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Colts players enjoy Indianapolis 500 experience

100th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images

On Sunday, the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 took place, meaning that it was a big day for the city of Indianapolis.

The tradition is one of the things the city (and state) is most known for, especially before Peyton Manning arrived to play for the Colts. This year's race was perhaps the biggest in history, as the spectacle reached new heights for the 100th rendition. The finish was thrilling, as rookie Alexander Rossi took a gamble on his fuel and incredibly made it past the finish line with the checkered flag waving before his fuel finally ran out.

A crowd of more than 350,000 people showed up to watch the race, and several Indianapolis Colts players also joined in with the festivities.

Punter Pat McAfee actually sponsored a car through Shirts for America, as the company was the sponsor for Connor Daly. Unfortunately, Daly's race ended early when he couldn't avoid a wreck and got caught up in it himself, but McAfee was still proud to be a sponsor and enjoyed the experience.

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton also took part during the day, as they hung out on SportsCenter on Sunday morning.

Earlier in the week, Luck got the chance to take a ride in one of the cars:

Colts offensive lineman Joe Reitz took part in the parade:

A little over a week ago, the Colts rookies enjoyed a trip to tour Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Several other Colts enjoyed the Indianapolis 500 race day experience as well.

Me and The OG At The Race Today #Indy500

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