• Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, leads Carlos Munoz (26), of Colombia, Josef Newgarden (21), JR Hildebrand (6) and Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, down the main straightway during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Newgarden turns fastest lap in final full Indy 500 practice

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden had the fastest car Monday in the final full practice for the Indianapolis 500.

  • Florence Henderson named grand marshal of Indianapolis 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Actress and Indiana-native Florence Henderson will be grand marshal of the 100th Indianapolis 500 next week.

  • People gather at the scene after a pair of suicide bombings attack in the southern city of Aden, Yemen, Monday, May 23, 2016. Yemeni security officials say that a pair of suicide bombers killed dozens of people in the southern city of Aden. (AP Photo)

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  • In this May 24, 1992, file photo, Al Unser Jr., top, of Albuquerque, N.M., wins the Indianapolis 500 by less than a car length ahead of Scott Goodyear, of Canada, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. In a survey of the 27 living winners of the Indy 500, The Associated Press found the 1992 race won by Al Unser Jr. to be the greatest in history. Other memorable races included Little Al's loss to Emerson Fittipaldi in '89, Sam Hornish Jr.'s victory in 2006 and the second win for the late Dan Wheldon in 2011. (AP Photo/David Boe, File)

    Indy 500 champions choose 1992 finish as greatest race

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay admits to being biased when asked about the greatest race in Indianapolis 500 history. He also makes it clear that picking his own victory in 2014 is based more on merit than ego.

  • James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, celebrates with car owner Same Schmidt after winning the pole during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Hinchcliffe, Schmidt find perfect spot for 100th Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All James Hinchcliffe wanted this week was a good car.

  • Alex Tagliani, of Canada, wrecks during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Kirk Stierwalt)

    Hinchcliffe passes Newgarden on final run for Indy 500 pole

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe completed his remarkable comeback Sunday by beating out American Josef Newgarden for this the Indianapolis 500 pole.

  • Will Power, of Australia, drives out of the pit area during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Chevrolet drivers take top 2 spots at Indy 500 practice

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power and Josef Newgarden finally got Chevrolet to the top of the speed chart Friday.

  • FILe - In this May 27, 2012, file photo, Will Power (12), of Australia, drives under Mike Conway, of England, after they made contact in the first turn during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. High speed, risky maneuvers and a crowded field have always been a dangerous combination at the Indianapolis 500. But at a race that has too often ended in tragedy for drivers, crew members and fans, the most spectacular crashes are often the most unforgettable. (AP Photo/Tom Hemmer, File)

    Some of the worst crashes in Indianapolis 500 history

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — High speed, risky maneuvers and a crowded field have always been a dangerous combination at the Indianapolis 500. But at a race that has too often ended in tragedy for drivers, crew members and fans, the most spectacular crashes are often the most unforgettable. As Indy celebrates its 100th race on May 29, The Associated Press looks back at some of the worst crashes over the past century.

  • Gabby Chaves, of Colombia, watches the action on a monitor in the pit area during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Thursday, May 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Gabby Chaves fastest in Indy 500 practice session

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gabby Chaves led Indianapolis 500 practice Thursday with a fast lap of 227.961 mph as Honda topped the speed chart for the third straight practice session.

  • In this May 29, 2011, file photo, IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, of England, douses himself with milk after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The unusual beverage choice, after a race that lasted hours, was embraced by dairy farmers and has become one of the most unique traditions in sports. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

    Indianapolis 500 moments, from four-time winners to tragedy

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 is full of significant moments, from the return of racing in 1946 to the celebration of four-time race winners, stirring finishes and tragic deaths. With the 100th running of one of the world’s most famous races set for May 29, The Associated Press looks back at some of the most memorable moments in race history in a chronological and completely subjective list: