104th Running of the Indianapolis 500 2020 Race Season Month of May NTT IndyCar Series

Pagenaud Earns $2.66 Million for Winning 103rd Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge

Story Credit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway PR
Photo Credit: INDYCAR Photo

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 27, 2019 – Simon Pagenaud earned $2,669,529 from an overall purse of $13,090,536 for his victory Sunday, May 26 in the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

2016 NTT IndyCar Series champion Pagenaud, from Montmorillon, France, captured his first victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” in the No. 22 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet. He beat 2016 winner Alexander Rossi to the finish by .2086 of a second to score the record-extending 18th Indianapolis 500 victory for Team Penske.

Pagenaud took the lead for good on Lap 199 of the 200-lap race. He led seven times for 116 laps, becoming the first pole sitter to win since Helio Castroneves in 2009.

Rossi, from Nevada City, California, earned $759,179 in the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS Honda. He led five times for 22 laps, continuing his streak of leading in all four of his career “500” starts.

2017 Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato earned $540,454 for finishing third in the No. 30 Mi-Jack/Panasonic Honda.

2017 NTT IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden earned $462,904 for finishing fourth in the No. 2 Shell V-Power Nitro Plus Team Penske Chevrolet.

Rounding out the top five was 2018 winner and 2014 series champion Will Power in the No. 12 Verizon 5G Team Penske Chevrolet, who earned $444,554.

Team Penske placed three cars in the top five.

Santino Ferrucci earned $435,404 for his seventh-place finish after starting 23rd in the No. 19 Cly-Del Manufacturing Honda, including $50,000 for being named Rookie of the Year. Ferrucci, who led one lap, was the highest-finishing rookie among the six drivers making their first Indianapolis 500 starts this year.

The Indianapolis 500 purse consists of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and NTT IndyCar Series awards, plus other designated and special awards. Purse awards were announced and presented at the Victory Celebration on Monday, May 27 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.

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Car

Driver

Car Name

Pts

Total Pts

Earnings

1

22

Simon Pagenaud

Menards Team Penske Chevrolet

112

250

$2,669,529

2

27

Alexander Rossi

NAPA AUTO PARTS Honda

82

228

$759,179

3

30

Takuma Sato

Mi-Jack / Panasonic Honda

71

203

$540,454

4

2

Josef Newgarden

Shell V-Power Nitro Plus Team Penske Chevrolet

67

249

$462,904

5

12

Will Power

Verizon 5G Team Penske Chevrolet

65

184

$444,554

6

20

Ed Carpenter

Preferred Freezer Services Chevrolet

65

65

$450,554

7

19

Santino Ferrucci (R)

Cly-Del Manufacturing Honda

53

129

$435,404

8

28

Ryan Hunter-Reay

DHL Honda

48

157

$379,129

9

14

Tony Kanaan

ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet

44

110

$369,129

10

25

Conor Daly

United States Air Force Honda

40

40

$230,805

11

5

James Hinchcliffe

Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda

38

145

$365,129

12

33

James Davison

Dale Coyne with Byrd and Belardi Honda

36

36

$220,305

13

63

Ed Jones

Ed Carpenter Racing Scuderia Corsa Chevrolet

40

118

$233,305

14

21

Spencer Pigot

Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet

40

133

$377,229

15

4

Matheus Leist

ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet

30

108

$344,129

16

39

Pippa Mann

Driven2SaveLives Chevrolet

28

28

$200,305

17

9

Scott Dixon

PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing Honda

27

203

$359,204

18

3

Helio Castroneves

Pennzoil Team Penske Chevrolet

24

33

$200,305

19

24

Sage Karam

DRR WIX Filters Chevrolet

22

22

$204,305

20

48

JR Hildebrand

DRR Salesforce Chevrolet

20

20

$200,305

21

60

Jack Harvey

AutoNation / SiriusXM Honda

18

118

$200,305

22

77

Oriol Servia

Fuel Battery Team Stange w/ Arrow SPM Honda

16

16

$203,305

23

7

Marcus Ericsson (R)

Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda

14

81

$384,629

24

42

Jordan King (R)

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda

12

12

$200,805

25

23

Charlie Kimball

Fiasp Chevrolet

10

23

$200,305

26

98

Marco Andretti

U.S. Concrete / Curb Honda

10

105

$334,129

27

15

Graham Rahal

United Rentals Honda

10

123

$334,129

28

10

Felix Rosenqvist (R)

NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing Honda

11

117

$353,279

29

26

Zach Veach

Gainbridge Honda

10

83

$334,129

30

18

Sebastien Bourdais

Sealmaster Honda

13

124

$342,129

31

32

Kyle Kaiser

Juncos Racing Chevrolet

10

22

$205,305

32

81

Ben Hanley (R)

10 Star DragonSpeed Chevrolet

10

31

$200,805

33

88

Colton Herta (R)

Harding Steinbrenner Racing Honda

15

110

$351,129

Jared DePouw
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