AJ Allmendinger is being mentioned as one of the favorites in the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, even though it is his first time in the big race.
Dario Franchitti says he doesn't look at the numbers or concern himself with where he stacks up on the list of all-time greats.
Facts and figures of the 97th Indianapolis 500-mile race Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway:
They raced 1-2-3 in line, trading the lead a whopping 15 times over the final, frantic 75 laps. All three drivers had a last-lap plan in mind when they zipped past the white flag, and it was Takuma Sato who acted first with a bold move for the win.
A.J. Foyt became a legend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as much for throwing caution to the wind as for becoming the first four-time winner of the Indy 500.
Roger Penske has won more Indianapolis 500 poles and races than any owner in history.
Profiles of the 33 drivers in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, in starting order with car number in parentheses, age, hometown, engine, race team, and biographical information (w-former winner; r-rookie):
When Oriol Servia arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and heard the slogan, he thought it was intended for him.
Indianapolis 500 fans will have to leave their big coolers of beer at home and pay to park in a once-free lot as part of tighter security measures at Sunday's race.