A. J. Foyt at Indianapolis 500, May 1963

Summary

A.J. Foyt enjoyed an incredible 40-year driving career in open-wheel, stock car and sports car racing. He won the Daytona 500 (1972) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1967), but he is perhaps best known for his four wins at the Indianapolis 500 (1961, 1964, 1967, 1977). Foyt started in 35 consecutive Indy 500 races, from 1958 to 1992.

A.J. Foyt enjoyed an incredible 40-year driving career in open-wheel, stock car and sports car racing. He won the Daytona 500 (1972) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1967), but he is perhaps best known for his four wins at the Indianapolis 500 (1961, 1964, 1967, 1977). Foyt started in 35 consecutive Indy 500 races, from 1958 to 1992.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

May 1963

Creators

Friedman, Dave 

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.19

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

Inscriptions

Text on back: Printed label with handwriting in categories adhered to back of image reads: Must Credit / The Dave Friedman Photo Collection / [address] Driver: AJ Foyt / Machine: Shearton (sic) Thompson SA / Date and event: Indianapolis 500 5-63/ This photograph is the copyright of Dave Friedman and must / not be reproduced without the expressed consent of the / photographer. Handwritten on piece of masking tape on bottom of back side: MS Jan / 23-A

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