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Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives through the first turn during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 22, 2015.  (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.

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Indy 500 broadcast to introduce real-time telemetry to fans

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, the car driven by Townsend Bell is pulled to the pit before the start of the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 22, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — During the broadcast of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, fans watching on television will be able to see just how much physical strain is put on a driver’s body during the race.

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Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

In this May 17, 2015 photo, Carlos Huertas, of Colombia, takes off his helmet after he qualified for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.  Huertas has been ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed to pass a medical exam. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 on Friday after failing a routine medical exam, and veteran driver Tristan Vautier was chosen to replace him in the No. 18 car for Dale Coyne Racing for Sunday’s 99th running of the race.

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Ganassi: Kyle Larson could someday start in Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon, center, of New Zealand, laughs with car owner Chip Ganassi, left, after qualifying on the pole for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Team owner Chip Ganassi is leaving the door open for rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson to someday compete in the Indianapolis 500.

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Jack Harvey wins Indy Lights race under caution at IMS

Jack Harvey, of England, celebrates after wining the Freedom 100 Indy Lights race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 22, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jack Harvey won the Indy Lights race under caution Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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