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Start your engines: 100 stories in 100 days

Posted at 9:59 AM, Feb 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-19 23:55:10-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- It's called "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for a reason.

And the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 will be a celebration of the century.

We've been there for 60 years as the premiere media to get your fix on all things from the Speedway, and the only place to see the race.

So we're celebrating in style, too. 

Over the next 100 days, tune in every day to RTV6 News at 6 p.m. for a storytelling experience from history, chronicling all 100 races leading up to May 29th when the green flag drops. Then, go to to dive in to even more information about the year and the race we profile that day.

If the stories about our city's most unique treasure aren't a draw enough, how about some tickets?

We're running a series of sweepstakes, giving away a Family Four-Pack of tickets to the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 every two weeks, alongside a second prize of various other Speedway-related giveaways such as practice tickets, qualifications and Carb Day.

All you have to do is tune in at 6 p.m., make sure you jot down the daily Trivia Answer, return to and enter in the answer for a daily chance to win!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!!!

Relive last year's Indy 500:
CRASHES: Indy 500 gets off to a rough start | VIDEO: Juan Pablo Montoya pit stop | Juan Pablo Montoya WINS the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 | Champ, rookie of the year fined after race | PHOTOS: 99th running of the Indy 500 | PHOTOS: The Greatest Spectacle in People Watching | PHOTOS: Scenes from the Snake Pit | PHOTOS: Multiple crashes slow the Indy 500 | PHOTOS: Shirtless at the 500, were you spotted? | WATCH: James Hinchcliffe sent to ICU after practice crash


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