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Rossi Pockets $2.5 Million Indy Payday

Alexander Rossi pocketed $2,548,743 for his victory in Sunday's Indianapolis 500. (Dave Heithaus Photo)

Alexander Rossi’s first Verizon IndyCar Series win was a big one – not only for his career, but for his bank account.

Rossi’s Winding Path To Indy 500 Glory

Alexander Rossi won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway using a fuel mileage strategy. (Don Figler Photo)

Alexander Rossi’s path to victory in the 100th Indianapolis 500 included two bad pit stops that buried him deep in the field.

100th Upset: Rossi Steals Indy 500 Victory

Alexander Rossi used a fuel mileage gamble to win the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. (Al Steinberg Photo)

On the biggest motorsports stage imaginable, Alexander Rossi picked the perfect day to make history before a sellout crowd at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Grandeur & Glory Awaits 100th Indy 500

On Sunday one driver will celebrate at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and 32 more will leave heartbroken after the 100th Indianapolis 500. (IndyCar Photo)

After decades of bitter acrimony and controversy over the direction of the sport, Sunday’s 100th Indianapolis 500 will restore the race in all of its grandeur and glory.

More Than 100,000 For Carb Day

More than 100,000 fans attended Carb Day Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (IndyCar photo)

One of the dramatic shifts in focus at the Indianapolis 500 over the past 20 years is how the big crowds that once attended Pole Day have now flocked to Carb Day as the second-biggest day of the Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Team Penske Tops Pit-Stop Competition

The Team Penske pit crew for driver Helio Castroneves won Friday's Pit Stop Competition at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Ginny Heithaus photo)

When Roger Penske arrives at the Indianapolis 500; he wants to win not matter what the competition is. He holds the record for most victories by a team owner in the Indianapolis 500 with 16 and has won two of the first three Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis contests held on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course

INDY NOTES: A New Engine Supplier?

Could a new engine supplier be in the works for the Verizon IndyCar Series? (Eric Schwarzkopf Photo)

It was Indianapolis 500 Media Day on Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as recorders were filled with endless interviews and predictions for Sunday’s 100th Indianapolis 500.

Rahal’s Indy Moment, 30 Years Later

Bobby Rahal in victory lane at the 1986 Indianapolis 500. (IMS photo)

When the fans arrived for the 70th Indianapolis 500 on May 25, 1986 it was pouring at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Brabham Family Has Long Indy History

Matt Brabham will make his Indianapolis 500 debut on Sunday. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Over the 105-year history of the Indianapolis 500, and as the 100th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing is set for Sunday, few families have left an impact on the race that continues to this day than what Sir Jack Brabham accomplished in the 50th anniversary of the race in 1961.

2,886 Laps On Indy’s Mileage Monday

Ed Carpenter (20_ leads Takuma Sato (14), J.R. Hildebrand (6) and Mikail Aleshin during practice Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Eric Schwarzkopf photo)

After the starting lineup for the 100th Indianapolis 500 was set on Sunday, the 33-car starting field participated in a final full day of practice Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in what could be best described as Mileage Monday

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