A.J.’s third Indy victory came in 1967 when he drove this Sheraton-Thompson Coyote-Ford, outlasting Parnelli Jones and the STP Turbine car and threading his way through a multi-car accident that nearly blocked the main straight as he came down to take the checkered flag on the final lap.
Photo: Bob Tronolone
Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. is one of racing’s all-time great all-rounders. During a career as a driver that spanned five decades, and one as a car owner that continues to this day, Super Tex has been victorious in everything he’s tried. Before becoming the first driver to win the Indianapolis 500 four times he came up the old fashioned way, driving midgets and sprint cars on dirt bullrings before getting his shot at the “Big Cars”—as Indycars were then known….
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