The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962) by Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3.
Approx. 43,880 words.
Published on March 17, 2013.
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.