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Pace driver Jeff Gordon says he will never race in Indy 500

Pace car driver Jeff Gordon, left, talks with former Indy 500 champion Dario Franchitti before driving the pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car.

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Dixon loses speed late and fades to 4th in Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, makes a pit stop during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon had his second Indianapolis 500 victory in sight and a powerful Chevrolet that led him to believe he could park it in victory lane.

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Juan’s World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia, celebrates after winning the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable — even to his three teammates, who all believed they were legitimate contenders to win the Indianapolis 500.

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Juan Pablo Montoya wins the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya wins the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.

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Indy 500 fans give new traffic roundabout thumbs up

Jordin Sparks sings the national anthem before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 10-man a cappella group Straight No Chaser won over Indianapolis 500 fans on Sunday with a harmonized version of “Back Home Again in Indiana” a year after “Gomer Pyle” star Jim Nabors crooned his final version of the ode to Indiana.

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