In many people's minds, open-wheel racing is the BEST form of car racing. They would choose it above any other kind of racing, including NASCAR, 24-hour endurance racing, touring cars and go-karts, for example.
But what makes open-wheel racing so exciting? Well, it has a rich history and time and time again, it has proved that close racing is something people want to see. And in American open-wheel racing, this is certainly what they get with driver skill often playing a crucial part in separating evenly matched cars.
Of course, the race they all want to win is the big daddy of the sport, the Indy 500. Held for over 100 years, this race comes with not only an incredible history but with the honor and prestige only a top race such as this can give. If you win the Indy 500, you certainly have made it in open-wheel racing in America. And some drivers have won it four times!
Just how much do you know about open-wheel racing in America? Here, we are primarily talking about IndyCar series or the various names that it has been called over the years.
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