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

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