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Racing legends, rookies hope to make 500 history

Posted at 12:08 AM, May 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-20 00:18:33-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 means a lot of things for a lot of different people.

For Team Penske owner Roger Penske -- the winningest owner in 500 history -- the race marks 50 years in auto racing. For the five rookies participating for the first time, it's a chance to add their names to the history books.

Watch our full Trackside 6 special on this year's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in the video player above, or watch individual segments below. If you missed our first special, you can watch it here.

Roger Penske aiming to rewrite history books, again

As the Indianapolis 500 celebrates its 100th anniversary, team owner Roger Penske is celebrating an anniversary of his own. The IMS Museum is featuring a "50 Years of Penske" exhibit about the winningest team owner in 500 history.

Rookies prepare for 100th running of the Indy 500

Five rookies will be competing in the Indianapolis 500 this year. One of them grew up watching the race in Europe. Another has never seen an Indianapolis 500 in his life. Both are hoping to parlay their Formula 1 backgrounds into success at the Speedway.

Jimmy Vasser brings auto racing to Napa Valley

When Jimmy Vasser isn't nestled in a noisy pit row, he's kicking it in the heart of Napa Valley. Vasser's love of wine started out as a hobby, but has blossomed into ownership of a vineyard.