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America's Finest Conquest: The 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans

On Sunday, A.J. Foyt, one of the greatest American-born drivers ever, turned 76 years old. While Foyt is best known as one of only three four-time Indianapolis 500 champions, he is also the only driver to ever have won at Indianapolis, the Daytona 500, the 24 Hours of Daytona, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

End of an Era: The Last "New Track Record" at Indy

To the most recent generation of IndyCar fans, the words "new track record" mean almost nothing. Tom Carnegie's voice is a relic of a bygone era, from back when the Indianapolis 500 championed innovation (remember, the first 50 or so years of the event featured front-engine roadsters) and the sport hadn't even seen the creation of CART.
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