May 22, 2008
Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney sizes up two high-speed spectacles.
 
Indianapolis 500
Speed Racer
Debuted
1911 1967
Episodes
Upcoming race is 92nd running 52 cartoons, one movie
Top Speed
Pole-sitter Scott Dixon went 226.366 mph Mach Five goes 258 mph
Length
500 miles 135 minutes
Jack
Arute From Lost
Cost
$59-$412 a ticket $120 million budget
Greatest
Spectacle in racing Bomb of the year (has made a little over $31 million at the box office)
Power Family
Andrettis, Foyts, Hulmans, Rahals, Unsers Wachowskis
Drink
Milk ing game
Leading Lady
Danica Patrick Trixie
 

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