Watch: Top 5 qualifying heartbreaks in Indy 500 history (video)


As we near the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500, NBC Sports will be counting down some of the top moments in the race’s illustrious history, right up until May 26.

Today’s countdown features the top five qualifying heartbreaks, including James Hinchcliffe running out of time in 2018, Sebastien Bourdais’ heavy crash in 2017, Team Penske being shut out of the race in 1995 after winning the previous two years, and Bobby Rahal’s failure to qualify in 1993.

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