FILE - In this May 30, 1967, file photo, Mario Andretti (1) leads the field at the start of the 51st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The race had to be stopped for rain, and was restarted the following day. Gordon Johncock (3), far left, and  A.J. Foyt (14), center, the eventual race winner, also compete. When it came to deciding the greatest rivalry, Foyt, Andretti and Bobby Unser received the most attention. 1986 winner Bobby Rahal says "the greatest rivalry had to be A.J. Foyt against anyone else." (AP Photo, File)

Indy 500 winners pick the greatest drivers, race and more

FILE - In this May 28, 2006, file photo, Sam Hornish Jr., left, pumps his fist as he beats Marco Andretti to the finish line to win the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The Associated Press has updated its survey of living Indianapolis 500 winners and their pick as the greatest race in the long history of the event. There are six races that received multiple votes, topped by Al Unser Jr.’s victory over Scott Goodyear in 1992 — the closest Indy 500 in history. The others are Emerson Fittipaldi's win in 1989; Hornish's win in 2006; the 1982 battle between Rick Mears and Gordon Johncock; the 2011 race won by the late Dan Wheldon; and the 2014 thriller won by Ryan Hunter-Reay. (AP Photo/Dave Parker, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017, file photo, baseball fans cheer from the right field bleacher seats after a rain delay in a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers in New York. The crippling grip the coronavirus pandemic has had on the sports world has forced universities, leagues and franchises to evaluate how they might someday welcome back fans. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway is empty, Sunday, May 24, 2020, in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis 500 was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The race will instead be held Aug. 23, three months later than its May 24 scheduled date. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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Denny Hamlin (11) drives followed by Chase Elliott (9) and Joey Logano (22) during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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FILE - In this June 10, 2017, file photo, Will Power, of Australia, pumps his fist as he crosses the finish line under yellow to win an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, in Fort Worth, Texas. IndyCar is getting ready for an all-in-one-day season opener on the fast track in Texas, more than 2 ½ months after drivers were set to roll on the streets of St. Pete. The pandemic-delayed season is now set to open Saturday, June 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

IndyCar ready to race after pandemic delayed start of season

The stars of IndyCar were in Florida preparing to start their season when the coronavirus pandemic slammed the brakes on those plans 48 hours before the green flag.