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Hey Paulino

Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:11 pm

when did the Indy car series start using the push to pass?

Re: Hey Paulino

Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:28 pm

1836

Re: Hey Paulino

Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:39 pm

michaeljohn wrote:1836

I think in 1836 the horsepower, "pulled" to pass. ;)

Re: Hey Paulino

Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:33 am

Uff, I dont remember year..

But I think Champ car used push to pass before IRL..

Re: Hey Paulino

Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:54 am

Looks like the Indy 500 in 2010
http://www.jsonline.com/sports/autoracing/95164034.html

And as noted above, and in the article, Push To Pass didn't start with the IRL, but the name was created when the IRL started using it.


Edit: I take it back
http://www.autoweek.com/article/20090729/irl/907299994
This article says Kentucky race in 2009
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