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Andretti family brushes off so-called curse at Indianapolis

Marco Andretti, left, talks with his grandfather and 1969 Indianapolis 500 champion Mario Andretti during practice before qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015.  (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The roar rose from the crowd with the simple introduction of one of the Indianapolis 500’s all-time stars.

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Hunter-Reay forgotten champion as Indianapolis 500 looms

Ryan Hunter-Reay responds to a question during a news conference before the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Thursday, May 21, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Ryan Hunter-Reay stood in Victory Lane after a thrilling last-lap duel with Helio Castroneves, he had a hard time describing just what winning the Indianapolis 500 meant to him.

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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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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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