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Indy 500 2012: The Expected Record Heat Wave Will Make for an Interesting Race

It's going to be an absolute scorcher at the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday and that's going to have some interesting effects on the race.There are plenty of intriguing story lines. Can Ryan Briscoe grab the checkered flag after winning the pole by the skin of his teeth? Will Helio Castroneves be able to win his fourth Indianapolis 500, tying A.J. Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears for the most ever?But the most interesting of all is what kind of impact that the expected heat wave will have on the drivers and the cars.Temperatures are expected to be well into the 90s by the noon start time on Sunday and could surpass the highest ever recorded at the Indy 500. The current record race-time temperature was seen in 1937 at 92 degrees. The temperature ...

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