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The Greatest Spectacle in Racing remains an American icon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more death than anyone cares to recall.

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing might as well be called the Greatest Survivor in Sports.

Through it all, though, this iconic event in America's heartland has endured. And after another round of pageantry, another rendition of "Back Home Again in Indiana," it will run Sunday for the 100th time.

Standings: NASCAR Sprint Cup

As of: GEICO 500
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kevin Harvick3512
2Kyle Busch3424
3Carl Edwards3371
4Jimmie Johnson3293
5Joey Logano3165
6Kurt Busch3126
7Brad Keselowski3009
8Dale Earnhardt Jr.2797
9Martin Truex Jr.27410
10Austin Dillon27212
11Chase Elliott27111
12Denny Hamlin2698

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