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Indianapolis 500


The Indianapolis 500 can seat over a quarter of a million fans in the permanent stadium seating alone.
  premier race of Indy car racing; 500 mile race on Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway in Indiana
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  • The Indianapolis 500 can seat over a quarter of a million fans in the permanent stadium seating alone.
  • When Freddy first saw it, he shouted, "Woo-hoo!" like I’d just won the Indy 500.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Just a baby, drowning in an oversized Indy 500 shirt, complete with checkered flags and a bright green race car.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • He snuck around his neighborhood with bags full of flour, launching guerrilla attacks on windshields of passing cars, and one Memorial Day weekend, he wedged himself into a car trunk to sneak into the infield of the Indy 500.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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  • How am I gonna get down it to go to the market if you got it set up like the Indy 500?
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • After I picked up the wooden crate addressed to me at the bus station, I told the driver I was in a hurry and we went careening through the streets as if we were in the Indianapolis 500.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • They took in the Indy 500, the Kentucky Derby, road-tripped down to Disneyland, and he guided her through the architecture of his personal cathedral at that time, the storied granite walls of Yosemite.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The buildup to the Memorial Day Indy 500, normally a huge sporting event, was all but squeezed out of the nation’s press; in the San Francisco Chronicle, coverage of the auto race was buried on page 24, alongside an interpretation of the tides.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • He couldn’t wait to see the Indy 500 again.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Indianapolis 500 [8] , NASCAR (auto racing) [8] , Jeff Gordon [9]
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