… from the Nichels Engineering Archives.

Posted: October 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

Fellow world-class Indianapolis mechanics congratulate Ray Nichels for being named Mechanic of the Year; following his stellar performance of capturing the Pole, Race day Win at Daytona, setting a series of world closed-course speed record at Monza, and capturing the Pole for the3 1957 Indianapolis 500. (from left; AJ Watson, Ray Nichels, George Bignotti, and George Salih)

Films and stills from the Nichels Engineering Archives …

A trackside interview with Pat O’Connor (the Indy 500 Pole-Sitter) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway — May 1957

Footage from 1958 of Rodger Ward running the 2nd Nichels Engineering Firestone Test car, with an experimental Nichels Pontiac engine.

Footage from Alabama International Speedway @ Talladega of Nichels Engineering and their #99 Dow Dodge Daytona Charger performing engineering testing. Nichels Engineering was the winner of the inaugural NASCAR race at Talladega in 1969.

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