Sunday, May 24, 2015

Montoya Wins At Indianapolis

Juan Pablo Montoya is your 2015 Indianapolis 500 champion.

With just 3 laps remaining in the 200 lap race, Montoya made the pass on Scott Dixon for the lead and never relinquished.


1. Juan Pablo Montoya
2. Will Power
3. Charlie Kimball
4. Scott Dixon
5. Graham Rahal
6. Marco Andretti
7. Helio Castroneves
8. JR Hildebrand
9. Josef Newgarden
10. Simon Pagenaud
11. Sebastien Bourdais
12. Ryan Briscoe
13. Takuma Sato
14. Townsend Bell
15. Ryan Hunter-Reay
16. Gabby Chaves
17. Alex Tagliani
18. James Jakes
19. Simona de Silvestro
20. Carlos Munoz
21. Justin Wilson
22. Pippa Mann
23. Sebastian Saavedra
24. Jack Hawksworth
25. Stefano Coletti
26. Tony Kanaan
27. James Davison
28. Tristan Vautier
29. Oriol Servia
30. Ed Carpenter
31. Bryan Clauson
32. Sage Karam
33. Conor Daly

Historical Stats:

The .1046 margin of victory today was the 4th closest in history. Behind '92, '14 and '06.

With 84 laps led, Scott Dixon moves from 13th to 10th on the all-time list. He jumps Billy Arnold, Rick Mears and Michael Andretti.

Kanaan moves from 24th to 20th, leapfrogging Mauri Rose, Rodger Ward, Rex Mays and Helio Castroneves.

Charlie Kimball ran the 6th quickest fastest lap of the race of all-time with a 226.712mph speed on lap 102.

Montoya is the first driver to win in the No. 2 since Al Unser in 1978.

The 16th win for Penske expands his lead over Lou Moore and Chip Ganassi who have 5.

With his 500 miles today, Helio Castroneves has jumped to 7th on the all-time mileage leaders list over Johnny Rutherford and Buddy Lazier with 7,135.

Chevrolet's win was their 9th, breaking their tie with Ford for 5th all-time.

Tony Kanaan is now tied for 2nd all-time with 11 races led. Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves are tied for 5th with 10 races with a lap led.


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