The Indianapolis 500
On May 30, 1911, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted the first Indianapolis 500-Mile Race.
The Indianapolis 500, a part of the Indy Racing League, celebrated its 90th year as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” in 2006.
The 500 Festival is organized each May for a full month of celebrations honoring the Indy 500.
Highlights include the country’s largest half-marathon, a downtown parade, memorial celebrations for the nation’s service men and women,
Kid’s Day festivities and Community Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway