Andretti Autosport’s Takuma Sato is the 2017 Indianapolis 500 champion winning a CHAOTIC 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.

The Japanese driver ended the race just ahead of Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves and rookie driver Ed Jones completed the podium for Dale Coyne Racing.

Max Chilton was 4th for Chip Ganassi Racing just ahead of team mate Tony Kanaan.

Juan Pablo Montoya ended the race in 6th place for Team Penske just ahead of Alexander Rossi. The race made history with 14 lead changes.

Marco Andretti ended the race in eighth just ahead of Harding Racing’s Gabby Chaves with AJ Foyt Racing’s Carlos Munoz rounding out the top ten.

Ed Carpenter ended the race in 11th place just ahead of Graham Rahal and Carlos Munoz.

Simon Pagenaud was 14th just ahead of Sebastien Saavedra and  JR Hildebrand. Pippa Mann was 17th for Dale Coyne Racing just ahead of Spencer Pigot and Josef Newgarden rounding out the order.

It was the the greatest spectacle in race, completely action packed from start to finish. Fernando Alonso did a fantastic job for McLaren Honda Andretti but was forced to retire from the race with an engine failure.

  • Next stop for the Verizon IndyCar Series is the Belle Isle Grand Prix next weekend with Helio Castroneves leading the points standings with a three way tie for second place between Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato, Scott Dixon and reigning series champion Simon Pagenaud.
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