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After yet another incredible round of late racing on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, Sunday’s 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 ended under an anti-climactic and controversial yellow flag. For Takuma Sato, it meant glory.
The 43-year-old Rahal Letterman Lanigan driver edged Scott Dixon on track with just over 25 laps to go. They shuffled to the front with 15 to go, and then glided to the checkered flag under caution.
With five laps to go, as Sato and Dixon nearly ended up side-by-side at the start-finish line, Sato’s teammate Spencer Pigot got sideways in Turn 4. The slide into the pit lane