20-year-old Woodbury man racing in Indianapolis 500

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A Woodbury race car driver is getting ready for one of Formula racing's biggest events of the year.

Santino Ferrucci, 20, will be racing in the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday.


This will be Ferrucci's first time driving in the major race. 


He will begin final preparations Friday, including a two-hour practice session.


He says he is excited about the race and hopes to inspire young people.

Ferrucci visited a children's hospital in Indianapolis Wednesday for a meet and greet.

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