In addition to the glory, the winner of the Indianapolis 500 takes a lot of prize money. The Japanese Takuma Sato, winner of the 101st edition of the legendary test, can attest to that.
For his success at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Japanese won $ 2.458.129, an amount that well compensates for the waiting time as he achieved victory on his eighth attempt.
The Brazilian Helio Castroneves, who finished second, took 770.629 dollars; while Britain's Ed Jones, who finished third, accumulated $ 535.629.
The Spanish Fernando Alonso, who abandoned 20 laps from the end, also had his check. In this case, he pocketed $ 305.805.
In total, u $ s 13.178.369 were distributed.
|1993||Belgium||Benneton||Ricardo Patresse||3,2 sec|
|2012||Germany||McLaren||Jenson Button||2,31 sec|
|2013||Malaysia||Red Bull||Mark Webber||2,05 sec|
|2013||United States||Red Bull||Mark Webber||1,923 sec|
|2016||Europe (*)||Williams||Felipe Massa||1,920 sec|
|2019||Britain||Red Bull||Pierre Gasly||1,910 sec|
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