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This third and final excerpt from Hard Luck Lloyd discusses the 1969 Indianapolis 500, one of Lloyd Ruby’s closest calls with the Borg-Warner Trophy that instead became one of the most infamous DNFs in the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
More Front Wing continues its series of excerpts from “Hard Luck Lloyd.” In this second excerpt, titled ‘I blew a wheel,’ we get an inside look at the 1967 Indianapolis 500 and the slow-talking Texan’s response to his team’s tire woes.
In the coming weeks we will be running excerpts from “Hard Luck Lloyd” to help generate interest for the release of this new book authored by MFW contributor John Lingle. This first excerpt tells the story of how Lloyd learned to fight for himself in the rough and tumble world of midget racing.
Hard Luck Lloyd, a biography of USAC legend Lloyd Ruby written by MFW columnist John Lingle, is now available for purchase from Racemaker Press and will ship in time for Christmas.