1985 Indianapolis 500 Fast Friday photos
Photos by Bob Ray
Sadly, transporters have by now replaced open wheel trailers.
Arie Luyendyk finished 7th in his first of 17 appearances in the 500. I'd say he had an ok career at The Speedway.
Pete Halsmer couldn't get his Scot Lad Foods March up to speed - he failed to make the field.
I don't think you see tool boxes with this kind of character anymore.
Pace car driver James Garner makes a fan's day.
Josele Garza waits on the crew to make some adjustments on his Ed Pink-built Cosworth.
Dennis Firestone proves that race car drivers get the good looking chicks.
Jacques Villeneuve explains to Wally that his car isn't fast enough.
Roberto Guerrero - "Bobby G".
Little Al, Bobby Rahal, and Jim Trueman are interested listeners to someone - maybe Sam Posey?
Don Whittington takes the seat of the recently-retired Gordon Johncock.
Emerson Fittipaldi practices the Patrick Racing March.
Arie gets some practice.
Tom Sneva starts trimming out for qualifying - compare his rear wing to Arie's.
Little Al comes in for some adjustments.
Howdy Holmes finished 10th in the Forsythe Lola. He would only make one more 500 start.
Josele rolls out for some Fast Friday practice.
Big Al is two years away from win number four.
Danny Sullivan gets Recharged.
Danny is two weeks and two days from putting his face on the Borg.
Howdy waits on the crew to make some adjustments.
Emmo would get his first American Open Wheel win a couple of months later in the Michigan 500.
Tom Sneva explains things to CNN.
Raul Boesel started 23rd and finished 18th in his rookie year.
Katie and Roberto drive out for the qualifying draw.
Mario gives some advice to Michael.
Kevin Cogan is still trying to explain what happened at the start of the '82 race.
1985 Indy Pole Day photos
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