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    Quote Originally Posted by D-Type View Post
    How steep is the banking at Las Vegas where Dan Wheldon was killed?
    According to Wiki-20 degrees
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    The last time more than 33 cars started in an Indy/Champ Car event:

    Las Vegas 2011. R.I.P. Dan

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    Last fatality in an Indy/Champ Car race: Justin Wilson Pocono 500 2015. R.I.P. Justin

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    Of note relating to the Rolex 24 Hour Race at Daytona for which practice begins tomorrow and is the first major race of the year at least in the Northern Hemisphere--The first 24 hour automobile race:

    The Columbus, Ohio 24 Hour in 1905. Coming in first were brothers George and Charles Soules who covered 828.5 miles in a Pope-Toledo.
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    First and last times AAA/USAC Championship/Silver Crown/Indy Cars competed at the Darlington Speedway--

    First: 1950 when Johnnie Parsons won the 200 miles event driving a Russo-Nichels/Offenhauser

    Last: 2007 when Aaron Pierce won the 68 (green flag) miles event driving a Beast/Chevrolet

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    First and last World Drivers Championship race with more than 33 starters:

    1953 German Grand Prix with 34
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    First Grand Prix WC race with fewer than 15 starters:

    1950 Belgian Grand Prix with 14

    Last Grand Prix WC race with fewer than 15 starters:

    2005 U.S. Grand Prix with 6
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    The last time more than 34 cars qualified in an Indy Car race:

    1997 Indianapolis 500 with 35
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    First major race won by a rear (mid) engined racing car:

    The 1934 German Grand Prix won by Hans Stuck in an Auto Union Type-A

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    Last Indianapolis 500 with fewer than 33 starters:

    1947 with 30
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