Hélio Castroneves becomes part of forever as he scored his record-equalling fourth victory at the Indy 500, ahead of young Spaniard Álex Palou.
With aero tweaks to aid passing, cooler race day temperatures and the return of fans, America’s greatest race will be back to its best on Sunday.
Scott Dixon described his pole-winning run during Fast Nine qualifying for the 105th Indianapolis 500 as a “pretty hairy” and “tense” ordeal.
Scott Dixon took his fourth Indy 500 pole, leading the fastest field in the race’s history ahead of young stars Colton Herta and Rinus VeeKay.
Will Power, Simona de Silvestro, and Sage Karam will start the Indy 500 but veteran Charlie Kimball and rookie RC Enerson failed to make the cut.
The 2018 Indy 500 winner Will Power is the biggest name not yet qualified for this year’s race, as Scott Dixon was fastest in Saturday qualifying.
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya endured a tough return to IndyCar last weekend, starting last and finishing 21st in Saturday’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Two misfortunes in as many races have seen Jack Harvey plunge from fifth to 13th in the championship and cost him a victory chance on Saturday.
Rinus VeeKay says Indianapolis 500 success is a realistic target after scoring his first victory and ending Ed Carpenter’s five-year wait for a win.
Romain Grosjean said losing victory to Rinus VeeKay taught him an important difference between IndyCar races and Formula 1 grands prix.
Romain Grosjean led more than half the Grand Prix of Indianapolis from pole position but Rinus Veekay emerged ahead to score his first IndyCar win.