USAC

Frozen Rush Moves Mountains to Race

Frozen Rush Moves Mountains to Race

Red Bull Frozen Rush is an event unlike any other. 900 horsepower Pro 4 trucks are no stranger to short-course racing throughout the Midwest and southwestern regions of America, but they’re not especially prominent in places like New England—nor had they ever run on snow until two years ago, when…
1972 AAR Eagle 7200 Indianapolis

1972 AAR Eagle 7200 Indianapolis

Dan Gurney’s All American Racing hired brilliant engineer Roman Slobodynskij away from Rockwell Aerospace in 1969, and a brand-new car was begun in May 1971, with wind-tunnel testing of its models. USAC rules had changed, and the new Eagle 7200 took advantage of them, moving the wheels out to the…
1974 McLaren M16C Indianapolis

1974 McLaren M16C Indianapolis

If this orange McLaren M16C looks familiar to you, perhaps you saw Johnny Rutherford win the Indianapolis 500 on May 26, 1974. You’d certainly remember him if you saw him: starting in 25th position, he shot up to 12th in only three laps. A battle ensued between Rutherford and A.J.…