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The Indianapolis 500 — usually viewed by hundreds of thousands of spectators — will be run in August in front of a crowd capped at 50% capacity, track officials say. Here, cars race in front of fans during last year's event. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Janet Guthrie, 80, a retired professional race car driver, poses for a portrait during Legends Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday. She is the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. Meg Vogel for NPR hide caption

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Listen: Janet Guthrie On Making Indianapolis 500 History

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