It's time to finally believe in Takuma Sato
After seven-plus years on the IndyCar circuit, the 40-year-old Tokyo-born journeyman won the Indianapolis 500 and reminded us what Dario Franchitti already knows: Sato's a "great guy and he's clearly got a heavy right foot."
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 overjoyed with Indy 500 victory.
Takuma Sato shares his excitement over his "unbelievable moment" as the victor of the 101st Indy 500 race.
Alonso will 'definitely' return to Indy 500
Fernando Alonso says he will "definitely" return to the Indy 500 in the future after an engine failure scuppered his bid to win the event at the first attempt.
Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix.
It was a battle of the pits in the Monaco Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel managed to undercut teammate Kimi Raikkonen to take the victory.
Sato edges out Castroneves.
At the 101st Indy 500, Scott Dixon survives a fiery wreck as Takuma Sato takes the lead with five laps left to win the race and prevent Helio Castroneves from capturing his fourth trophy.
Saunders: Alonso leaves with a new fan base.
ESPN's Nate Saunders assesses Fernando Alonso's performance in his first Indianapolis 500 and the two-time Formula One champion's future after the current season.
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.
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.
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.
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.