Indy 500 Archive

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  • 1991
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The Indy 500 is one of the most iconic and prestigious motorsports events in the world, attracting thousands of race fans every year. And for those who want to relive the thrills and excitement of past races, as well as delve into the history of this iconic event, the Indy 500 Archive from Motor Trend OnDemand is the perfect viewing experience.

Featuring an extensive collection of race footage, interviews, behind-the-scenes stories and more, this show takes viewers on an immersive journey through the history of the Indy 500, from its early beginnings to the modern-day spectacle that it is today. With episodes ranging from historical highlights to in-depth profiles of the sport's biggest stars, this show has something for every fan of motorsports.

One of the standout features of the show is the incredible collection of race footage that it offers. Many of the most iconic moments from past Indy 500 races are featured, including some of the most thrilling finishes in the event's history. Whether you're a fan of the high-octane action on the track, or simply want to relive some of the most unforgettable moments from the event's storied history, the Indy 500 Archive has something for you.

But the archive is not just about the racing action. It also takes a behind-the-scenes look at the people who make the event possible, from the drivers and pit crews, to the track officials and support staff. Through exclusive interviews and in-depth profiles, viewers can get a sense of the passion and dedication that goes into making the Indy 500 such a unique and special event.

For those who are interested in the history of motorsports, the show offers a fascinating look back at the early days of the Indy 500, when the track was made of brick, and speeds were much slower than they are today. Through archival footage and interviews with historians and experts, viewers can learn about the pioneers who helped shape the event into the spectacle it is today.

In addition to the historical content, the Indy 500 Archive also provides a comprehensive look at modern-day racing, with profiles of some of the biggest stars in the sport, as well as coverage of recent races and events. From young up-and-comers to seasoned veterans, there are plenty of drivers to get excited about, and the show does an excellent job of capturing the talent and passion that fuels their success.

Overall, the Indy 500 Archive from Motor Trend OnDemand is a must-watch show for anyone who loves motorsports, or simply wants to learn more about the history and legacy of the Indy 500. With a wealth of exciting race footage, insightful interviews, and behind-the-scenes stories, there is something for everyone in this comprehensive look at one of the world's greatest sporting events.

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The 2009 Indianapolis 500-Hello the 3rd
10. The 2009 Indianapolis 500-Hello the 3rd
May 25, 2009
Witness the inspiring victory of H©lio Castroneves as he scores his third Indy 500 win, becoming the first foreign-born three-time winner of the race-all while under federal charges of tax evasion and conspiracy! Thankfully, he was acquitted of all charges and not sent to prison.
The 2008 Indianapolis 500-Unification
9. The 2008 Indianapolis 500-Unification
May 26, 2008
The 2008 Indy 500 was the first race that featured a full complement of IndyCar series and Champ Car teams. The two separate open-wheel organizations came together to race for the first time since 1995. Scott Dixon of New Zealand won the race from the pole position.
The 2007 Indianapolis 500-Dario's Rain
8. The 2007 Indianapolis 500-Dario's Rain
May 28, 2007
Watch the 91st Indianapolis 500 and Dario Franchitti as he achieves the first of four Indy 500 career victories. After numerous rain delays and an accident, race officials halted the race on lap 166. Franchitti was declared the winner after leading the race for 34 laps. The year 2007 was the first time an ethanol fuel was used in Indycars after 42 years of using methanol.
The 2006 Indianapolis 500-Pass the Marco
7. The 2006 Indianapolis 500-Pass the Marco
May 29, 2006
For the first time in the history of the Indy 500, a driver made a pass for the lead on the final lap of the race to claim victory: The year was 2006, the winning driver was Sam Hornish Jr., and the runner-up was rookie Marco Andretti. See all the moments that lead up to this amazing pass in the 90th Indianapolis 500 and the third closest finish in the history of the event.
The 2005 Indianapolis 500-Wheldon and Patrick
6. The 2005 Indianapolis 500-Wheldon and Patrick
May 30, 2005
Although Dan Wheldon would win the 89th Indianapolis 500 to become only the second British-born winner since Graham Hill in 1966, the majority of the media's attention was fixed on rookie Danica Patrick. Patrick led three times for a total of 19 laps and won the Rookie of the Year award, becoming the first female driver in Indy history to lead laps during the race.
The 2004 Indianapolis 500-Rice is Nice
5. The 2004 Indianapolis 500-Rice is Nice
May 31, 2004
Relive Buddy Rice's dominant win at the Indy 500 in 2004. After taking the pole position, winning the pit stop contest, and leading for more laps than anyone in the race, he would take First Place at the 88th Indy 500 for team owners Bobby Rahal and David Letterman.
The 2003 Indianapolis 500-de Ferran's Day
4. The 2003 Indianapolis 500-de Ferran's Day
May 26, 2003
Watch the 87th Indianapolis 500 as H©lio Castroneves tries to go down in history as the first driver to win three Indy 500 races in a row. Penske teammate Gil de Ferran would ultimately come out on top, but the duo finished 1-2, with de Ferran winning his first Indy 500.
The 2002 Indianapolis 500-2 for 2
3. The 2002 Indianapolis 500-2 for 2
May 27, 2002
After a controversial victory over Paul Tracy, H©lio Castroneves would win the 2002 Indy 500, becoming the fifth driver in Indy 500 history to win back-to-back races. Watch the 86th running of the Indy 500 to decide for yourself who should have walked away with the championship.
The 2001 Indianapolis 500-Climbing to Victory
2. The 2001 Indianapolis 500-Climbing to Victory
May 28, 2001
For the 85th Indianapolis 500 Race in 2001, another rookie to the 500, H©lio Castroneves, would take the checkered flag. Penske Racing swept First and Second with Gil de Ferran the runner-up.
The 2000 Indianapolis 500-Juan For The Ages
1. The 2000 Indianapolis 500-Juan For The Ages
May 29, 2000
In 2000, four years after the split between CART and IRL-and much to the delight of fans-the Indy 500 saw the return of two-time winner Al Unser Jr. and Chip Ganassi Racing, a CART-based team. During the race, Juan Pablo Montoya would lead for 167 laps and become the first rookie winner since Graham Hill in 1966.
  • Premiere Date
    May 27, 1991