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Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series drivers take the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers take the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Just returned home from my traditional Memorial Day weekend spent in Indiana covering my favorite motorsports event, the Indianapolis 500 for the 10th time. Continue on to see my 50 favorite images from the 100th edition of the greatest spectacle in racing.

 

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority Aerial view of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway the home of the 100th edition of the Indianapolis 500 mile race.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
Aerial view of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway the home of the 100th edition of the Indianapolis 500 mile race.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 250iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Tony Kanaan (left) takes a selfie with James Hinchcliffe during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 250iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Tony Kanaan (left) takes a selfie with James Hinchcliffe during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f16, 1/80th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f16, 1/80th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f8, 1/320th, Manual IndyCar Series fans in the main grandstands during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f8, 1/320th, Manual
IndyCar Series fans fill the main grandstands during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 250iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal takes a photo of the Borg Warner Trophy during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 250iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal takes a photo of the Borg Warner Trophy during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Manual The 33 IndyCar Series drivers pose for a group photo during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Manual
The 33 IndyCar Series drivers pose for a group photo during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden rides on the back of Conor Daly as they joke around during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden rides on the back of Conor Daly as they joke around during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f11, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Detailed view of the Borg Warner Trophy on the start finish line prior to IndyCar Series Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f11, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Detailed view of the Borg Warner Trophy on the start finish line prior to IndyCar Series Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Flash IndyCar Series team owner and former driver Sam Schmidt drives a specially prepares Chevrolet Corvette with special controls during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Schmidt is paralyzed following a racing accident. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
IndyCar Series team owner and former driver Sam Schmidt drives a specially prepares Chevrolet Corvette with special controls during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Schmidt is paralyzed following a racing accident. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Flash IndyCar Series pace car driver driver Johnny Rutherford drives the Chevrolet Camaro pace car during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
IndyCar Series pace car driver driver Johnny Rutherford drives the Chevrolet Camaro pace car during Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Indy Lights driver Felix Serralles puts on his helmet prior to the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Indy Lights driver Felix Serralles puts on his helmet prior to the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f5, 1/1600th, Manual Indy Lights driver Dean Stoneman celebrates after winning the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f5, 1/1600th, Manual
Indy Lights driver Dean Stoneman celebrates after winning the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Indy Lights driver Dean Stoneman celebrates after winning the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Indy Lights driver Dean Stoneman celebrates after winning the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/320th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series fans enter the cross over gate prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/320th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series fans enter the cross over gate prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series fans drive through a neighborhood to enter a spectator parking lot prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series fans drive through a neighborhood to enter a spectator parking lot prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority The cars of IndyCar Series drivers wait in line going through tech inspection in the gasoline alley garage area prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
The cars of IndyCar Series drivers wait in line going through tech inspection in the gasoline alley garage area prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority Music recording artist Lady Gaga in attendance prior to the IndyCar Series 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
Music recording artist Lady Gaga in attendance prior to the IndyCar Series 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5, 1/640th, Aperture Priority The car of IndyCar Series driver Takuma Sato on pit road prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5, 1/640th, Aperture Priority
The car of IndyCar Series driver Takuma Sato on pit road prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon with his daughter prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon with his daughter prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/5400th, Aperture Priority Music recording artist Lady Gaga in attendance prior to the IndyCar Series 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/5400th, Aperture Priority
Music recording artist Lady Gaga in attendance prior to the IndyCar Series 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe leads the field to the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe leads the field to the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series drivers take the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers take the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (top) races alongside James Hinchcliffe during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (top) races alongside James Hinchcliffe during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority A crew member throws an air gun as driver IndyCar Series driver Will Power pits during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
A crew member throws an air gun as driver IndyCar Series driver Will Power pits during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Will Power pits during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Will Power pits during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon pits during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon pits during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Mikhail Aleshin in action during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Mikhail Aleshin in action during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority Crew members look at the engine on the car of IndyCar Series driver Ed Carpenter after troubles during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
Crew members look at the engine on the car of IndyCar Series driver Ed Carpenter after troubles during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority Fans pack into the Snake Pit for drinking, dancing in the infield during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
Fans pack into the Snake Pit for drinking, dancing in the infield during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon (9) races alongside Mikhail Aleshin (7), Sage Karam (24) and Marco Andretti (27) during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon (9) races alongside Mikhail Aleshin (7), Sage Karam (24) and Marco Andretti (27) during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Sage Karam crashes during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Sage Karam crashes during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Sage Karam crashes during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Sage Karam crashes during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority Downtown Indianapolis skyline is visible as IndyCar Series drivers race under caution during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
Downtown Indianapolis skyline is visible as IndyCar Series drivers race under caution during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal (15) races alongside Simon Pagenaud (22), Mikhail Aleshin (7), Scott Dixon (9) and J.R. Hildebrand (6) during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Justin Tooley-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal (15) races alongside Simon Pagenaud (22), Mikhail Aleshin (7), Scott Dixon (9) and J.R. Hildebrand (6) during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Justin Tooley-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles watches from the top of the pagoda during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles watches from the top of the pagoda during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal (15) goes low to avoid the crashing car of Mikhail Aleshin during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal (15) goes low to avoid the crashing car of Mikhail Aleshin during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Oriol Servia (77) goes low to avoid the crashing car of Mikhail Aleshin during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Oriol Servia (77) goes low to avoid the crashing car of Mikhail Aleshin during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly (bottom) and Mikhail Aleshin crash during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly (bottom) and Mikhail Aleshin crash during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) and Townsend Bell (29) crash on pit road during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) and Townsend Bell (29) crash on pit road during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) and Townsend Bell (29) crash on pit road during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) and Townsend Bell (29) crash on pit road during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority A crew member helps push off IndyCar Series driver Oriol Servia after completing a pit stop during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
A crew member helps push off IndyCar Series driver Oriol Servia after completing a pit stop during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority Drivers race down the front stretch during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
Drivers race down the front stretch during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority Debris flies as IndyCar Series driver J.R. Hildebrand (6) hits Helio Castroneves (3) on the front stretch during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
Debris flies as IndyCar Series driver J.R. Hildebrand (6) hits Helio Castroneves (3) on the front stretch during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority Overall view of the front stretch of Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
Overall view of the front stretch of Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f7.1, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi coasts through turn four on the final lap of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 640iso, f7.1, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
The crowd waves as IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi coasts through turn four on the final lap of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi takes the checkered flag to win the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi takes the checkered flag to win the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/2500th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/2500th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi dunks himself with milk as he celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi dunks himself with milk as he celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi dunks himself with milk as he celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi dunks himself with milk as he celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi (left) is doused with milk by team owner Michael Andretti as they celebrate after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi (left) is doused with milk by team owner Michael Andretti as they celebrate after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi celebrates after winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/4000th, Manual Beautiful clouds over the pagoda following the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/4000th, Manual
Beautiful clouds over the pagoda following the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Less than a year to go until the 101st running of the 500!

To see my blogs from previous years click below.

2009 Indianapolis 500 Blog

2010 Indianapolis 500 Blog

2011 Indianapolis 500 Blog

2012 Indianapolis 500 Blog

2013 Indianapolis 500 Blog

2014 Indianapolis 500 Blog

2015 Indianapolis 500 Blog


 
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