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The year 2016 is going to be a memorable year for the sports lovers as the calendar is packed up with several sports events. For a long period, the sports fans have tumble down to watch the fastest car race on the most famous racetrack in the world. Like other years, this year also you may not miss the Indy 500 while there are some other games that are going to be presented before you with the same appeal and zeal as they do years after years.
Let’s have a look on the top 3 sports event in the USA in 2016 so that you can add them immediately in your bucket list.
Like every year, this year also make yourself prepare to hear that famous announcement “Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines” on the Memorial Day Sunday. Yes, it’s the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway where a few hundred thousand fans are going to gather to watch their favorite car racing event the Indy 500. In fact, the race is considered to be the most attended sport event attended in a single day in this world.
For the Indy 500, everything seems to be larger than life- for example the ‘Brickyard’ as the biggest sports facility in the world where you can find more around quarter million seats as well as standing rooms for more than 100,000. Surprisingly, all the eight landmarks of the world could fit inside of its Speedway- Yankee Stadium, Churchill Downs, Rome’s Colosseum, the White House, the Taj Mahal, Liberty Island, the Rose Bowl and even Vatican City.
This year, the Indy 500 is going to be more special as it will be the 100th running greatest spectacle racing. Therefore, it is going to break all the records in 2016. So do not miss to be a part of that momentous event in the history of the USA sports.
Another sport event with older tradition than Indy is Kentucky Derby. This year it is going to be held on next May 7 for the 142nd time. If you want to feel some, thrilling in the ‘most exciting two minutes in sports’ prepare yourself to attend this ‘must-experience’ sport event of 2016 in the USA.
Kentucky Derby has been preserving those rich Derby traditions together with the marching bands, the universal legacy of the most famous winners and the rose garland draped around the neck of the winning horse apart from the elaborate hats of women as its spectators.
U.S. Open Tennis
For the hardcore tennis lovers as well as other sports lovers, the U.S Open Tennis is always favorite. Held in the venue of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center this tournament will be played for two weeks longer. This year the U.S Open Tennis will be held from 29th August to 12th September where the matches will be played in twenty-two courts. If you are interested to watch the matches as a dedicated tennis fan, you need to plan ahead as there are only limited number of prime seats.