100 FOR INDY 500

Submitted by ub on Sun, 05/29/2016 - 10:22

A rookie driver won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 by preserving his fuel and crossing the finish line on fumes.

The premier national events of the US sporting calendar had a record crowd of 350 thousand to watch the iconic race, which was available on TV for the first time in 66 years.

CITY IMAGES correspondent Dn Hickey was one of the people who attended this historic event.

Indy 500 live blog: Rookie Alexander Rossi wins on fumes via @indystar

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Indy 500: Rookie Alexander Rossi wins 100th running via @usatodaysports

PHOTO: Dan Hickey