Danny Ongais

Danny Ongais

Interscope Racing Team – Danny Ongais, Ted Field, Milt Minter

Interscope Racing Team – Danny Ongais, Ted Field, Milt Minter

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981)  Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981) Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981)  Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981) Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981) - THE MOST COMPLETE FOOTAGE  Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981) - THE MOST COMPLETE FOOTAGE Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981)  Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

Danny Ongais nearly fatal crash at Indy 500 (May 24, 1981) Danny Ongais hits the wall of turn three in the 64th lap of the Indianapolis 500-mile race on Sunday, May 24, 1981 at Indianapolis. Ongais, of Hawaii, survived crash with arm and leg breaks as well as internal injuries. He was leading the Indy 500 at the 137 mile mark, as The New York Times contemporarily reported, when he pitted for fuel. Ongais stalled, then rushed out of the pits after the long stop...

indy 500 1981 - Ongais crash thank goodness we will not see pic like this any more

indy 500 1981 - Ongais crash thank goodness we will not see pic like this any more

Danny Ongais in Mickey Thompson's Mustang

Danny Ongais in Mickey Thompson's Mustang

This is at the 1981 Indy 500 that I was at. This was a BAD crash. Danny Ongais was across the raceway from us - we were in the grandstand that day.

This is at the 1981 Indy 500 that I was at. This was a BAD crash. Danny Ongais was across the raceway from us - we were in the grandstand that day.

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