Behind The Wheel: Why Indy is Racing’s Mecca

Until a few years ago, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was open exclusively to professional race car drivers. It wasn’t until the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association hosted a race in 2013 that opened it up to amateur drivers like Hagerty editor-in-chief Larry Webster. Racing his open-wheel Formula Ford, awash with visions of racing greats like A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, and Dan Gurney, Larry walks us through the experience of driving on perhaps the world’s most famous and historic motoring stage.