The Indianapolis 500 is held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
since its inception in 1911. The race has always been scheduled on or
around Memorial Day. Since 1974, it has been scheduled for the Sunday
of Memorial Day weekend. The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in
Racing, is considered part of the Triple Crown of Motorsport, comprising
three of the most prestigious motorsports events in the world.
NOTE: ROOKIE ALEXANDER ROSSI WON THE 100TH RUNNING OF
THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 TODAY.