If you know anything about Aldo’s story, you might be inclined to feel sorry for him. Mario Andretti’s identical twin crashed violently out of racing in 1969 and watched as his brother became one of the most famous drivers in the world. But the prelude to Aldo’s short career, and what followed, proves that luck matters a lot less than how you react when you have to shift gears.
Alexander Rossi! David Letterman! Lady Gaga! Chris Pine! The 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500—the race, parties, pageantry, and hype—did not disappoint. Here’s a recap.
Hundreds of drivers have started the Indianapolis 500, but only a select few had enough horsepower to make our definitive lineup—and it took more than just checkered flags.
The country-music superstar will hop into a modified Indy car driven by Mario Andretti for a few parade laps before the race.
Is it just us, or do all roads lead to Indiana’s—and the world’s—most famous racetrack?
Quips from Patrick Dempsey, Andrew Luck, Tyler Hubbard, and their overheated fans at the 2015 Indianapolis 500 Red Carpet.
IndyCar driver introductions and other sightings (Dave Letterman!) before the 2015 Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Trackside photos with current IndyCar drivers and past greats at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ahead of the 2015 Indianapolis 500.
Notables lined up for the May 23 event include national stars (Nico & Vinz) and local favorites (Paul George, Gary Brackett).
Jane Pauley, Reggie Miller, Joyce DeWitt, Rupert Boneham, and other Hoosiers share their best Letterman memories.