A total of 2,227 laps were completed, with 33 drivers having taken laps during the month.Buddy Lazier made it 33 as he took the track for the first time.
Brent Musburger, who served as host from 2005–2012, departed the broadcast crew.
Two separate crews will be used for the qualifying weekend and final practice.
The average speed of the race – 187.433 mph (301.644 km/h) – was the fastest Indianapolis 500, breaking the record set in 1990 by Arie Luyendyk.
The 68 lead changes, and 14 different leaders, set during the race are also new records.
The race was broadcast live in high definition in the United States on ABC.
A newcomer to the telecast was Lindsay Czarniak, served as host.Other records set include most cars running at the finish (26), fewest caution laps (21), most laps completed by the field (5,863), as well as a 133-lap caution-free segment from lap 61 through 193.Chevrolet swept the top four finishing positions, and took its first Indianapolis 500 win since 2002, breaking Honda's streak of nine consecutive Indy 500 wins. Allmendinger, Conor Daly, Tristan Vautier, Carlos Muñoz) and four former winners in Hélio Castroneves, Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Buddy Lazier.A private test focused on NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, who tested a car for Andretti Autosport.Busch conducted the evaluation test with the possibility of attempting "Double Duty" in 2014. It was Andretti Autosport's fourth day leading practice, and the second time they swept the top three speeds for the day.As the segment came to a close, the attention focused on Graham Rahal, Josef Newgarden and Simona de Silvestro.