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Tux the Penguin Waddles to Last Place in Indy 500; Joost Fares Better

May 30, 2007, 15:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Caroline McCarthy)

"When the pale blue 'Linux car,' also known as car #77 from Chastain Motorsports, was the first car to crash in the 91st Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, we can imagine hordes of geeks wishing it had been a 'Vista car' instead. Imagine the 'blue screen of death' jokes that could have resulted!

"The Linux car, as you probably know already, was the result of a campaign called Tux 500, jump-started by two enthusiasts named Bob Moore and Ken Starks..."

[Editor's Note: For full disclosure, it should be noted that I am acting as an volunteer independent auditor for this fundraising project. This is being done as a personal project, and does not imply endorsement of this project by Linux Today or Jupitermedia. -Brian Proffitt.]

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