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
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.