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Jim Nabors, 77, was back singing “Back Home in Indiana” before the race after missing last year’s with heart trouble.


“Probably best I didn’t get down there anyway.”

Danica Patrick, who stomped angrily toward Ryan Briscoe’s Team Penske pits after her crash before a track security official cut her off


19 Pole-sitters who have won the Indianapolis 500 after Scott Dixon’s victory yesterday. Rick Mears won a record three races from the top spot and four overall.

1 New Zealander who has won the Indianapolis 500 after Dixon did so yesterday.