The Indianapolis 500 is a big deal
First, here in the Circle City, the Indianapolis 500 is a big deal. And by big, I mean well-over 300,000 people come from both near and far too attend the race, making it the largest attended sporting event in the world. Which for anyone planning a leisure drive anywhere near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway come late May, means one, be prepared for a lot of traffic; and two, just go ahead and plan your Sunday drive for another Sunday.
Want to know more? Here’s what you need to know including how to dress, how long to stay in town and where you can watch the race if you don’t go to the speedway … which, as it turns out, isn’t anywhere in Indy …
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