Indy 2011: The story so far

Indy 2011: The story so far

Preparations for the Indianapolis 500's centenary race have thrown up a number of surprises, including the first pole at the event for a Canadian driver and long faces at Andretti Autosport. Matt Beer is your guide to the Month of May so far

With the biggest entry in years - and in many drivers' opinion, perhaps the highest quality ever - the Indianapolis 500's centenary race could potentially recapture the glory of the event's halcyon years.

The practice and qualifying weeks certainly featured more than enough incident and intrigue, and some heart-warming storylines as many of the usual big guns floundered and some highly popular underdogs came to the fore.

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