Sato holds off Castroneves, wins Indy 500
Helio Castroneves' bid for a fourth Indianapolis 500 trophy was spoiled Sunday by Takuma Sato, who took the lead with five laps remaining and held on for the victory.
Sato holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500.
Takuma Sato passes Helio Castroneves with a few laps remaining and hangs on to win the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.
Ric Flair, Jake Gyllenhaal among celebrities in attendance at Indy 500
There were several celebrity sightings at the 101st running of the Indy 500 on Sunday.
Sato describes 'unbelievable feeling' after Indy 500 win.
Andretti Autosport's Takuma Sato reflects on his first Indianapolis 500 triumph after taking the ceremonial sip of milk.
McLaren 'not surprised' by Honda engine letdown
McLaren's Formula One boss Zak Brown said it was "shocking", but not surprising, to see Fernando Alonso's rookie Indy 500 appearance scuppered by a Honda engine failure.
Bourdais, on crutches, happy to attend Indy 500
Eight days after a scary crash during Indy 500 qualifying left him hospitalized, Sebastien Bourdais returned to take in the sights and sounds of race day. The French driver used crutches to get around the speedway and discussed his desire to return.
Castroneves: 'I really thought we had it.'
Second-place finisher Helio Castroneves thinks he "bent the throttle" in his back-and-forth battle with Takuma Sato at the Indy 500.
Ever the showman, Fernando Alonso ends his post-race conference by swigging from a carton of milk.
Alonso in good spirits despite engine failure. McLaren CEO Zak Brown says Spaniard "didn't put a foot wrong", "stunned" by another failure.
WATCH - Alonso talks after Indy exit.
ESPN's Dr. Jerry Punch speaks with Fernando Alonso after his exit from the 101st Indianapolis 500 due to engine failure.
Takuma Sato does it, winning the 101st Indianapolis 500 by holding off three-time winner Helio Castroneves over the final five laps.
Takuma Sato gets by leader Helio Castroneves with five laps to go! Chilton dropping back.
Five-car crash halts Indy 500.
The Indy 500 had another big crash with just 17 laps to go as Will Power and James Hinchcliffe were among those who were forced out of the race.
Max Chilton is still hanging on with nine laps to go, but Helio Castroneves is charging hard.
Alonso's Indy 500 ends with Honda engine failure
Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 debut ended in circumstances he has grown used to in Formula One: a Honda engine failure.
Big wreck involving four cars with 16 laps to go in Turns 1 and 2. Oriol Servia, James Davison, James Hinchcliffe and Will Power were taken out of the race. Yellow flag for now.
Alonso's Indy 500 hopes dashed after engine problems.
Fernando Alonso's first Indianapolis 500 ended early after his No. 29 car was seen emitting smoke with just 21 laps to go.
What I love about #Indy500 crowds is that they appreciate a racer who appreciates their race. That's why Fernando Alonso just received a standing ovation after leaving the race with a blown engine. The F1 champ embraced his time here from day one.
And Fernando Alonso's day is over! His engine gave out on Lap 179. Another Honda bites the dust.
With the engine of Charlie Kimball giving out on Lap 167, there are mounting concerns for all the Honda drivers in the field.
With 100 miles to go, Max Chilton leads, but Charlie Kimball and Helio Castroneves are in the best position to win because they are on a more secure fuel strategy in third and fourth place. All they need is a caution, which they will more than likely get.
Only standing room left in McLaren's F1 motor home in Monaco. Huge interest from the paddock in the Indy 500.
Quickest pit stop during last round for Fernando Alonso. That's no small triumph. One of the biggest issues for Indy 500 interlopers over the years has been the usage of part-time pit crews vs other full-time IndyCar teams. This crew is essentially an all-star team from Andretti Autosport's various other racing teams.
Ryan Hunter-Reay's engine blew up after he had led the most laps. Now is when the engineers and owners calling the race start to think about alternate strategies. There are 60 of 200 laps left.
Lazier hits the wall hard on Lap 122 of Indy 500.
1996 Indianapolis 500 winner Buddy Lazier loses control while turning on Lap 122 of the Indianapolis 500.
Maurice Hamilton looks back on the remarkable life of one of motorsport's true greats.
The award-winning film, released in the U.S. this year, follows the lives on and off the track of five Palestinian women street racers and the reality of living with military occupation.