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  1. Penske the standard of excellence at Indy after 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Cybercast News Service

    It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored a pair of tickets to the Indianapolis 500. He was an executive for a metal fabrication company in Cleveland that was sponsoring a few laps in the race, so he brought his 14-year-old son to Indianapolis Motor Speedway.


  2. Greatest drivers at Indy? Try Foyt and Mears amid debateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    In this May 16, 1964, file photo, A.J. Foyt removes his helmet after qualifying for a second-row starting spot for the May 30 Indianapolis 500 auto race in Indianapolis, Ind. In the lead-up to the 100th running of the "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," The Associated Press interviewed the 27 living race winners on topics ranging from the best driver to greatest tradition.


  3. 2016 Indy 500: Why the 100th running is so significantRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    IndyCar Series drivers Josef Newgarden, who starts second in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, was recently asked about the hype surrounding the 100th running of the event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "If," he said with stipulation, "you can guarantee me an Indy 500 win sometime in my career, I'll take that.


  4. The 500 was love at first sight for Roger PenskeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The Indianapolis 500 is not the only entity in racing hitting a major milestone this year. At the age of 79, Roger Penske is celebrating 50 years in motorsports.


  5. Indy 500 has a big place in F1 historyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Very few Formula One fans, even from the older generations, can name the first U.S. driver to score points, win a round of the world championship and lead the standings. May 17, 2016; Indianapolis, IN, USA; The extended base of the Borg Warner Trophy on display at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum during practice for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.


  6. There's no pastor faster at 100th Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Be it on the radio, on television or in person, Rev. Will Marotti hasn't missed an Indianapolis 500 since 1969.


  7. 2016 Indianapolis 500 previewRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

    THEN AND NOW: A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will take place Sunday when the milestone 100th running of the legendary Indianapolis 500 takes place. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is completely sold out for the 500 for the first time in over 20 years, which means upwards of 300,000 fans will attend the so-called "Greatest Spectacle In Racing."


  8. Meet the man Indy 500 champions say saved the raceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    In a May 29, 1977, photo provided by Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tony Hulman, left, and A.J. Foyt wave to fans during a victory lap after Foyt won his fourth Indianapolis 500 auto race in Indianapolis.In the lead-up to the 100th running of the "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," The Associated Press interviewed the 27 living race winners on topics ranging from the best driver to greatest tradition. When asked for the most important non-driver to the Indianapolis 500, Hulman edged team owner Roger Penske in voting among the living winners.


  9. Indianapolis 500 Betting Preview: Power, Pagenaud Co-Favorites on Indy 500 OddsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    In what looks to be one of the most competitive fields ever, the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place this Sunday and could also be one of the most memorable based on the latest betting odds at Five drivers are listed at odds of 7-1 or less , led by two favorites who have never won the race in Will Power and Simon at 13-2. Montoya won the Indy 500 as a rookie in 2000 and followed that up with his second career victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last year.


  10. NASCAR tweaks rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Memorial Day weekend schedule Changes to the rear spoiler, front splitter and rear deck fin will be put into play for two upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races as the sanctioning body continues to reduce aerodynamic downforce and sideforce in an effort to promote closer competition on the race track. The changes, announced Thursday morning, will be in effect only for upcoming races at Michigan International Speedway and Kentucky Speedway and are in addition to previous adjustments made by the officials in recent weeks.


  11. Security revved up for first Indy 500 selloutRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KICD-AM Spencer

    The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will mark the first sellout in event's long history, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said on Wednesday, putting added demands on already beefed-up security. All suites, reserved seating and infield general admission tickets have been sold, and estimates are that close to 400,000 motor racing fans will pack the famed Brickyard for Sunday's centennial showcase.


  12. United State Senate Resolution Recognizing 100th Running Of Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The United States Senate Wednesday passed a resolution introduced by Senators Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly that recognizes the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29. The two Indiana Senators spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon about the history of the Indianapolis 500, its importance to Indiana and how the event is a unique celebration of Hoosier culture. RESOLUTION Recognizing the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.


  13. The legend of deadly Jungle Park SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palladium-Item

    The legend of the notoriously deadly Jungle Park Speedway 'There were some tracks down in Georgia that were bad, but Jungle had trees in the way.' Check out this story on People drank beer, long necks.


  14. Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The millions of dollars of renovations to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway isn't all that will be new to fans this weekend. The first difference fans will notice is that it will likely take considerably longer to get down roads like 16th Street, Georgetown Road and 30th Street.


  15. Indy 500 champions choose the most important non-driverRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    It was 1945 and the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway was in disrepair. Already in desperate need of improvements, a third of Gasoline Alley had burned four years earlier.


  16. Earles Voted Recipient of Landmark AwardRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | WAAF-FM Brighton

    "It's a great day for Martinsville Speedway," Earles' grandson and current Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell said. "It's an honor for my grandfather to be recognized for his contributions in the sport by his peers, as a pioneer in the sport.


  17. Parsons, Martin, Hendrick selected to NASCAR Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    From driving to announcing, he was an icon in the sport and became one of the most beloved figures in the NASCAR community. Parsons, who died in 2007 at age 65, was rewarded for his accomplishments and impact on the sport when he was selected into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday.


  18. 500 facts: after the 'Great War'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    The first race after the end of World War I brought a new name: the race became the "Liberty Sweepstakes." Driver Arthur Thurman was killed in a wreck in the first quarter of the race, and driver Louis LeCocq and his riding mechanic Robert Bandini perished when a blown tire sent their car into the wall and ruptured their fuel tank.


  19. What new security measures to expect at Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    IndyCar fans watch qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Armed Forces Pole Day Sunday, May 22, 2016, afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Attendees at this year's Indianapolis 500 should expect an even sharper focus on security for the 100th running of the race.


  20. Weather events play major role in Indy 500 historyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Many remember 1992 as one of the most exciting races in Indianapolis 500 history. Al Unser Jr. won his first Indy 500 over Scott Goodyear by just four one hundredths of a second - the closest margin of victory in race history.