"BEHIND THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 WITH PARNELLI JONES" / A 60-MINUTE DOCUMENTARY FILM

 A SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION

Are you one of the millions of people who have watched the Indianapolis 500 with family or friends? Or maybe you have attended the race? Each Memorial Day weekend hundreds of thousands of race fans flock to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to witness the world’s largest single-day sporting event. If you love racing, the Indy 500, or a great story, you are going to love this documentary!

Join Parnelli Jones, the legendary winner of the 1963 Indy 500, as he re-visits his races, his victories, and his defeats with iconic old footage, and takes viewers on a never-before seen personal journey . He has countless wins in all forms of motorsports including NASCAR, Off-Road, (winning the Baja 500 and Baja 1000 twice) and Sports Car, but it’s his victories as a driver and team owner at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway that have defined his career. 

The film explores the rich history and tradition of the iconic Indianapolis 500. Parnelli Jones takes the viewers on a never-before seen personal journey as he returns to the Speedway for the grueling 500-mile race where winners are made, hearts are broken and legends are born.

Interviews with:

                                          

                                          

  • Parnelli Jones
  • Mario Andretti
  • Rick Mears
  • Bobby Unser
  • Bobby Rahal
  • PJ Jones
  • Al Unser, Jr.
  • Chip Ganassi
  • Mike Hull
Parnelli Jones in his famed car, Ol' Calhoun, the morning after he won the 1963 Indianapolis 500.

Parnelli Jones in his famed car, Ol' Calhoun, the morning after he won the 1963 Indianapolis 500.