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11hRyan McGee

McGee: Stefan Wilson carrying more than rookie status into 500

Stefan Wilson wanted to be like his brother. He'll make his first Indy 500 start Sunday not only to honor Justin Wilson's memory after his death at Pocono, but also for an even bigger cause.

Newgarden fools everyone on media day (2:02)
The centennial the greatest Indy 500 of them all? (1:53)
Racing icons share memories of Indy 500 (3:44)
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13hNate Saunders

Grosjean criticises Mercedes' behaviour in Q2

Romain Grosjean criticised Mercedes for driving slowly in Q2 and causing "s---loads" of traffic, something he said cost Haas a place in the top ten.

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15hJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: The 500 in 2000 and beyond

Tire issues, F1's departure, open-wheel unification, Tony George's fall, Helio Castroneves' three trips to Victory Lane and the Danica Patrick phenomenon took center stage at Indy in the 2000s.

All-Access at the Indy 500 (1:46)
Hispanic drivers seeking victory at 100th running of the Indy 500 (3:39)
Letterman will fake his death if team doesn't win Indy 500 (1:27)
Helio's racing dictionary: Marbles (0:18)
Helio's racing dictionary: Riding loose (0:21)
Pat McAfee to sponsor Conor Daly's Indy car (1:24)
Indy 500 Moment: Montoya storms back for win (0:41)
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2dRyan McGee

McGee: 'The Greatest Spectacle in Racing' indeed

They still gather at the gravesite of Ray Harroun, the first winner of the Indy 500 in 1911. They will gather Sunday at "The Speedway" for the 100th running in numbers rarely, if ever, seen.

14hNate Saunders

Ricciardo: Pole down to 'big Australian balls'

Daniel Ricciardo said he always felt a maiden Formula One pole position was achievable for him in Monaco but is sure it was more down to him than Renault's upgraded engine.

FIA opts for Halo cockpit protection over Aeroscreen (1:30)
Hinchcliffe: What a difference a year makes (1:35)
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2dMatt Willis, ESPN Stats & Information

Indianapolis 500: Stats & Info's preview

Key stats on the race's most competitive era, drivers to watch and past thrilling finishes. Check out the numbers.

How different are IndyCars from normal sedans? (3:05)
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2dJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: Tony George reigns in the '90s

Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 1990s rolled out the red carpet for two heavy hitters: track president Anton H. "Tony" George and four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears.

Indy 500 Moment: Ray Harroun wins 1st race (0:36)
Get ready for the 100th running of the Indy 500 (0:30)
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2dNate Saunders

Hamilton: 2016 title is in God's hands

Lewis Hamilton explains his philosophical outlook to his world championship deficit to Nico Rosberg and why he feels 2016 is in the hands of God.

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2dNate Saunders

Hamilton: 2016 title is in God's hands

Lewis Hamilton explains his philosophical outlook to his world championship deficit to Nico Rosberg and why he feels 2016 is in the hands of God.

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3dLaurence Edmondson

Button on drain incident: I got lucky

Jenson Button said he was lucky come away from first practice at the Monaco Grand Prix with nothing more than a broken front wing after running over a loose drain cover on the exit of Ste Devote.

Indy 500 Moment: Hildebrand's last turn crash (0:45)
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Bianchi's family sues F1, team after his death

The family of Jules Bianchi is taking legal action against motorsports' governing body, the Marussia team and Formula One Management following the French driver's death from head injuries.

Indy 500 Moment: Rick Mears wins 4th Indy 500 (0:50)
Kanaan: Indy is my life (1:53)
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4dBob Pockrass

IndyCar files lawsuit against Boston GP organizers

IndyCar has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the organizers of the Boston Grand Prix after the race, originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend, was scrapped in April.

Indy 500 Moment: Helio wins for 3rd time (0:39)
Can Haas produce a double points finish? (2:16)
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5dJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: Buddy Lazier still living Indy 500 dream

Buddy Lazier won the Indy 500 in 1996, but he keeps coming back. Now 48 and trying to build his own team, Lazier says he'll keep driving as long as he thinks he can be competitive.

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6dNate Saunders

Vettel to headline Schumacher charity game

Sebastian Vettel is set to captain a charity soccer match in honour of Michael Schumacher against a team led by German NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki.