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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Danny Ongais - Interscope 81 Cosworth TC - Interscope Racing - Indianapolis 500-Mile Race - 1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship, round 1

Danny Ongais - Interscope 81 Cosworth TC - Interscope Racing - Indianapolis 500-Mile Race - 1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship, round 1

Danny Ongais in an Eagle (nicknamed the Batmobile), which is long in the back for ground effects.

Danny Ongais in an Eagle (nicknamed the Batmobile), which is long in the back for ground effects.

1977 U.S. Grand Prix at Watkins Glen: Danny Ongais completed only 6 laps in the Penske PC-4 before wrecking in the wet. The race was won by John Watson in a McLaren, followed by Mario Andretti in a Lotus.

1977 U.S. Grand Prix at Watkins Glen: Danny Ongais completed only 6 laps in the Penske PC-4 before wrecking in the wet. The race was won by John Watson in a McLaren, followed by Mario Andretti in a Lotus.

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...

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