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  • The Greatest Spectacle in Racing remains an American icon story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-25-16 3:49 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more death than anyone cares to recall.

  • Indy 500 champions choose their most memorable moments 
    Updated: May-23-16 1:56 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Long before he won the Indianapolis 500, Al Unser was an up-and-coming 25-year-old sprint car driver who had showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch his older brother try to qualify.

  • Indianapolis 500 moments, from four-time winners to tragedy 
    Updated: May-19-16 2:10 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis 500 is full of significant moments, from the return of racing in 1946 to the celebration of four-time race winners, stirring finishes and tragic deaths. With the 100th running of one of the world's most famous races set for May 29, The Associated Press looks back at some of the most memorable moments in race history in a chronological and completely subjective list:

  • The AP's Indianapolis 500 All-Star starting lineup 
    Updated: May-18-16 2:11 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - As the Indianapolis 500 celebrates its centennial race May 29, The Associated Press has come up with a completely subjective all-star, 33-driver starting field. The list includes multiple winners, innovators, fan favorites and trend-setters. They may not be the best drivers in race history, but all of them have helped shaped the event. The field is listed in the traditional three-car, 11-row starting grid with a synopsis of each row.

  • Highlights from the 79th running of the Indianapolis 500 
    Updated: May-05-16 5:48 pm

    RACE: 79th Indianapolis 500