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Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 is an American race for automobiles held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. This race gives its name to the "Indy Car[?]" class of racecars.

Janet Guthrie[?] became the first woman to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 1977.

The first Indianapolis 500 ended at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 30, 1911 with Ray Harroun becoming the first winner of the 500-mile auto race.

Previous winners:

Winners of the Indianapolis 500 not born in the United States:

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