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IndyCar still trying to find answers to frightening crashes

Ed Carpenter hits the wall in the second turn during practice before qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Carpenter walked away from the crash and has been released from he track hospital after being checked. (AP Photo/Greg Huey)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Questions concerning the level of safety headed into the Indianapolis 500 continued to mount Monday after James Hinchcliffe was injured in a crash.

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Hinchcliffe taken to hospital after another wreck at Indy

James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, hits the wall in the third turn during practice for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 18, 2015.   (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Jimmy Dawson)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was taken to a hospital for surgery on his left leg Monday after slamming his car into the wall at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Dixon claims Indy 500 pole, breaks up Penske monopoly

Scott Dixon, center, of New Zealand, celebrates with wife Emma, left, and daughter Tilly, 3, after qualifying on the pole for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One minute, Scott Dixon thought the numbers were a mistake.

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Ed Carpenter crashes during the Indianapolis 500 practice

Ed Carpenter hits the wall in the second turn during practice before qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Carpenter walked away from the crash and has been released from he track hospital after being checked. (AP Photo/Jamie Gallagher)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar officials chose safety over speed Sunday.

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Indianapolis officials planning to renovate track

Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia, drives through the first turn during practice on the first day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 16, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in a race against time.

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