Thu, 29 October 2015
Arie Luyendyk is known as The Flying Dutchman. He started racing in the early 70s winning the Super Vee championship in Europe and in the United States. He’s won endurance races at the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring and he’s driven in the International Race of Champions. With 17 starts, he’s a two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 taking the checkered flag in 1990 and 1997 where his average speed of 185.981 miles per hour set a new record that stood for 23 years. In 2014 Arie was inducted in to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.