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105th & 106th Indianapolis 500 (2021 & 2022)

  1. kappa_md

    kappa_md May 30, 2021

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    As fans are welcomed back to the Brickyard, a FOUR time winner emerges! (2001, 2002, 2009 & 2021) 11 years apart from his THIRD. Thrilling last laps! ::psy::

    Congratulations to Helio Castroneves, Team Michael Shank Racing, Honda Indy V6 & TAG Heuer, Official Timekeeper of Indy500 ::rimshot::

    Back to Back Win for Honda & TAG Heuer! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
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  2. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster May 30, 2021

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    The last 15 laps were very exciting! I believe the lead changed back & forth around 3 or 4 times.

    But in the end, it was old school triumphant over the young gun.
     
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  3. kappa_md

    kappa_md May 30, 2021

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    Come to think of it, Spiderman was just in Monaco GP last weekend! What a lucky TRIO! ::rimshot::

    Monaco GP: Spiderman, Honda, TAG Heuer ::psy::
    Indy500: Spiderman, Honda, TAG Heuer ::psy::

    AMAZING (Spiderman) :D:p
     
  4. Marcos Alvarenga

    Marcos Alvarenga May 30, 2021

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    I remember his first Indycar championship, leading some laps, 1996 or 1997. Great driver and great man.
     
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  5. HoltzPlatz

    HoltzPlatz May 30, 2021

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    Helio, a fan favorite for his enthusiasm and likable personality, won the fans over again with his fourth INDY 500 win! He joins A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr. and Rick Mears for most wins in that event ever. He has entered a pretty exclusive club, congratulations Helio!
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  6. kappa_md

    kappa_md May 30, 2021

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  7. HoltzPlatz

    HoltzPlatz May 30, 2021

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    Thanks for sharing that. He's such a cool and personable guy!
     
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  8. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph May 31, 2021

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    Well this was interesting... I don't know a damn thing about Indycar but this was comedy at it's finest. The sort of things you'd expect from F1 20 years ago, running out of fuel, wheels falling off, cars crashing in the pitlane...
     
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  9. kappa_md

    kappa_md May 31, 2021

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    Too much pit stop drama :D Makes the races more exiciting :eek: (Hello Bottas :whistling:)
     
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  10. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster May 31, 2021

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    Some of the action was indeed crazy, but that's also what made the race very entertaining. Also, I probably did enjoy F1 more 20 years ago. :rolleyes:
     
  11. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG TAG Heuer Forums Moderator Staff Member May 31, 2021

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    It was an exciting race! ::love::
    Congrats to Helio!! I’m always happy to see a Brazilian driver winning!! :)

    I was pushing the Catalan driver Alex Palou (he is also from Barcelona, like me), and he was really close to win the race in just his second time in the Indy 500, and only his 6th race in oval circuits… and it’s clear that experience matters!
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    So congrats to Alex because he did a great race, and with this fantastic second place in the Indy 500 he is now leading the Indycar Championship. Not bad at all ;)
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  12. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph May 31, 2021

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    Those cars look damned strange, especially with that tiddly wing
     
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  13. kappa_md

    kappa_md May 31, 2021

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    This one is for you sir @Aquagraph :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph May 31, 2021

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    I have to say, I think the halo looks better than the screen.
     
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  15. HoltzPlatz

    HoltzPlatz Jun 4, 2021

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    Very amateurish at best, here's a "watch" look at the race. Please overlook the "In Victory Lane, after drinking the symbolic milk, Castroneves was presented with a TAG Heuer timepiece. A watch that will fit nicely into his collection as we previously interviewed this now five-time Indy 500 winner." blunder. But then again she was an invited TAG Heuer guest, and I wasn't. There are names and pics that might be of interest to some.
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  16. HoltzPlatz

    HoltzPlatz May 30, 2022

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    No mention of the 2022 INDY 500 here, yet, so here goes.
    Marcus Ericsson won today's 106th running of the race. The 2nd Swede to do so, Kenny Bräck being the other in 1999.
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    While wearing a helmet paying tribute to Ronnie Peterson.
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  17. kappa_md

    kappa_md May 30, 2022

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    Congratulations and redemption for ME! ::rimshot::
     
  18. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares May 30, 2022

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    Was very happy when I heard that Marcus won indy 500 :)
     
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  19. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 May 31, 2022

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    Marcus is wearing more of that milk than he drank.
     
  20. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG TAG Heuer Forums Moderator Staff Member May 31, 2022

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