Why don't more F1 drivers do the Indy 500?
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Why don't more F1 drivers do the Indy 500?

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, Mark Glendenning

The Indianapolis 500 is one of motorsport's three greatest races. So why doesn't it attract more drivers from elsewhere? MARK GLENDENNING explains it's more than just a date clash

On the surface, it's such a simple question: Why don't more Formula 1 drivers race in the Indianapolis 500?

The current divide between F1 and Indy feels every bit a big as the Atlantic Ocean that separates them geographically, and certainly larger than whatever gulf might exist between F1 and the Le Mans 24 Hours.

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