These audio tracks were recorded on a MiniDisc recorder. They are in stereo and are saved at the widest possible frequency response (20Hz - 16kHz) available within RealPlayer (hence the large file size). RealPlayer (rm) was chosen over Windows advanced streaming format (asf) because the accuracy of the sound is noticeably better. The track sounds should all run clearly from right to left: sometimes streaming audio mixes this up during playback and you hear left to right or just mono. Replaying the sound again after the first playback usually gets it to play correctly. To really hear how the cars sounded, hook up a pair of full-range, high quality speakers or high quality headphones rather than just using cheap computer speakers.
|Upcoming race events|
|Feature story with photos|
|Photo and sound gallery|
|News & updates|
|Copyright © 2017 Harold Peters.|
The sounds of the late Bob Sutherland's supercharged 91ci motor (Lou Moore 1929 Indy car) all the way up to 7000+ rpm. Tested on a dyno in March of 1984.
Windows Media Player format (219k) or Real Audio format (276k)The sounds of the Miller Club Vintage Indy Car Exhibition.
Ballot 1919 Indy (307k - 30 sec) - idling in the pits
Ballot 1919 Indy (176k - 17 sec) - three passes
Ballot 1919 Indy cockpit, on the track (790k - 77 sec) - starting, up through the gears
Miller Golden Sub starting up, cold idling, and driving away (396k - 39 sec)
Miller Golden Sub warm idling, and driving away (209k - 20 sec)
Miller Golden Sub on track, 2 passes (143k - 14 sec)
Miller 122 front-drive (508k - 50 sec) - two passes, a great engine
Miller 122 rear-drive (172k - 17 sec) - shifting at high revs coming out of the turn, great burbles on deceleration
Miller 91 rear-drive (345k - 34 sec) - startup, warming idle
Miller 91 rear-drive (290k - 28 sec) - two passes, in first gear for high revs
Derby-Miller starting and warming up on the lawn at Pebble Beach (517k - 51 sec) - miked at engine and then at exhaust
Miller V16 (165k - 16 sec) - a unique sound because this engine simultaneously fires two cylinders on opposite banks
Miller V16 cockpit, on the track (305k - 30 sec) - hear the whole powertrain and engine clearly
Miller V16 in the pits, revs (134k -13 sec) - a great sound
Miller V16 and Bowes Seal Fast (102k - 10 sec) - the V16 is followed closely by the Bowes - very smooth
Miller V16 and Miller 122 rear-drive (199k - 20 sec) - the V16 is passed by the 122 right in front of the stands
Miller-Ford (104k - 10 sec) - smooth
Miller-Ford cockpit, on the track (643k - 1 min) - starting, up through the gears, up to about 110mph
Sparks Big Six (146k - 14 sec) - a completely different sound
Offy (368k - 36 sec) - startup and huge revs, awesome & incredible - do it justice and use a surround sound system
Novi (154k - 7 sec) - The Hotel Tropicana Special Novi driven by Bobby Unser during qualifying for the 1963 Indianapolis 500
From the RaceZine website - 8 bit mono wav file
Do you have photos or sounds that could be on this page? Email them to me at: email@example.com
Return to the top of this page.