RACER DIES IN SPEEDWAY CRASH Sensational scenes showing the 3-car smash-up which cost the life of Floyd Roberts, dare-devil auto racer, in the 500-mile Indianapolis Speedway Classic, won again by Wilbur Shaw, as 145,000 look on
1939 CAR RACING MONTAGE A montage of different car races from 1939:
-the rattle-bang "jalopies" in a bumpy jumpy race filled with laughs and thrills!
-Wilbur Shaw repeated his Indianapolis victory of 1937, but a sensational smash-up marred the 500 mile classic.
-John Cobb astounded the world with a speed dash of 368 M.P.H. on the Bonneville Salt flats of Utah.
TV STARS AT THE RIVERSIDE 500 AUTO RACE The Riverside, California 500 auto race has added starters in TV stars who parade before the race. Almost everyone's here - Joe Flynn from "McHale's Navy", Denver Pile of "Tammy", Edy Williams who's in "The Pad." Also, Vickie
Fee, Robert Pine and Caren Jensen from "Out Of Sight." And let's not forget Al Lewis and Pat Priest of "The Munsters". As for the race, Dan Gurney becomes the first man ever to win a 500 mile race four times in a row as he sets a new speed record to win by more than a minute.
INDIANAPOLIS 500 - 1964 RACE & TRAGEDY Tragedy strikes the Indianapolis 500 with a fiery second-lap accident that involves seven cars, explosions and the deaths of Eddie Sachs and Dave MacDonald. Speed prevails however and A.J. Foyt wins the race.
QUALIFYING TRIALS FOR INDIANAPOLIS 500 Racing fans gather at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch the qualifying trials for the upcoming Indy 500 auto classic. Drivers like Jim Clark turn in times that are faster than last year's winners.
CLOSED CIRCUIT TV FOR INDY 500 AUTO RACE Cable and cameras are being installed to broadcast the Indianapolis 500 race via closed circuit TV to select theaters and auditoriums. While the cameras are tested drivers and their cars also prepare for the big event. PLEASE
DELTA JET CRASHES The R.A.F.'s delta-wing Vulcan bomber crashes in landing, as it completes a 26,000 mile flight, at an average speed of over 500 m.p.h. The loss of the big bomber is a sharp set-back to Britain's air expansion program.
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