its place in Indy 500 history.

In particular, an F1 invasion in the 1960s changed American single-seater racing forever.  In this episode of “Short View Back to the Past”, Autosport Chief Editor Kevin Turner remembers the time F1 conquered the Indy 500. 

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About this video

Duration 04:38
Posted May 27, 2022
Series IndyCar
Event Indy 500
Drivers Jim Clark , Jack Brabham
Teams Team Lotus , Cooper