Professional stunt driver Tanner Foust flies through the air on the way to setting a new world record by jumping 332 feet in a Pro 2 truck at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before the Indianapolis 500. The toy brand Hot Wheels installed a giant ramp at the historic speedway hoping to break Johnny Greaves' current world record of 301 feet.
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The line of celebrities at the Indy 500 included Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan.
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Kelly Clarkson and Seal sing the national anthem.
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Racing legend Mario Andretti, 1969 Indy 500 winner, drives a classic car before the race.
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The green flag was waved shortly after noon.
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Danica Patrick nearly didn't make the 33-driver field in qualifying. She started 25th in her seventh Indy 500.
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Scott Dixon of New Zealand and Target Chip Ganassi Racing leads the field in to turn one.
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Will Power enters pit lane missing a wheel early in the race.
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E.J. Viso (59) crashes after contact with James Hinchcliffe (06) during the 95th
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Sparks fly as Japanese driver Takuma Sato hits the wall.
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Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, speeds down the front straightaway during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.
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Jim Nabors waves before singing "Back Home Again in Indiana" before the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Danica Patrick, who led for part of the race, covers her face in the pits after finishing 10th in the Indianapolis 500.
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Bryan Herta Autosport driver Dan Wheldon of England pours milk on himself after winning the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500.
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Dan Wheldon kisses the bricks with his team owner Bryan Herta and a crew member after winning the 95th running of the Indianapolis 500.
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Bryan Herta Autosport driver Dan Wheldon wins as Panther Racing driver J. R. Hildebrand crashes on the final turn of the final lap.
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JR Hildebrand crashes into the wall on the final lap of the Indianapolis 500.
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JR Hildebrand reacts next to track safety personnel after he crashed on the final lap.
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