The Indy 500 is the most famous race in motorsports. At speeds of over 220 mph, drivers tear around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 500 miles, or 200 laps. But while navigating an oval racetrack may seem fairly straightforward, surviving just one lap of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” requires a true expert behind the wheel. We talked to Andretti Autosport driver and winner of 2016’s Indy 500 Alexander Rossi who took us through each and every turn.
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Pro Driver Breaks Down Why The Indy 500 Is So Difficult | Turn By Turn