Japan's Takuma Sato held off three-time champ Helio Castroneves after re-taking the lead with less than 10 laps to go to visit the winner's circle for his first time at the 101st running of the Indy 500.
Sato became the 71st different winner of the "greatest spectacle in sport" held annualy at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 101st Indy 500 is scheduled for Sunday. Thanks to a very competitive field, this year’s race could live up to the event’s nickname: “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Here’s a preview of the action:
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tony Kanaan was fastest in the final round of practice for the 100th Indy 500, posting a lap of 226.280 mph to highlight a frantic Carb Day that saw Pippa Mann back slam the wall midway through the session.
Carlos Munoz spent most of the hour-long practice Friday, later extended by 10 minutes, atop the charts...