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Honda engines cost Fernando Alonso, Ryan Hunter-Reay in Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Everyone driving a Honda in the Indianapolis 500 knew it was a risk-reward deal. Takuma Sato drove a Honda to victory. But Honda’s engine troubles drove others crazy. 971 more words


Helio misses history by two-tenths of a second

INDIANAPOLIS – Fifty-three laps in he was gripping the steering wheel, ducking his head, closing his eyes and hoping like hell he’d see Lap 54. Nobody saw that jaw-dropping crash Sunday like Helio Castroneves saw it. 1,022 more words


Despite race of a lifetime, Ed Jones hungry for more

INDIANAPOLIS — There was a throng of media asking questions of Helio Castroneves and Ed Jones, but for a brief moment, it was as if they were in a room alone. 625 more words


Hélio Castroneves refuses to give up on making Indy 500 history

INDIANAPOLIS – For a guy who finished second in the Indy 500 for the third time in his career – by just .2011 seconds to first-time winner Takuma Sato – Hélio Castroneves was surprisingly cheerful after the race. 405 more words


Castroneves is second in Indy 500, but jumps to No. 1 in IndyCar standings

Second-place may be the first loser, but for Helio Castroneves, finishing second in Sunday’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 left him with a very nice consolation prize: 152 more words

Rogers: Takuma Sato finds unbridled joy, redemption with Indy 500 win

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Takuma Sato learned to speak English at the birthplace of William Shakespeare but when the moment of his career came it wasn’t the Queen’s tongue, or his native Japanese, or even words at all that left his mouth. 740 more words


Another Andretti Autosport Car Wins the 101st Indianapolis 500


Last year, Alexander Rossi, a rookie driver, won the Indy 500 with the Andretti Autosport team. Now another car from their team has won it for the second time in the past four years. 181 more words