1980 Indy 500

1980 Indy 500. There are people all over the place, including sitting on top of that building's roof. I know this picture is kind of hard to see.

Ostorero CH2K 1980 Chaparral 2K, Indianapolis 500 winner ...
Ostorero CH2K 1980 Chaparral 2K, Indianapolis 500 winner … (Stephen Cannon)

I know this picture is kind of hard to see. The race is widely considered one of the most controversial races in Indy history. When you designed your own car.

There are people all over the place, including sitting on top of that building's roof.

After the conclusion of the race, USAC officials ruled that Unser had passed cars illegally while exiting.

1980 Indy 500 pole weekend photos

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Jim Hall of Midland, Texas, was the owner and driving force behind Chaparral Race Cars for many years. The first logo of the series started a trend of exclusive red and blue (on a background of white) colors. Bobby Unser took the checkered flag as the winner, with Mario Andretti finishing second.