Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Known as the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, The Indy 500 is where the world's greatest open-wheel drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series race for the coveted Borg-Warner trophy. This year marks the 100th running of the race and you can expect many celebrations for this landmark event.
Taking place at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the world's largest single-day spectator sporting event has something for everyone, from children to those who have been attending for generations. Whether you're continuing a tradition, or starting a new one, this is a race that can't be missed.
See below to learn about the Indy 500 in American culture
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