1. America Finally Makes A Name For Itself In Auto Racing — U.S. Driver Wins Indy 500 For First Time In Eight Years

When Ryan Hunter-Reay beat Brazilian racer Helio Castroneves across the finish in the Indianapolis 500 over the weekend, he became the first American to win the race billed as "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" since 2006. Maybe Americans will now start to take a shine to this sporting event.