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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Rossi Wins at Indianapolis

Having not even seen the Indianapolis Motor Speedway until this past Easter, Andretti Autosport rookie Alexander Rossi has won the 100th Running of the Indy 500.

Leading 9 laps from lap 129 to 138, Rossi lost the lead to Helio Castroneves but would recover when it mattered. On lap 197 after team owner Bryan Herta made the right pit strategy, Rossi took the lead for good and became the 10th rookie to win at Indianapolis.

The Results:

1) Alexander Rossi
2) Carlos Munoz
3) Josef Newgarden
4) Tony Kanaan
5) Charlie Kimball
6) JR Hildebrand
7) James Hinchcliffe
8) Scott Dixon
9) Sebastien Bourdais
10) Will Power
11) Helio Castroneves
12) Oriol Servia
13) Marco Andretti
14) Graham Rahal
15) Max Chilton
16) Jack Hawksworth
17) Alex Tagliani
18) Pippa Mann - 1 Lap Down
19) Simon Pagenaud - 1 Lap Down
20) Gabby Chaves - 1 Lap Down
21) Townsend Bell - 1 Lap Down
22) Matt Brabham - 1 Lap Down
23) Bryan Clauson - 2 Lap Down
24) Ryan Hunter-Reay - 2 Lap Down
25) Spencer Pigot - 5 Lap Down
26) Takuma Sato - Contact
27) Mikhail Aleshin - Contact
28) Stefan Wilson - Electrical
29) Conor Daly - Contact
30) Buddy Lazier - Mechanical
31) Ed Carpenter - Mechanical
32) Sage Karam - Contact
33) Juan Pablo Montoya - Contact

55 lead changes
13 leaders
- Hunter-Reay - 52 laps
- Hinchcliffe - 27 laps
- Castroneves - 24 laps
- Kanaan - 19 laps
- Rossi - 14 laps
- Newgarden - 14 laps
- Bell - 12 laps
- Tagliani - 11 laps
- Munoz - 10 laps
- Power - 8 laps
- Hildebrand - 4 laps
- Clauson - 3 laps
- Karam - 2 laps


Stats Broken:

Tony Kanaan has passed Johnny Rutherford, Bill Holland and Jim Clark on the all-time lap leader list and sits 17th. He's just 25 laps from Dario Franchitti.

Tony Kanaan has broken his tie with Al Unser and Mario Andretti with the 2nd most races led with 12. A.J. Foyt has 13.

Michael Andretti broke his tie with Pat Patrick, Bob Wilke and Mike Boyle with his 4th win. Andretti is only behind Penske, Ganassi and Lou Moore.

Honda broke their tie with Cosworth with their 11th Indianapolis 500 win. They now trail just Offy with 27 and Miller with 12.

Alexander Rossi became just the 10th Rookie to win the race. Rossi joins Harroun '11, Jules Goux '13, René Thomas '14, Frank Lockhart '26, George Souders '27, Louis Meyer '28, Graham Hill '66, Juan Pablo Montoya '00 and Helio Castroneves '01.

Helio Castroneves is now 5th on the all-time mileage list for the Indianapolis 500. After passing Arie Luyendyk and Mario Andretti he sits behind just A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, Al Unser Jr. and Gordon Johncock.

Photos by: Paul Dalbey








































































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