While drivers are likely full of nerves ahead of the race, owners are probably just as anxious.
Paul Blevins, the official flagman of the Indy 500, has been with the series for 20 years. He said the feeling he gets when the cars first start going is indescribable.
t's a tradition that the winner of the Indy 500 gets a bottle of milk.
Drivers and teams are getting in some last-minute preparations ahead of the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Spencer Pigot secured the third spot in the race, and he will be starting alongside his teammate Ed Carpenter.
Sunday is Rahal's 12th Indianapolis 500.
If you've been to the Indianapolis 500 before, there's a chance you may have met Henry, who has been volunteering as a yellow shirt for five decades.
Last year Carpenter came close to a win, coming in second place.
Fans have already started entering the gates at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 103rd Indy 500.
Gates are open at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 is on tap for Sunday.
It's the first time either of them will witness the pageantry of the Indy 500 in person.
The life expectancy of an IndyCar driver has drastically increased even over the last 50 years.
"We're starting a new tradition, so it was a little bit of pressure," Bud Tucker said. He's the Indianapolis Motor Speedway welder and the man creating the bronze bricks to honor A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears, and Al Unser.
When 68-year-old Terry Dean, a huge fan of the race, passed away in 2017, his friends and family knew what they had to do to keep his memory alive.
Many fans will stay in hotels around the city but some will be taking advantage of a more immersive experience right on the track's infield.
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The sound of cars racing around the track for practice Friday was distinct enough to grab anyone's attention near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
On race day, many fans can handle a little rain. But once lightning starts flashing, a crowd of 300,000 fans outside becomes a dangerous combination.
It takes a lot of focus and skill to keep a car on the track for 500 laps going over 200 mph.