Articles tagged Jim Nabors

Page 23 of August 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, August 2014

Nigel Roebuck

Returning to Indy, Monaco’s faded glamour, Rosberg’s guile Sometimes,” wrote Henry Manney in Road and Track half a century ago, “I wish I was in Indianapolis. But not often.” Time was when the Indianapolis 500 was always run – whatever the day of the week – on May 30, Memorial Day, and a public holiday in the USA. And time was, too, when virtually the whole of the month of May, which included two...

Page 48 of August 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, August 1993

Fresh perspectives

Recent trips to different forms of motorsport in North America suggest that the ballgames are winning the race for the sponsorship dollar and raise the question will F1 ever prosper over there? We hear a lot about IndyCar racing in Europe these days, and at Indianapolis it's easy to assume that every one in the States loves it. It thus came as something of a surprise the week after attending the...

Page 33 of July 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1993

Super Tex and the Rocket

Two legends sat on the sidelines at Indianapolis this year, but their legacies live on They changed a lot at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this year, cutting down speeds and toning down the cut and thrust of the great 500-mile race. But the greatest – and most regretted – changes had come long before Tom Camegie's cadaverous tones requested 'drivers to your machines' and Jim Nabors gave his annual...

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