By Bill Marvel
The Casey County News
At the 100th running of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 29th this year, some 350,000 fans watched as Rookie Alexander Rossi won the gamble at the end by slowing down. As his competitors tried to catch him, they sped up requiring a refuel late in the event and lost ground. This allowed Rossi to capture the Indy 500.
This last week approximately 15,000 people were on the five hundred acres of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway grounds on 16th Street in Speedway, Ind.